GIGABYTE Aero 15W v8-BK4

GIGABYTE Aero 15W v8-BK4

Description

Intel Core i7-8750H 2.20 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, GeForce GTX 1060, Windows 10 Home 64-bit, 4.62 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $4875.93 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:86
GPU Benchmark:87
User ratings:80
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at high settings.
  • Poor value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:57/ 100

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Product nameGIGABYTE Aero 15W v8-BK4GIGABYTE AERO 15-X9-9RT5GIGABYTE Aero 15X v8-BK4MSI P65 Creator 8RE-020GIGABYTE Aero 15X v8-BK4
CPU Benchmark86better89868686
GPU Benchmark87better92better8987better89
Value for Money19better29better31better43better37
Popularity8080808080
Rating80worsebetter96worseworse
Shopineer score57better63better65better67better65
Price$4875.93better$2397.99better$2099.00better$1399.00better$2499.99
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-bitWindows 10 Home 64-bitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit
BrandGIGABYTEGIGABYTEGIGABYTEMSIGIGABYTE
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HDUHD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080better3840 x 2160
LCD FeaturesThin Bezel 144 Hz IPS Anti-glareThin Bezel, 144 Hz IPS, Anti-GlareThin Bezel 144 Hz IPS Anti-glareIPS-Level 60 Hz 72% NTSC Thin Bezel 100% sRGBThin Bezel 144 Hz IPS Anti-glare
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-8750H 2.20 GHzbetterIntel Core i9-8950HK 2.90 GHzIntel Core i7-8750H 2.20 GHzIntel Core i7-8750H 2.20 GHzIntel Core i7-8750H 2.20 GHz
Cores66666
Base Frequency2.2 GHzbetter2.9 GHz2.2 GHz2.2 GHz2.2 GHz
Boost Frequency4.1 GHzbetter4.8 GHz4.1 GHz4.1 GHz4.1 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GBbetter64 GB32 GB32 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2666DDR4 2666DDR4 2666DDR4 2666DDR4 2666
HDD
HDD RPM
SSD512 GBbetter1 TB512 GB512 GB512 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamHD CameraHD CameraHD Camera720p HD WebcamHD Camera
BatteryLi Polymer 94.24 WhLi Polymer 94.24 WhLi Polymer 94.24 Wh4-cell (82 WHr) Li-PolymerLi Polymer 94.24 Wh
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 1060betterGeForce RTX 2070betterGeForce GTX 1070 Max-QNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060betterGeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
Video Memory6 GBbetter8 GBbetter8 GB6 GBbetter8 GB
CommunicationWLANGigabit LAN and WLANWLANGigabit LAN and WLANWLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LANKiller Wireless-AC 1550802.11ac Wireless LANIntel 9560 Jefferson Peak (2x2 802.11ac)802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorBlackBlackBlackAluminum SilverBlack
Weight4.62 lbs.better4.4 lbs.4.62 lbs.better4.14 lbs.4.62 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake17214169
Alien: Isolation256238154116
Anno 1404365164
Anno 180081665025
Anno 2070179199164129
Anno 2205156937427
Anthem85635550
Apex Legends138877168
Ark Survival Evolved108473423
Ashes of the Singularity725551
Assassin's Creed Syndicate86816526
Assassin's Creed Unity73674632
Assassinīs Creed III787853
Assassinīs Creed IV: Black Flag60596253
Assassinīs Creed Odyssey78554731
Assassinīs Creed Origins75545042
Batman: Arkham City206201138102
Batman: Arkham Knight1281188258
Batman: Arkham Origins32526717782
Battlefield 11711238377
Battlefield 324417315454
Battlefield 420418316882
Battlefield Hardline17916711579
Battlefield V145857265
Battlefield: Bad Company 226825121699
BioShock Infinite288231188103
Borderlands 2144104109118
Call of Duty Black Ops 4152837570
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1251209182
Call of Duty WWII2021679170
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare17014010668
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2226224181120
Call of Duty: Black Ops 31381328470
