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Ibuypower Valkyrie CZ 17

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability. The screen also gets good feedback. The keyboard and performance get mixed reviews. Many are critical about the size and portability.

price, screen

battery, keyboard, portability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Ibuypower Valkyrie CZ 17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review iBuyPower Valkyrie CZ-17 Notebook

 

DTR Powerhouse. Introduced late last year, the Valkyrie series is

Strong brushed aluminum case and smooth aesthetics; Extreme GPU, SSD and overall system performance; Easy maintenance without voiding warranty; High performance HDD; High quality matte TN display; Good battery life

Reduced graphics performance when running on batteries; Fan noise always audible; Touch-sensitive controls not always responsive; Relatively heavy even for its size class; No extended warranty options; Battery will sometimes not charge

Though an MSI rebrand at its core, the slightly redesigned chassis feels sturdier and sleeker.

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iBuyPower Valkyrie CZ-17

 

The iBuypower Valkyrie CZ-17 laptop is a multimedia powerhouse with some gaming prowess. It's good, but not necessarily the best at this price point.

Quad-core i7 processor. Good 3D performance. Excellent multimedia performance. HDMI and VGA. Killer branded Ethernet. Internal upgrade space for memory and second hard drive

Ultra-short battery life. Can't quite play smoothly at 1080p at high quality. Negligible Turbo and cooling settings. Start key on right side of keyboard. Busy keyboard layout. Could use an SSD at this price point. No touch screen. No 5GHz Wi-Fi....

The iBuypower Valkyrie CZ-17 ($1,399 list) is a large, purpose-built performance laptop, and there's no doubt that you're carrying a lot of performance hardware with you. It's a true desktop replacement, with upgradable components, space for multiple...

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iBUYPOWER Valkyrie CZ-17 Gaming Laptop Review

 

'Final ThoughtsGaming laptops, there really are not that many to choose from, but if you are going to make a gaming laptop there are 2 main things that you are going to need if you want gamers to take your product seriously. \xa0First off is the...

'17.3inch 1920 x 1080 matte screen, \x96 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M 4GB graphics, \x96 Backlit keyboard and other accent lights, \x96 Comfortable keyboard, \x96 Plenty of expansion (USB, eSATA & extra hard drive bay)'

Trackpad not that responsive at all

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iBuyPower Valkyrie CZ-17 Review

 

One of the best side-effects to the focus that manufacturers have placed upon energy efficiency and cool running hardware, is that modern laptops have become extraordinarily powerful when compared to their earlier brethren.

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