Intel Core i9-11980HK (11th Gen), Intel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen)
2.6 to 5 GHz 8-Core, 2.3 to 4.6 GHz 8-Core
Intel UHD Graphics 630 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 with 16 GB GDDR6 VRAM, Intel UHD Graphics 630 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 with 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM
32 GB, 16 GB
|Gigabyte 15.6" AERO 15 Mobile Workstation||Gigabyte 15.6" AERO 15 Mobile Workstation|
It comes with 1512 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 512 GB M.2 PCIe 1 x 1 TB M.2 PCIe SSD harddrive.
It comes with 512 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 512 GB M.2 PCIe SSD harddrive.
|1 x M.2 2280 SATA / PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use) 1 x M.2 2280 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use)||1 x M.2 2280 SATA / PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use) 1 x M.2 2280 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (Available)|
|1512 GB||512 GB|
Solid State Storage
|1 x 512 GB M.2 PCIe 1 x 1 TB M.2 PCIe||1 x 512 GB M.2 PCIe|
It contains a 2.6 to 5 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9-11980HK (11th Gen) processor with 24 MB of L3 Cache.
It contains a 2.3 to 4.6 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen) processor with 24 MB of L3 Cache.
With an 11th gen Intel CPU you can be assured that the laptop has a recent CPU. Whilst not the latest, due to the release of the Intel 12 Series CPUs, it is still recent. However, with the release of the 12th gen you may wish to choose that instead to ensure the longevity of your new laptop.
With the 12th Gen processors now released, choosing this laptop with a 12th gen CPU inside will ensure your laptop goes the mile. It's the latest CPU from Intel, offering many performance increases over the previous 11th gen CPUs.
There's a Hybrid graphics card which is a Intel UHD Graphics 630 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 with 16 GB GDDR6 VRAM.
There's a Hybrid graphics card which is a Intel UHD Graphics 630 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 with 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM.
The RAM slot type is 260-Pin SO-DIMM.
|24 MB||24 MB|
|3200 MHz DDR4||3200 MHz DDR4|
|2.6 to 5 GHz 8-Core||2.3 to 4.6 GHz 8-Core|
|2 x 16 GB||2 x 8 GB|
Graphics Card Type
|32 GB||16 GB|
|Intel UHD Graphics 630 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 with 16 GB GDDR6 VRAM||Intel UHD Graphics 630 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 with 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM|
Max. Memory Capacity
|64 GB||64 GB|
Memory Slot Type
|260-Pin SO-DIMM||260-Pin SO-DIMM|
|Intel Core i9-11980HK (11th Gen)||Intel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen)|
|3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|100% DCI-P3||100% DCI-P3|
You'll find Wifi 6 inside the laptop, which is the current generation. This gives you a small step up in terms of future-proofing your tech, yet may not give you much of an advantage over wifi 5 unless your router and the rest of your setup is up to scratch.
With the latest standard of Bluetooth included, Bluetooth 5, you'll be set for a few more years of ensuring any new peripheral purchased is fully compatible.
|1 x RJ45 (2.5GbE)||1 x RJ45 (2.5GbE)|
MU Mimo Support
|Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)|
|Ports & Peripherals|
It comes with 3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) ports, with 3 being more than enough Type-A ports for even advanced laptop users. Chances are, you won't need to use all 3 at the same time.
There's an option of using the Type-C USB ports, with 1 x Thunderbolt 4 ports being offered too, allowing both the use of almost any current peripheral, but also adaptors & dongles allowing use of additional ports for the laptop.
With a backlit keyboard, you'll clearly see your keys and ensure minimal mistakes when you're typing what you need to type.
The numpad inclusion on the laptop ensures optimal access to number keys, so if that's what you're after then this laptop has it for you.
Don't fret about your wired headphones though, the 3.5mm headphone jack will let you plug right in.
USB Type C
|1 x Thunderbolt 4||1 x Thunderbolt 4|
|Webcam Blocker||Webcam Blocker|
|Full-Size Keyboard with Backlight, Number Pad||Full-Size Keyboard with Backlight, Number Pad|
Built in Mic
|1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output||1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output|
|3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)||3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)|
Media / Memory Card Slot
|Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)||Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)|
|1 x HDMI 2.1 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4||1 x HDMI 2.1 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4|
Build in Speakers
|2 x 2 W||2 x 2 W|
It comes in at a weight of 4.4 lb / 2 kg, and total dimensions of 14 x 9.8 x 0.78" / 35.6 x 24.9 x 1.98 cm.
|14 x 9.8 x 0.78" / 35.6 x 24.9 x 1.98 cm||14 x 9.8 x 0.78" / 35.6 x 24.9 x 1.98 cm|
|Windows 10 Pro||Windows 10 Pro|
|4.4 lb / 2 kg||4.4 lb / 2 kg|
|AERO 15 OLED YD-94US648SP||AERO 15 OLED KD-72US623SP|
The power supply for the Gigabyte 15.6" AERO 15 is a 230 W with Barrel/Proprietary so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.
|230 W with Barrel/Proprietary||230 W with Barrel/Proprietary|
The Gigabyte 15.6" AERO 15 has an estimated battery life of 8 Hours.
The battery life is achieved via a 99 Wh capacity battery.
|99 Wh||99 Wh|
|Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)||Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)|
Est. Battery Life
|8 Hours||8 Hours|