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Gigabyte P2542G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Gigabyte P2542G. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and reliability. The screen and performance are also appreciated. The keyboard and touchpad get less positive reviews.

design, performance, screen, reliability, battery

price, touchpad, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Gigabyte P2542G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review Gigabyte P2542G Notebook


Yellow Yellow… The Taiwanese manufacturer, Gigabyte wants to make a mark in the PC world even though it is well established in the hardware components sector. The new P2542G features a Full-HD panel, Blu-ray burner and a GeForce GTX 660M that is not...

Bright Full-HD screen with a matt surface, Good software packet (includes PowerDVD 10), Great program performance, Metal hand-rest areas, Decent battery life, Optimus graphics switching technology, Good input devices, Lovely workmanship, mSATA slot,...

Ports placed quite far back, High temperatures, No keyboard backlight, Clearly audible at load, Rough touchpad surface, Rickety service flap, Quite expensive, The high price will turn away many potential buyers

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (

Gigabyte P2542G gaming notebook pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint


Deep within the Churchill War Rooms in central London, Pocket-lint was invited to take a gander at Taiwanese giant Gigabyte's latest laptops. Most striking

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


HD type:Full HD


Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166


4G: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2


Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:71459
Processor package size:37.5