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Gigabyte P2742G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the build quality and reliability. The screen and battery are also mentioned favorably. Views about the keyboard and value for money are mixed, while many are less positive about the portability.

battery, screen, reliability, build quality

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Gigabyte P2742G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Gigabyte P2742G-CF1

 

The Gigabyte P2742G-CF1 laptop will get you on the gaming grid, but the overall package isn't the best, even at the affordable price.

Affordable price. Relatively long lasting battery. 17-inch, 1080p display

Keyboard is oddly spaced, with no backlight. Limited performance

Looking for an affordable gaming laptop? The Gigabyte P2742G-CF1 ($1,499.00 list) might fit the bill. In a category where prices regularly register in the thousands, it's nice to see a gaming rig that costs less than a used car. While the performance...

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Gigabyte P2742G review

 

Pitched as a high-end gaming portable, this better have some grunty graphics

Powerful quad-core Intel processor ; Better-than-average full-HD 17-inch display ; SSD for great storage performance ; Decent battery life for a desktop replacement ; Keyboard has solid base and nice feel

Nvidia 660M graphics isn't truly high end ; Expensive for mid-range graphics ; Too heavy to be truly portable ; Chassis plastics are uninspiring ; Look elsewhere for all-day battery life

Put it all together and you have a system with no performance weak points that can turn its hand to just about anything. Video encoding on the go. Web browsing in the airport lounge. A machine you occasionally use to power a home cinema rig. And yes,...

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REVIEW: Gigabyte P2742-G gaming laptop

 

An affordable gaming laptop that promises "unprecedented performance", can Gigabyte's P2742-G punch above its weight when it comes to running the top PC games? Read our full review to find out.

Though billed as a high-performance gaming rig, the Gigabyte P2742-G never really manages to rise above the sort of experience you'd expect from an affordable gaming laptop. While the screen is a high point, middling in-game frame rates and a truly...

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:Full HD

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEFORCE GTX660M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM77
Processor:Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I7-3630QM
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