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Gigabyte X11

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Gigabyte X11. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the design and screen are generally positive. The performance and durability are also appreciated. There are some critical reviews about the size and touchpad.

portability, durability, performance, screen, design

battery, keyboard, touchpad, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Gigabyte X11 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Gigabyte X11

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Gigabyte X11 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the battery and screen. The design and performance are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the keyboard and size.

durability, performance, design, screen, battery

size, keyboard

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Gigabyte X11 review: slim and powerful but not without flaws

 

The Gigabyte X11 is elegantly designed and amazingly fast, but it strikes out with a bad keyboard and trackpad, poor build quality and dismal battery life.

Exceptionally thin and light ; Fast performance

Flimsy body ; Uncomfortable keyboard and trackpad ; Short battery life ; Underwhelming display

To borrow a metaphor from the world of soccer, the X11 is a "highlights player." The sort that dazzles you with tricks and flicks when you catch the edited tidbits, but fails to impress when placed under any sort of scrutiny. Admittedly, our unit was a...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: ZDNet (zdnet.com)

Gigabyte X11 ultrabook review

 

Summary: This lighter-than-MacBook-Air 11.6in. ultrabook has a slim but sturdy carbon-fibre chassis and performs well for a system with integrated graphics, although battery life is slightly disappointing.

Extremely slim and lightweight, Strong carbon-fibre chassis, Solid performance, Good-quality screen

One or two keyboard layout issues, Noticeable fan noise at times, Moderate battery life

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Jeff Parsons (techradar.com)

Gigabyte X11 Ultrabook review

 

Taiwanese company Gigabyte debuts the world's lightest Ultrabook

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Lars-Göran Nilsson (pocket-lint.com)

Gigabyte X11 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

Gigabyte has unveiled the Gigabyte X11, a new extremely light Ultrabook that weights just 975g, and Pocket-lint was at the launch to have a quick play

May, 2012

Expert review by: Tom Morgan (expertreviews.co.uk)

Gigabyte X11 review

 

Carbon fibre is a great way to keep Ultrabooks light, but the Gigabyte X11 falls down in other areas

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / Intel HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:0.8 / 1.6

Battery

Battery Capacity:35
Battery capacity (Watt hours):35
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery voltage:7.4

Camera

Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera:N

Certificates

Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Carbon fiber
Market positioning:Ultrabook
Product type:Ultrabook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:11.6
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

Disc types supported: No
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:HD / Intel HDA
Display:LED
Graphics adapter family:Intel
HD-Ready: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x
Internal modem: No
Number of products included:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Volume Control:Digital

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: No
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):17 / 19
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM77 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-3317U / I7-3517U
Processor boost frequency:2.6 / 3
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:1.7 / 1.9
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-3317U / I7-3517U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
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 Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
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):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:65707 / 65714
Processor code:SR0N6 / SR0N8
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Y

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
Storage media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.56
Height:0.65
Height (front):0.118
Height (rear):0.65
Weight:34.4
Width:11.7