Gigabyte is well-known for designing and creating some of the best, creator-focused laptops on the market. For 2021, Gigabyte is focused on introducing a new midrange line that is aimed specifically at younger consumers. This range offers machines that are built not only for the best gaming capabilities in the industry but also handle multi-tasking efficiency.
However, even though the new range is exciting news, the existing Gigabyte laptops should not be cast aside as they still form part of top lists around the world where gaming and high-performance rigs are concerned.
PC International is the leading provider of the best quality IT equipment, amidst others, and with PC International, clients will find a vast number of computer hardware that will suit the varying needs of all consumers, from home use to corporate, business, and gaming.
PC International has a comprehensive online store that features some of the newest computers and computer accessories, all at competitive prices. PC International also offers a wide range of the best Gigabyte laptops for sale in South Africa.
The Aorus has quickly become one of Gigabyte’s best sellers due to its strong reviews for a decent keyboard, adequate gaming performance, and a neat design. The Model is powered by Intel Core i7-10750H and higher, with the G5 and G7 that are powered by 10th generation Intel processors, making them some of the most powerful machines on the market.
The Aero is a laptop that is aimed at designers as well as creative professionals, and it does not look like the typical laptops that will come to mind when someone says “creators”, with most other laptops such as these sporting thinner, slimmer, sleeker designs. The Aero can only be described as a beast.
The Aero features a bright LED logo on its lid, large visible vents on the back of the machine as well as the bottom, and it has a colourful RGB keyboard that is bound to turn heads. The Aero sports a colour-accurate OLED screen and has high-end gaming performance which makes it sought after by both gamers and designers alike.
The G-series is Gigabyte’s attempt at providing consumers with a more affordable laptop used for productivity. It is a budget-friendly machine that sports Intel Core i7 and a robust RTX graphics card along with full HD screens. The G-series is high-performance and can handle a variety of tasks simultaneously without ever slowing down, with a robust battery life and an attractive design.
The processors used by Gigabyte are both robust and powerful in providing consumers with some of the best performance imaginable in the computer industry. The Gigabyte laptops sold by PC International come with the most updated Intel Core processors, so consumers need not worry about upgrades.
I3 is the entry-level processor and the first of a variety of speeds that can range from between 1.30GHz up to a maximum of 3.50GHz. There is consistent development in progress to achieve higher speeds and i3 processors can feature a 3MB or 4MB cache which uses LGA 1150 or LGA 1155 sockets, positioned on the motherboard.
In addition, i3 processers may be dual-core but there are very few that are quad-core, using either DDR3 1333 or DDR3 1600 RAM.
Intel i5 processors can either be dual-core or they can feature quad-core processors that are used in laptops as well as many desktop computers. The Intel i5 can achieve speeds between 1.90GHz and 3.80GHz. These i5 processors also have a cache ranging between 3MB, 4MB, and 6MB.
The Intel i5 processer makes use of a LGA 1150 or LGA 1155 socket which is positioned on the motherboard. Even though most Intel Core i5’s can either be dual-core or quad-core, there are high-end machines that feature up to six cores. Core i5’s make use of either DDR3 1333 or DDR3 1600 RAM.
Intel Core i7’s can either have four or six cores and they also feature stock frequencies that can range from as low as 3.5GHz up to 3.7GHz.
There are many high-performance i7’s that make their way into some desktop computers, but they are more commonly found in laptops and mobile devices. Most Core i7 processors are marketed specifically to the gaming community, digital artists, various animators, and even filmmakers.
The two most important concepts where storage is concerned surrounds Random Access Memory (RAM), and onboard memory. The type of storage that the consumer needs will depend on the purpose that their Gigabyte laptop will serve, with the Gigabyte laptops sold by PC International featuring RAM starting from 8GB to 32GB.
However, this is upgradable along with onboard storage. Gigabyte laptops sold by PC International have onboard storage that starts from 512 SSD up to 1TB SSD.
Gigabyte laptops have a variety of display sizes, with the Gigabyte Aorus 17G, Aero 17, and G7 featuring FHD 144Hz and 300Hz 17.3” displays while the Gigabyte Aorus 5, G5, Aero 15, and Aorus 15G sporting between UHD, FHD, 4K, and 240Hz displays.
Resolution is one of the most crucial factors as higher resolution translates to higher detail on the screen. This is an imperative factor especially for gamers and professionals such as designers. The Gigabyte laptops’ screen resolution will depend on the model that the consumer chooses, with most Gigabyte laptops featuring a 1920 x 1080 resolution apart from the Aero 15, which has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 display.
The Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED KC has a Samsung AMOLED 15.6” 4K display, while the Aero 15 OLED XA has a UHD OLED display.
