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Gigabyte 15.6" G5

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  • Processor

    Intel Core i5-11400H (11th Gen)

  • Processor Cores

    2.7 to 4.5 GHz 6-Core

  • Graphics Card

    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM Intel UHD Graphics 630, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM Intel UHD Graphics 630

  • Installed Memory

    16 GB

Description
The Gigabyte 15.6" G5 Gaming Notebook combines an Intel Core i5-11400H (11th Gen) processor with 6 cores, 12 MB of l3 cache, and 3200 MHz DDR4 memory to offer unparalleled processing power. You'll enjoy cutting-edge graphics on the Hybrid GPU by NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM. The 15.6" 1920 x 1080 Full HD display delivers stunning visuals in any setting either by itself or when combined with the NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for silky smooth gameplay. The Gigabyte 15.6" G5 Gaming Notebook also offers up to 16 GB of memory and 512 GB of storage for all your games, photographs, videos, music.
Specification
Gigabyte 15.6" G5 Gaming Notebook (Black)Gigabyte 15.6" G5 Gaming Notebook (Black)
Storage

It comes with 512 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD harddrive.

SSD Slots
2 x M.2 22802 x M.2 2280
Storage Installed
512 GB512 GB
Solid State Storage
1 x 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe1 x 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe
Performance

It contains a 2.7 to 4.5 GHz 6-Core Intel Core i5-11400H (11th Gen) processor with 12 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.

There's a Hybrid graphics card which is a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM Intel UHD Graphics 630.

There's a Hybrid graphics card which is a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM Intel UHD Graphics 630.

The maximum memory capacity is 64 GB via the 2 (0 Available) memory slots.

The RAM slot type is 260-Pin SO-DIMM.

Because at least one of the ram slots in the Gigabyte 15.6" G5 is replaceable, you will be able to upgrade the ram at a later date.

L3 Cache
12 MB12 MB
Memory Type
3200 MHz DDR43200 MHz DDR4
Processor Cores
2.7 to 4.5 GHz 6-Core2.7 to 4.5 GHz 6-Core
Memory Configuration
2 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)2 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)
Graphics Card Type
HybridHybrid
Installed Memory
16 GB16 GB
Graphics Card
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM Intel UHD Graphics 630NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM Intel UHD Graphics 630
Max. Memory Capacity
64 GB64 GB
Memory Slots
2 (0 Available)2 (0 Available)
Memory Slot Type
260-Pin SO-DIMM260-Pin SO-DIMM
Processor
Intel Core i5-11400H (11th Gen)Intel Core i5-11400H (11th Gen)
Display

A 15.6" IPS-Type LCD screen is offered, with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 1920 x 1080.

The screen has a refresh rate of 144 Hz.

A 144Hz screen option will give you a great refresh rate for gaming & video work.

Panel Type
IPS-Type LCDIPS-Type LCD
Screen Resolution
1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Colour Gamut
72% NTSC72% NTSC
Aspect Ratio
16:916:9
Refresh Rate
144 Hz144 Hz
Screen Size
15.6"15.6"
TouchScreen?
NoNo
Connections

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.

NFC
NoNo
Ethernet
1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)
MU Mimo Support
YesYes
WIFI
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Bluetooth
55
Ports & Peripherals

There's an option of using the Type-C USB ports, with 1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort) 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 USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort)1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort)
Security
Accepts 3rd Party Security Lock DevicesAccepts 3rd Party Security Lock Devices
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard with Backlight, Number PadFull-Size Keyboard with Backlight, Number Pad
Built in Mic
YesYes
Audio Ports
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Microphone Input1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Microphone Input
Ports
1 x USB Type-A (USB 2.0) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2)1 x USB Type-A (USB 2.0) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2)
Media / Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXCSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Display Ports
1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort)1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort)
Pointing Device
TouchPadTouchPad
Webcam
YesYes
Build in Speakers
2 x 2 W2 x 2 W
Design

It comes in at a weight of 4.85 lb / 2.2 kg, and total dimensions of 14.21 x 10.15 x 1.09" / 36.09 x 25.78 x 2.77 cm.

Dimensions
14.21 x 10.15 x 1.09" / 36.09 x 25.78 x 2.77 cm14.21 x 10.15 x 1.09" / 36.09 x 25.78 x 2.77 cm
Operating System
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
Brand
GigabyteGigabyte
Weight
4.85 lb / 2.2 kg4.85 lb / 2.2 kg
Manufacturer ID
G5 GD-51US123SHG5 MD-51US123SH
Power

The power supply for the Gigabyte 15.6" G5 is a 180 W with Barrel so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.

Power Supply
180 W with Barrel180 W with Barrel
Battery

The battery life is achieved via a 48.96 Wh capacity battery.

Battery Capacity
48.96 Wh48.96 Wh
Battery Chemistry
Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
Where to buy the Gigabyte 15.6" G5
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Reviews of the Gigabyte 15.6" G5
Rated 4.1 / 5 from 1 Reviews
Affordable gaming laptop without Windows
notebookcheck.net
  • - 4.1
The G5 GD left a good overall impression - despite some shortcomings. For a low price, you can get a Full HD gaming laptop that brings all of the latest games smoothly onto the screen (although not always at maximum details).
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