In today’s age, a laptop should be more than just one thing. It should be able to keep up with the demands of your work, business, school, or hobbies. This is why many people prefer gaming laptops – because they are powerful. However, today’s high performing gaming laptops come with a hefty price tag. A brand new unit can cost around AU$2,299 to AU$2,599.
Thankfully, GIGABYTE – the world’s leading PC brand in Taiwan which represents a high standard of quality – addressed this issue with the new AORUS 5 and AORUS 7. This year, the company raises the bar yet again by offering high-performing laptops at a price you can afford.
AORUS is a top-tier gaming brand that continues to attract fans around the world for its exceptional craftsmanship and powerful gaming laptops. This is very evident with their new releases: the AORUS 5 and 7. Both have sleek aesthetics and unparalleled features as its core. On top of that, they are durable, lightweight, and easy to carry. Making them the best gaming laptops for performance-level gamers who are always on the go.
Power and Affordability
The two new offerings from GIGABYTE promises powerful performance with the introduction of the 10th gen Intel i7 series processor with 6 cores and up to 5.0GHz boost clock. AORUS 5 and AORUS 7 are also equipped with GIGABYTE’s trademark motherboard and components, which are popular for their robust features. Thus, you don’t have to worry about quality.
Indeed, with such amazing parts, AORUS 5 and 7 are incredibly powerful. They are perfect for your favourite AAA games and they can render videos quicker too. So whether you’re a gamer, a video maker, a business owner, or a student who plays on the side, these gaming laptops are for you.
Smooth and Ultra-Fast Display
The AORUS 5 and AORUS 7 are equipped with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 or GTX series graphics, allowing you to be in the game. It also supports Real-Time Ray Tracing and DLSS technology. Thus, making your gaming experience more realistic and visually exciting.
Compared to other brands laptop with 120Hz display, gamers could enjoy the AORUS 5 and AORUS 7’s rare features that include an IPS FHD display panel and ultra-fast 144Hz refresh rate. It produces crisp, smooth, and anti-ghosting images. If you’re into FPS games like Escape from Tarkov or Doom, you can take the lead and be IN the game.
Keeping It Cool When it Counts
The processors (CPU) and graphics (GPU) chips are the heat monsters in every gaming laptop. This said, more and more high-performance gaming laptops are made every year with each one designed to be lighter and thinner. But their common downfall? They all have unreliable cooling systems. This tradeoff causes sudden overheating issues such as lagging, decreased usage times, and a shorter component lifespan.
With the AORUS 5 and AORUS 7, overheating is not an issue. They have fully upgraded their system with the Windforce cooling technology that keeps these machines quiet and stable even under heavy tasks.
The AORUS 5 and 7 also features 4 heat pipes, heatsinks systems, and can push over 150W of effective heat dissipation performance. Thus, your CPU and GPU are fully taken care of. So if you’re looking for the real 100% cooling performance that can keep up with your games, these laptops will help you win without breaking a sweat.
Modern and Portable Design
If you’re not crazy about that flashy “hey, look at me” design that most gaming laptops have, the AORUS 5 and AORUS 7 are a great choice. These two devices are sleek, modern, and features clean-cut no-fuss lines. They have an ultra-thin bezel design, RGB backlit keyboard, and precision touchpad. More importantly, they don’t have lights flashing on the sides and/or exterior, making them perfect for presentations and meetings.
Also, one factor that makes the AORUS 5 and 7 different from the other gaming laptops is their portability. They have a lighter chassis and even installed with batteries with longer life. The AORUS 5 weighs only 2.2 kg and the AORUS 7 at 2.5 kg. So if you’re looking for a laptop that you can easily take to school, office, or any tournament, these high-performing devices are perfect for you. With these gaming laptops, you can always take your work and your battles on the go.
Full Gaming Experience
Aside from processors, GIGABYTE holds to its promise of quality. The company sure didn’t cut back on other parts of their new AORUS gaming laptops, partnering with some of the world’s renowned hardware innovators. The AORUS 5 and 7 now supports 3 slots of storage up to 6TB for saving more files and games. You can also expect much faster and more stable connectivity with their blazing fast Wi-Fi 6 internet.
Certainly, the new AORUS 5 and AORUS 7 provides the full package. They are installed with military-grade 3D surround sound that provides gamers with perfect audio detail. So you’d feel and hear every shot, step, and explosion you make on your favourite game.
AORUS 5 and AORUS 7: Final Thought
We’ve had our fair share of experiences with laptops that overheat, slow down, and take forever to load and render. But with the new AORUS professional gaming laptops, these are not a concern. Thanks to the latest Windforce cooling system, they’re incredibly fast and allows 100% CPU outputs without sounding like they’re about to explode. They are quiet and stable even when multitasking large apps and files or playing the most demanding Triple-A game available in the market today.
While desktop computers are still best for gaming, they’re not great for people who are moving and going places. If you’re like us who’s always on the go, the AORUS 5 or 7 are great alternatives. They are powerful enough to handle your favourite AAA games but extremely lightweight so you can attend tournaments with no problem and take your games wherever you want.
But the best thing about GIGABYTE’s newest offerings is that they are surprisingly affordable. Yes, this is a high-performing gaming laptop that the masses could buy without breaking the bank. So if you’re looking for a new portable laptop, with a great display, has enough I/O ports, and comes with all the performance you need for your games, work, business, or lifestyle, the AORUS 5 and AORUS 7 are certainly a great choice.
|Specifications||AORUS 5||AORUS 7|
|CPU||10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-10750H (2.6GHz-5GHz)||10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-10750H (2.6GHz-5GHz)|
|OS||Windows 10 home||Windows 10 home|
|Display||15.6” Thin Bezel FHD 144Hz IPS Display, 72% NTSC||17.3” Thin Bezel FHD 144Hz IPS Display, 72% NTSC|
|System Memory||8GB/16GB/32GB DDR4 2 Slots (Max 32GB or 64GB)||8GB/16GB/32GB DDR4 2 Slots (Max 32GB or 64GB)|
|Video Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX1660Ti/||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX1660Ti/|
|Audio||2x 2 Watt Speaker
|2x 2 Watt Speaker
|Webcam||1.0M HD Video Camera||1.0M HD Video Camera|
|Dimension||361 (W) x 258 (D) x 27.9 (H) mm /||395 (W) x 260 (D) x 29 (H) mm /|
|Weight||2.2 kg||2.5 kg|
Where To Buy Information:
The GIGABYTE AORUS 5 and 7 are available to buy at the following retailers:
GIGABYTE Australia is running EOFY promotion now until 31st July, with up to $600 off selected laptops and a range of prizes to be won.
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