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GIGABYTE P57W-SL2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of GIGABYTE P57W-SL2. The average rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the performance and reliability. The durability and design are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical reviews about the size and usability.

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On average, users rate this product 100/100.

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Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

GIGABYTE P57W-SL2

 

This laptop is absolutely amazing. Gigabyte is easily the superior choice over the more popular MSI and Asus brands. -Great quality exterior build. The laptop feels solid, and not like cheap plastic. -The price is unbeatable for the parts you are...

-None so far

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Zichun Z. (newegg.com)

the cheapest GTX970m+I7 6700hq

 

Overall. the upgrade for ssd is the best function that i would love to have on this machine. I can just swap out the DVD driver and put in the ssd with the driver container. then i dont have to tear down the machine. also i can get another cheap ssd to...

-great performance based on the graphic card. -you can replace the dvd driver with your own ssd so easily without tear down the laptop -good battery life -great heating solution with dual fans -the price can't be beat by any other same spec brands such...

-not that fancy looking -big laptop and heavy( still not as heavy as MSI and Alienware) -mine have the backlight bleeding issue. -only one m.2 slot. another one slot has no function to use. -no thunderbolt

May, 2016

Consumer review by: James L. (newegg.com)

Nice laptop - no complaints

 

I was looking to get either an ASUS or MSI gaming laptop. Seemed like they had a lot of missed reviews. Found some Gigabyte laptops, pretty much all with great reviews. Took a chance and glad I did. Better price than ASUS and MSI with better hardware....

-Built solid -Nice features -Not too flashy -Stays cool under pressure - even under full gaming load temps stay down -Not noisy. I was expecting the fans to scream under load but I barely hear anything. -Minimal bloatware. Basically the only software...

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Apr, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:4

Battery

Battery Capacity:75.81
Battery capacity (Watt hours):75.81
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Camera

Front Camera:Y

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:17.3
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:180

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:3
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191B
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 LE
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:2.0
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:180

Processor

Bus type:DMI3
Chipset:Intel HM170
Configurable TDP-down:35
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM170
PCI Express configurations:1x8+2x4, 1x16, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:I7-6700HQ
Processor boost frequency:3.5
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor cores:4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:2.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:I7-6700HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1440
Processor threads:8
Stepping:R0
System bus data transfer rate:8
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88967
Processor code:SR2FQ
Processor package size:42
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Number of hard drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Solid-state drive interface:M.2
Solid-state drive interfaces:M.2
Storage media:HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1128

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.4
Height:0.98
Weight:6.39
Width:16.6