Gaming laptops. They're good for mobility, customization of the gamer, and better cooling systems. Anyone in the market for a good new option is in luck because this week, Gigabyte came out with a new line of gaming laptops, the first unit in the form of the P55K. The P55K features Intel, and Nvidia inside, and a “muscular, yet gorgeous” outside. Gaming should be powerful, sure, but apparently it can be stunning as well.
The P55K's ranted-and-raved design features shiny orange stripes against its deep, dark chassis. Weighing in at 2.4kg, the laptop measures 15 x 10.6 x 1.1-1.3 inches. The15.6-inch screen measures 1920 x 1080 pixels, and Full HD resolution for wide angle viewing pleasure. Powering the display is Intel's Core i7-4720Q (clocked at 2.6GHz to 3.5GHz), supporting up to 16GB of RAM. Working well with Intel's processor is Nvidia's GeForce GTX 965M graphics processor, with 2GB of DDR5 VRAM to handle higher frame refresh rates, and more detailed graphics (Legit Reviews).
Storage includes mSATA SSD-up to 512GB, and, get ready for this, HDD with up to 2TB extra storage. There's a great assortment of connectivity, including Wi-Fi, 4 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, D-sub, DC-in Jack, Mic-in, Earphone-out, SD card reader, Ethernet, and Bluetooth (Hexus). Finally, an extra perk for sound quality is the P55K's 2-watt Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater speakers. According to Gigabyte, it's high-fidelity audio gives a realistic sound experience for gaming. Storage capacities, which may alter pricing, depend on the country and region the P55K is sold in. Availability can be found on Gigabyte's website, but it looks like the base model has a starting price of $1,249.
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