Gigabyte 15.6" P55W v5 Series Notebook

Gigabyte 15.6" P55W v5 Series Notebook

Gigabyte 15.6" P55W v5 Series Notebook

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The 15.6" P55W v5 Series Notebook from Gigabyte is equipped with an Intel Core i7-6700HQ quad-core processor and Windows 10 operating system. The Notebook comes with a 16GB DDR4 RAM, one 1TB 7200 rpm HDD, and one 128GB M.2 SSD. The combination of storage drives gives you ample of room for your gaming content, HD video, music, and more. The 15.6" IPS display has a 1920 x 1080 resolution of and is is powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M GDDR5 card with 3GB of dedicated memory. The card supports NVIDIA Optimus technology, meaning the P55W v5 can switch between the dedicated GPU and the processor's integrated graphics in order to maximize both performance and battery life.

P55W v5 is equipped with three USB 3.0 Type-A ports and one USB 3.1 Type-C port. For network connectivity, an Ethernet LAN jack provides a reliable wired connection and an 802.11ac Wi-Fi module offers wireless access. Another integrated wireless technology is Bluetooth 4.1 + LE, which allows you to use optional peripherals such as headsets and mice.

6th-Gen Intel Core i7 Processor
The 6th-Generation Intel Core i7 processor features the Intel Skylake architecture with 14nm process, which is faster and more efficient than earlier Intel CPUs. Together with a PCIe SSD, DDR4 memory, USB 3.1 type-C, and HDMI 2.0, this Skylake-powered notebook allows you to start gaming right away.
DDR4 memory runs at a base frequency of 2133 MHz, which allows games to run faster and smoother. DDR4 also possesses more storage with a maximum capacity of 16GB per stick, double that of DDR3. It is suitable for both gaming or working.
GTX 970M Graphics
The P55W v5 features a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M GPU with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM, and it higher frame rates with ease and is capable of rendering more detailed graphics when running resource-demanding titles.
Full HD Wide View Display
The 1080p IPS display provides good color accuracy and clear images when screen sharing comes in need. The matte panel diffuses light and eliminates reflections, upgrading your viewing experience and creating realistic gaming experience.
Dual Storage with Speed in Overdrive
The P55W v5 sports both a 128GB M.2 SSD and a 1TB HDD. PCIe-based with a read speed of up to 2000 MB/s, the M.2 is up to 4x faster than traditional SATA SSD technology. With this boost in speed, the loading and installing time for programs and games will be greatly decreased. Moreover, system boot speed increases, thus greatly improving and accelerating the user experience.
HDMI 2.0 Connection
Unlike HDMI 1.4, which only supports 8-bit color and 30 FPS, HDMI 2.0 can display games in a better way. Supporting up to 18 Gbps transfer, the 4K resolution is realized through 12-bit color and 60 Hz refresh rate on compatible monitors.
USB 3.1 Type-C Port
With the introduction of USB 3.1 Type-C universal connector, connecting a USB is no longer a fuss. Not only is it easier to plug, it also has twice the throughput of USB 3.0: up to 10 Gb/s.
XSplit Gamecaster
Now set up your stage and share the important gaming moments with XSplit Gamecaster. Fully optimized social media integration is ready for real-time chats, keeping you notified yet focused in the game. It takes just one click to stream your gameplay to Twitch. P55W v5 comes with a free 3-month Xsplit Gamecaster Premium license.
Fan Tweak
Fan Tweak tailors your fan speed to different user scenarios, striking balance between system stability and needs for tranquility. Under customize mode, you can further adjust the maximum fan speed. Four modes offers for all-condition tweak options.
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus creates a realistic game-play environment that lets you hear every minute event. Surround Virtualizer creates a virtualized surround sound experience of stereo or multi-channel content over built-in speakers or over headphones.
Backlit Keyboard
The full-sized chiclet keyboard creates snappy yet responsive typing experience. The 2.2mm key travel makes typing effortless.
Better Design
The P55 features aerodynamic streamlines in matte black finish.
Smart Dashboard
Smart Dashboard presents the real-time monitor on your system information, including CPU & GPU loads, temperature, fan speed, network conditions, and power scheme. A simple glance is all it takes to keep track of how your system works.
In the Box
Gigabyte 15.6" P55W v5 Series Notebook
  • 3-Month Xsplit Gamecaster Premium License
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Gigabyte P55W-SL3 specs

    Processor Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad-Core
    Base Clock Speed 2.6 GHz
    Max Boost Speed 3.5 GHz
    Graphics Type Hybrid
    Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M with 3 GB GDDR5 VRAM
    Intel HD Graphics 530
    Panel Type IPS
    Size 15.6"
    Native Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Total Capacity 1.128 TB
    Optical Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 3 x USB 3.0 Type-A
    1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
    Display 1 x HDMI
    1 x VGA
    Audio 1 x Integrated Microphone
    2 x Integrated Speaker
    Media Card Slots SD/SDHC/SDXC
    Network 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
    Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1
    Webcam User-Facing
    Power Supply x 180 W
    Operating System Windows 10 Home 
    Keyboard Type: Full-Size
    Features: Backlight
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 14.9 x 10.5 x 1.1" / 37.8 x 26.7 x 2.8 cm
    Weight 5.29 lb / 2.40 kg

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