Gigabyte is increasing its ever-growing laptop computer household with a few new product traces, together with the 15.6-inch G5 sequence and 17.3-inch G7 sequence. Collectively there are half a dozen SKUs evenly unfold out between the 2, all six of which pair an Intel twelfth Gen Core i5-12500H processor with one in all three completely different discrete GeForce RTX 30 sequence GPUs.
The Core i5-12500H is base on Intel’s Alder Lake-H structure, which is its newest and best till Raptor Lake arrives. This specific SKU is a mid-range chip with a 12-core/16-thread configuration consisting of 4 P-cores clocked at as much as 4.5GHz and eight E-cores clocked at as much as 3.3GHz. It additionally options 18MB of L3 cache and Iris Xe graphics.
Gigabyte is not advertising these as strictly gaming laptops, and as a substitute views the G5 and G7 as Jacks of all trades (gaming, multitasking, leisure, working, and so forth). Gaming is not simply an afterthought, although. There’s a MUX change to permit the discrete GPU to output immediately the show for a little bit of a efficiency increase, and three RTX choices—GeForce RTX 3050 4GB (G5 GE and G7 GE), GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB (G5 ME and G7 ME), and GeForce RTX 3060 6GB (G5 KE and G7 KE).
These are modest choices, the considering possible being that hardcore players will go for a pricier mannequin constructed particularly for gaming.
“People’s lifestyles, including the patterns in the aspects of study, work, entertainment, etc., have changed significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, a laptop with high performance and portability is necessary for people to fulfill their new daily life. This leads to the ultimate creation of Gigabyte’s latest generation of multitasking gaming laptops.
All six SKUs features a 1920×1080 resolution with a 144Hz refresh rate. They also support up to 64GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and come standard with a 512GB NVMe SSD. Other features includes Wi-Fi 6 + Bluetooth 5.2 wireless connectivity, a 1MP webcam, backlit keyboard (15 colors), and an assortment I/O ports that vary by SKU.
Gigabyte hasn’t said when its G5 and G7 laptops will be available or how much they’ll cost. Looking at the overall specs, we anticipate they’ll be relatively affordable, but we’ll have to wait and see.