Gigabyte starts sales of first gaming laptop


Gigabyte P2742G

Gigabyte Technology has started the sales of its first gaming laptop ever – the P2742G - which not only packs fast hardware but runs Windows 8 from the moment you turn it on.

As expected from a gaming laptop the Gigabyte P2742G comes with a 17.3-inch LED display at Full HD resolution and has an Intel Core i7-3630QM Ivy Bridge quad-core processor running at 2.4 GHz (3.4 GHz in Turbo mode). The laptop comes with either 4 GB or 8 GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 24 GB), GeForce GTX 660M graphics with 2 GB of GDDR5 memory, 1 TB of hard drive storage or 128 GB/256 GB SSD, DVD burner, a multi format card reader, 2 MP web camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit LAN, two USB 3.0 ports, D-Sub and HDMI ports and a 5200 mAh battery. The device measures 413 x 277 x 17.5-48.8 mm for a total weight of 3.2 kilograms.

Pricing is unknown but if you choose to purchase this gaming laptop you will also get Assassin’s Creed III for free.


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