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Looking for an insane new gaming laptop? Look no further

Gigabyte at CES 2014 unveiled a new gaming laptop that’s very thin and light considering it packs two NVIDIA GTX 765M SLI graphics cards under the hood. The 17.3-inch Aorus X7 has a height of

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Gigabyte at CES 2014 unveiled a new gaming laptop that’s very thin and light considering it packs two NVIDIA GTX 765M SLI graphics cards under the hood. The 17.3-inch Aorus X7 has a height of just 22.9mm, and weighs 2.9 kilograms. By comparison, Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has a height of 18mm and weighs 2 kilograms. To keep the Aorus X7 cool, Gigabyte has designed a system that includes five thermal pipes, four vents and two fans, while giving gamers manual control over the fans with three customizable profiles.

Other Aorus X7 specs include a Full HD (1080p) display, fourth-gen Intel Core i7-4700HQ processor, up to 32GB of RAM, up to three hard drive slots that can take two SSDs up to 512GB each and a 2.5-inch HDD up to 1TB, Killer Lan chip, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, USB 3.0 and HDMI support, two 2-watt speakers and two woofers, which make it a gaming machine users will enjoy.

The Aorus X7 will start selling in March, for $2,099 (Rs 130,589 approximately) to $2,799 (Rs 174,139 approximately) depending on configuration.

Additionally, the company has also announced a few gaming accessories including the Thunder M7 mouse with 16 programmable buttons, the Thunder K7 keyboard and Thunder M7 headphones that offer true 5.1 Surround Sound, and has created a Steam Machine prototype of its own.

  • Published Date: January 9, 2014 11:54 AM IST