Call of Duty: Ghosts15514410370
Civilization 58965
Civilization VI90614944
Civilization: Beyond Earth16913810393
CoD: Modern Warfare 3146125184143
Company of Heroes 265606144
Counter-Strike: GO220199177232
Crysis - CPU Benchmark97128
Crysis - GPU Benchmark1975041
Crysis 25582
Crysis 315413610550
Darksiders III165836758
Darksiders II305181
Dead Space 3354355304176
Destiny 2131968773
Deus Ex Human Revolution443267170
Deus Ex Mankind Divided114925328
Diablo III240209215195
Dirt 3196194169157
Dirt 42501479153
Dirt Rally 2.0189967544
Dirt Rally38715812786
Dirt Showdown96897283
Dishonored 295876153
Dishonored123124125127
Doom1401258781
Dota 2 Reborn129124113116
Dota 2120117116
Dragon Age: Inquisition1621498055
ELEX120826650
Evolve1761519987
F1 2012178141127106
F1 201312612210599
F1 2014120118116110
F1 20171861219662
F1 20181751118756
F1 20191921119461
FIFA 16312279216
FIFA 17300230213208
FIFA 18291274243223
FIFA 19240214192183
Fallout 4158998165
Fallout 7664575454
Far Cry 31211119561
Far Cry 41111118670
Far Cry 5109706357
Far Cry New Dawn97666257
Far Cry Primal121857656
Farming Simulator 17213186166147
Farming Simulator 1918114410177
Fifa 12275201252
Fifa 13446377353332
Fifa 14441310312200
Fifa 15332285248
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark935435
For Honor217989267
Fortnite2571688867
Forza Horizon 4140898363
GRID 2191147142124
GRID: Autosport325173151116
GTA V1551319545
Ghost Recon Wildlands126665932
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier8760
Guild Wars 21257161
Hitman 201669675350
Hitman 277666055
Hitman: Absolution98878061
Just Cause 2103
Just Cause 3127928071
Just Cause 4106725854
Kingdom Come: Deliverance117695641
League of Legends201183177178
Mad Max226125116
Mafia 2183179150141
Mafia 3734834
Mass Effect 3705980
Mass Effect Andromeda125815044
Max Payne 382857357
Medal of Honor: Warfighter21418017465
Metal Gear Solid V55566257
Metro 203314916316361
Metro Exodus92473529
Metro: Last Light14313612176
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor21114510380
Middle-earth: Shadow of War140866649
Mirror's Edge Catalyst1811316164
Monster Hunter World109625342
Need for Speed 20161251198063
Need for Speed Payback122948173
Need for Speed: Most Wanted59615970
Need for Speed: Rivals29265532
No Man's Sky1171006229
Overwatch293270171100
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds126807649
Prey15112310797
Rage 2121564847
Rainbow Six Siege289223134108
Resident Evil 5366234150
Resident Evil 733117510683
Rise of the Tomb Raider1651216957
Risen 2: Dark Waters10813810971
Risen 3: Titan Lords56656364
Risen2881309573
Rocket League254214153
Ryse: Son of Rome91856763
Saints Row IV90828175
Shadow of the Tomb Raider116585245
SimCity921158159
Sims 3519356300
Sims 4166151118110
Sleeping Dogs17517016470
Splinter Cell: Blacklist9111810652
Star Wars Battlefront 2169967760
Star Wars Battlefront19517910590
StarCraft 2337166141121
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm310158142111
Supreme Commander - FA Bench54
Team Fortress 2126124114107
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified1201399244
The Crew 260575756
The Crew56575860
The Division 2133735541
The Division1781266450
The Elder Scrolls Online92937850
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim14314010784
The Evil Within 277494538
The Evil Within696863
The Witcher 31861257138
Thief107959372
Titanfall 21391429080
Titanfall57675959
Tomb Raider479343277131
Torchlight 2129115109
Total War: Rome II25522517163
Total War: Shogun 220410499
Total War: Three Kingdoms177704329
Trackmania Nations Forever35715955
Warhammer 40.000: Dawn of War III136614035
Watch Dogs 21031005837
Watch Dogs100956348
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus159967666
Wolfenstein: The New Order61646058
World of Tanks enCore39318681
World of Tanks v8100767978
World of Warcraft31228814288
World of Warships18013711691
X-Plane 10.25102522720
X-Plane 11.11907965
XCOM 298745425