2020 AORUS 15G Performance Gaming Laptop with 15.6″ FHD 240Hz Display, RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU & Intel i7-10750H CPU, WB-7US2130MH Review

2020 AORUS 15G 15.6″ FHD Gaming Laptop with RTX 2070 Max-Q & Intel i7-10750H   

2020 AORUS 15G WB Performance Gaming Laptop

2020 model AORUS 15G (WB-7US2130MH) by Gigabyte is a high performance ultra slim gaming laptop with a mechanical keyboard, a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with 240Hz refresh rate, RTX 2070 SUPER Max-Q advanced graphics card, Intel i7-10750H processor, 512GB NVMe Solid State Drive, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM and Windows 10 Home operating system. It appeared at Amazon.com on November 5, 2020 and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 6 happy customers at the time of this post release.

The quarter one of 2020 release tenth generation 6-core Intel i710750H is an advanced processor (6 cores, 12 threads) with a Passmark benchmark score of 12618 to handle most tasks that you throw at it easily, including smooth game playing and multitasking efficiency. It runs at the speeds between 2.6GHz and 5.1GHz with the to Intel Thermal Velocity Boost dynamic overclocking technology. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 45 watts. With the unique, integrated Microsoft Azure AI on this gaming machine, the hardware profiles are optimized intelligently to adopt your daily computer usage to be able to use as little battery and power as possible. And the real world usage battery life of 7- 8 hours from the 94Wh long-lasting battery is quite good. But this is for non-gaming tasks and will be much less when you’re gaming.

16GB DDR4 SDRAM memory at 3200MHz (2 x 8GB) offers more than adequate multitasking power and you can run a few browser tabs and applications at the same time without encountering lagging or freezing. Both of the DDR4 slots are occupied and you can certainly replace both with 2 x 16GB to achieve 32GB of RAM. 512GB of PCIe NVMe SSD offers a very high storage speed and quick loading times. In terms of storage space 512GB is plenty for most users as long as they don’t have many games and multimedia files to save. It has the 2x M.2 SSD PCIe Gen 3×4 slots that can be upgraded easily and one of them is occupied. The laptop is kept cool, quiet and stable with the WindForce Infinity Cooling System and two large fans, 4 exhausts and 5 heat pipes. It is about 30% cooler than the previous generation laptop.

15.6-inch Full HD anti-glare LED-backlit non-touch screen has the very slim 3mm bezels for a great 89% screen-to-body ratio, 240Hz refresh rate, 100% sRGB & 72% NTSC and Delta E color accuracy of less than 1 and Pantone validation. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics card has the 8GB GDDR6 dedicated memory and a current video card benchmark score of 14752. The performance level is similar to the GTX 1080 GPU that you may be familiar with. You can play most of the latest triple-A games at high settings2020 AORUS 15G WB Performance Gaming Laptop RTX 2070 and QHD resolution and less demanding games at 4K resolution. The power consumption for the RTX 2070 Max-Q is estimated to be 80 watts at the maximum. You can output to three different screens through the Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, mini-DP and HDMI ports.

The built-in UHD 630 iGPU offers entry level performance and will let you run the modern games at the low settings and resolutions. It will be used for your daily graphics needs like web browsing and video watching and the system will switch to the dedicated RTX 2070 when more power is needed. NAHIMIC 3 3D 7.1 Surround Sound has more auditory cures and helps with a rather immersive gaming experience. You have the Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 wireless and the Killer E2600 LAN network cards for the great multiplayer gaming with low latency. It has a good quality webcam that is located below the display and not on the top of the screen. You have the Omron mechanical gaming switch keys for better actuation that is 20% less than the Blue keys in a super sturdy and durable CNC aluminum chassis. The top part is aluminum and the bottom part with the venting is solid plastic.

The profiles, fan speeds, keyboard lighting etc. are controlled through the Aorus Control Center. The Aorus is promoted as the thinnest gaming laptop in its category and the only ultra slim gaming machine with a mechanical keyboard with 2.5mm key travel and the numpad on the side. It is less than an inch thick and weighs less than 5 pounds- 4.85 lbs. to be exact. This keyboard offers a tactile feedback and is more robust and durable than the conventional mechanical and membrane keys. You can sign in safely and quickly with the integrated fingerprint reader. There is no bloatware that you need to uninstall before starting to use this laptop. It is a very good quality laptop with the high performance levels and seems to be very much worth the money. We are more than happy to recommend this good looking, durable, reliable, fast gaming laptop to anyone at the current price level. It is offered with a year of global warranty by Gigabyte if anything goes wrong and you need help within the first 12 months.

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