It was the company Razer who first aimed to fit a gaming laptop into a very thin body with the Razer Blade. And just very recently, Gigabyte unveiled at the CES 2014 a new line of gaming notebooks that are housed in a very thin profile–the Gigabyte Aorus series.
Weighing at just 2.9kg or 6.4 pounds with a thickness of 22.9 mm or 0.9 inches, the new Gigabyte Aorus X7 is certainly not as light and thin as the Macbook Air–or even the Macbook Pro 15 inch retina for that matter. But, these numbers are very much amazing considering what the 17.3 inch Aorus packs inside. Powered by a quad-core 4th generation Intel Core i7-4700HQ running at 2.4 to 3.4GHz with up to 32 GB of RAM plus a dual NVIDIA GTX 765M GPUs in SLI configuration, this is the ultimate gaming notebook in a very thin, full aluminum chasis a gamer can wish for. (more…)