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Gigabyte U2442F

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Gigabyte U2442F. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the design and portability are generally positive. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the keyboard, and there are some mixed opinions about the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Gigabyte U2442F is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Gigabyte U2442F

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Gigabyte U2442F from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the size and battery are generally positive. The screen and portability also get good feedback, whereas the price and design get mixed reviews.

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50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2020

Expert review by : TechSpot (techspot)

Gigabyte U2442F Ultrabook Review

 

Without question the Gigabyte U2442F is cutting edge stuff when it comes to ultrabook performance. Armed with a 3rd-Gen Core i7 processor, plenty of memory, and a quality SSD, the U2442F is as capable as a high-end desktop. Where the U2442F falters is...

May, 2013

Expert review by : Trace Hagan (tweaktown.com)

GIGABYTE U2442F Ultrabook Laptop Review

 

We take a look at GIGABYTE's U2442F Ultrabook, which features discrete graphics to enable gaming while remaining light and portable.

Jan, 2013

GOOD GEAR GUIDE - BEST BUYS

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Gigabyte U2442F Extreme Ultrabook

 

Gigabyte has designed an Ultrabook that allows you to do a lot more than just browse the Web and compose emails

Excellent configuration ; Matte screen ; Backlit keyboard

Screen's build quality could be better ; Keyboard isn't great

Gigabyte's interpretation of what an Ultrabook should be is a good one and the company has created a computer that's not only light and highly mobile, but also very fast. There are some aspects of the build quality that could be better, but for the...

May, 2013

Expert review by : Alan Dexter (techradar.com)

Gigabyte U2442F review

 

An Ultrabook designed for gamers

Strong GPU performance ; Great native resolution ; Plenty of RAM ; Impressive battery life ; Fast SSD

Limited storage capacity ; Uninspiring construction ; Relatively expensive

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Gigabyte U2442F Extreme Ultrabook

 

Gigabyte has designed an Ultrabook that allows you to do a lot more than just browse the Web and compose emails

Excellent configuration ; Matte screen ; Backlit keyboard

Screen's build quality could be better ; Keyboard isn't great

May, 2013

Expert review by : Katharine Byrne (expertreviews.co.uk)

Gigabyte U2442F review

 

Its screen could be better, but this is a great Ultrabook, particularly for gamers

May, 2013

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Gigabyte i7 Notebook U2442F

 

Gigibyte are best known for making motherboards for both desktop and notebook computers. They also make rather good notebooks as the motherboard is itself perhaps the single most important component in the notebook.

The Gigabyte i7 Notebook U2442F measures 33.5x23x2cm, the last figure is thickness and the figure quoted is at the front add another.5cm at the rear. It weighs 1.6kilos. The screen display is 1600x900. Model numbers for some computers often give no...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Gerald Lynch (techdigest.tv)

REVIEW: Gigabyte U2442F ultrabook

 

Gigabyte turn their attention away from motherboards to the ultrabook market with the release of the Gigabyte U2442F. A well-rounded portable machine with dedicated graphics, find out just how well it performs in our full review.

A very worthy ultrabook, the Gigabyte U2442F is in the enviable position of being able to provide some decent gaming chops in a portable, fast-booting style. It's not the thinnest, nor the lightest, but its one of the more flexible machines...

Jun, 2013

PC&TECH AUTHORITY - Recommended!

Expert review by : John Gillooly (pcauthority.com.au)

Review: Gigabyte U2442F Ultrabook

 

An excellent Ultrabook option for power users, from a very unlikely source.

Not only is the U2442F a great performer for the pricetag, but it feels like it could be the start of the company becoming a serious player in an area in which it has always been second rate, and focused on gimmicks over functionality and performance.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Good deal... but Beware, No GDDR5

 

There's a relative lack of ultrabooks with good graphics due to cooling limitations. Here we have an ultrabook that looks like a GREAT deal but upon closer examination is slightly less attractive than you'd think. Windows 8 may be a "downside" for some...

A touchscreen laptop with decent graphics, if not a homerun ; Low price (relative) ; Touch screen ; Decent display resolution ; Little to no bloatware ; Good build quality

Overall, there's no glaring problems, just some design decisions that limit the laptop somewhat ; Older Ivy Bridge processor ; No GDDR5 -- Seriously limits GPU performance -- effective performance is like a GeForce 640 LE (see TechSpot review) ; No...

Nov, 2013
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