Gigabyte P57X v6 and Sabre 15 laptops are ready for some fun


— 9:05 AM on January 5, 2017

Gigabyte probably feels that buyers of 15" gaming laptops need more choices. To wit, the company is offering two completely different machines with the same screen size. The P56 is a smaller version of the 17.3" P57X v6 desktop-replacement-style gaming laptop we recently put through the wringer, while the Sabre 15 has a more graceful approach to gaming on the go.

The P56 packs an Intel Kaby Lake seventh-generation Core i7-7700HQ quad core processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card, delivering about as much gaming performance as one can reasonably expect from a 15.6" laptop. The standard display is a 1080p affair, but there's an option for a 3840x2160 panel. The keyboard offers per-key RGB LED lighting, and an optional UHD Blu-Ray drive lets users really show off that 4K display.

The Sabre 15 also packs a 1080p panel, but the machine seems to be focused more on portability rather than brute performance. The machine can be optioned with an Intel Kaby Lake seventh-generation Core i7 CPU. Despite the sleek form factor, Gigabyte still crams in Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 or GTX 1050 Ti cards for rendering on-screen graphics. The RGB LED-illuminated keyboard provides additional optic stimulation.

 
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