Most of the models in the Gigabyte range either run on Windows 10 Home or Professional, while the Gigabyte Aero 15 i7 9750H does not feature an operating system and the Gigabyte G7 10870H has FreeDOS OS.
FreeDOS, which was previously known as Free-DOS and PD-DOS is a free operating system that is designed for IBM PC compatible computers with the intention of providing an environment that is DOS compatible and can be used to run legacy software in addition to supporting embedded systems.
Gigabyte laptops are not acclaimed for robust battery life; however, this can be extended by ensuring that the machine’s battery is cared for and maintained. Batteries are available from a variety of Gigabyte providers such as PC International that offers accessories at competitive, affordable prices.
Gigabyte chargers are designed to work across a variety of models without having one type of charger per machine. These are also available from providers such as PC International.
While most laptop users adapt to using the track pad, there are those who prefer to make use of a mouse, whether the old-fashioned wired version, or a more modern wireless, Bluetooth version. Consumers can browse PC International’s online store to find the solution that works best for them.
Gigabyte laptops’ screens ensure that the consumer experiences vibrant colors and crisp details throughout the range.
Gigabyte laptops have robust, powerful, innovative technology where graphics cards are concerned, and laptops feature either GTX or RTX graphics cards that range from 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB.
As some of the leading gaming laptops in the industry, Gigabyte laptops have some of the best motherboards in the industry, namely intel CPUs.
All drivers necessary for normal operation come installed in Gigabyte laptops, with the option of upgrading and updating them either from the Windows website (for laptops running this OS) or by installing them from the Gigabyte website.
While most computer manufacturers focus on providing both laptops and desktop, Gigabyte’s strengths lay in the provision of powerful, portable, and high-end laptops for use by consumers.
Gigabyte laptops feature robust RAM as well as onboard storage, or SSD. RAM on Gigabyte laptops range between 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB while SSD is between 512 GB and 1TB.
Solid state drives, or SSD, may feature less storage than traditional, platter-based drives, but these drives are faster, and they tend to have an extended life.
|Processor||Intel i5 and i7||Intel Core i5, i7, Ryzen 5, and Ryzen 7||Intel i3, i5, i7||Intel i3, i5, i7, i9, Intel Xeon, Intel Celeron A6-9225, AMD A4, AMD Ryzen 3|
|Storage||32GB RAM Max, 1TB SSD||32GB RAM Max, 1TB SSD||16GB RAM Max, 1TB HDD/SSD||32GB RAM Max, 1TB SSD/HDD|
|Display Size||15.6” 4K, 17.3” FHD||17.3” FHD/UHD||17.3” FHD/UHD||17.3” FHD/UHD|
|Resolution||3840 x 2160 4K/UHD||3840 x 2160 UHD||3840 x 2160 UHD||3840 x 2160 UHD|
|Operating System||WIN 10/WIN 10 PRO, No OS, Free-DOS||WIN 10/WIN 10 PRO||WIN 10/ WIN 10 PRO||WIN 10/WIN 10 PRO|
|Price||From 20,699.00 ZAR to 46,574.00 ZAR||From 19,803.00 ZAR to 57,328.00 ZAR||From 10,924.00 ZAR to 48,299 ZAR||From 4,484.00 ZAR to 85,099.00|
Gigabyte is always a good choice according to a variety of reviews that praise the brand for its performance, design, and the pricing for what you get. It is especially praised as a high-end machine used for gaming and robust designs for creative consumers. It has amazing displays, resolutions, and a decent motherboard.
Gigabyte is a leading brand, and the accessories that are designed and made by Gigabyte boosts its popularity even more. Even though most other brands have a larger range of machines, the ones that are featured in Gigabyte’s range, namely the G-series, Aero, and Aorus, are advanced, powerful, and reliable machines that can be used for a variety of applications and purposes, from everyday work, hardcore gaming, designing, and numerous others.
Gigabyte Technology branded either as Gigabyte, or Giga-Byte, is a computer hardware manufacturer and distributor that was founded in 1986 and is based in Taiwan and the United States. Gigabyte is also involved with the manufacturing of custom graphics cards and the company was ranked 17th in the Top 20 Global Brands by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council in 2010.
Gigabyte Technology was founded by Pei-Cheng Yeh and one of its advertised features on its motherboards has always been its “Ultra Durable” construction which is advertised with “all solid capacitators”.
During August 2006, Gigabyte announced that it would enter a joint venture with Asus and in 2007, Gigabyte developed the world’s first software-controlled power supply. Gigabyte also introduced an innovative way to charge Apple iPads and iPhones in 2010 and in 2011, Gigabyte launched the first Z68 motherboard in the world which has an onboard mSATA connection for Intel SSD as well as Smart Response Technology.
Following this, in 2012, Gigabyte also released the world’s fist motherboard featuring a 60A ICs from International Rectifier.