Following Nvidia’s announcement of its RTX 3000 cellular sequence, Gigabyte has introduced additions to its Aorus and Aero traces which can incorporate the brand new GPUs. Gigabyte says they’ll ship “beautiful ray-traced gaming experiences in Cyberpunk 2077 and different AAA titles.”
Aorus laptops are conventional gaming laptops, whereas the Aero line targets content material creators. The variations are largely exterior — Aorus merchandise typically provide higher-refresh price screens the place Aero fashions go for extra color-accurate panels, and Aero laptops have a subdued and fashionable design whereas Aorus laptops look extra like… gaming laptops. Inside, nevertheless, the chips are largely the identical.
The flagship of the Aorus line, the 17.3-inch Aorus 17G, is for “hardcore players” based on Gigabyte. The spotlight is that it has a mechanical keyboard with unique Omron switches. It additionally features a 300Hz display, one of many quickest shows yow will discover on a gaming laptop computer.
There are two new 15.6-inch fashions as properly: the Aorus 15G and the Aorus 15P. Each include a 240Hz FHD display (which nonetheless shouldn’t be an excessive amount of of a body price bottleneck in lots of fashionable video games). The 15G is extra portability-focused — Gigabyte says it delivers eight hours of battery life.
All three Aorus fashions will be configured with as much as an Intel Core i7 H-series processor; the 2 G fashions can go as much as a GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, whereas the 15P goes as much as an RTX 3070.
On the Aero aspect there are two new Aero 17 fashions (one with a 4K HDR panel and one with a daily FHD panel) and two new Aero 15 fashions (one with a 4K HDR AMOLED display and one with a daily FHD panel). Gigabyte says the OLED configuration will cowl one hundred pc of the DCI-P3 colour gamut. It’s additionally touting the Aeros’ connectivity — they help HDMI 2.1, MiniDP, Thunderbolt 3, and a UHS-II SD card reader.
Each the Aero 17 HDR and Aero 15 OLED embody as much as a GeForce RTX 3080 and an Intel Core i9. The Aero 17 maxes out at a GeForce RTX 3060 and a Core i7; the Aero 15 additionally stops on the Core i7 however can embody an RTX 3070.
All seven fashions can be found to preorder now and can ship after January twenty sixth. Hyperlinks and pricing are under: