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Aorus X5
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Aorus X5


7.5/10
Overall rating 7.5/10

The Aorus X5 is a 15.6-inch gaming notebook with a WQHD+ (2880 x1620) IPS display (G-sync capable), an Intel Core i7-5700HQ (2.7GHz, 6MB cache), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (8GB VRAM) in SLI, 16GB RAM and m.2 512GB SSD (256GB x 2 in RAID 0) + 1TB HDD storage.

Design:
8.5
Features:
8.5
Performance:
7.5
Value:
7
Mobility:
6.5
THE GOOD
G-Sync capable high resolution 3K display
Smooth game performance thanks to G-Sync
SSD RAID combined with 1TB HDD storage system
THE BAD
GPU performance not as great as expected
Portability and battery life sacrificed
Keyboard's key travel is still shallow
Expensive and not competitive

Product Specification

Processor and Chipset
  • Intel Core i7-5700HQ (2.7GHz, 6MB Cache)
  • Intel HM97
Operating System Windows 8.1
System Memory 16GB DDR3
Video & Display
  • 2 x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (8GB VRAM)
  • 15.6-inch WQHD+ (2880 x 1620) IPS LCD (G-sync capable)
Storage 512 GB (256GB x 2 in RAID 0) SSD + 1TB HDD
Connectivity
  • Killer LAN
  • Wireless 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
Audio
  • 2 x Internal speakers
  • 1 x Subwoofer
I/O Ports
  • 4 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x miniDisplayPort
  • 1 x D-SUB
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Surround port
  • 1 x Ethernet jack
  • 1 x Microphone jack
  • 1 x Headphone jack
  • 1 x SD card reader
Battery Type Li-Polymer, 73.26Wh
Dimensions 390 x 272 x 22.9 mm
Weight 2.5KG

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