Last time we shared with you our article on all 8th Gen GeForce GTX 1070 laptops out there. Now we feel that we must try to help you further with another article, this time in its focus we shall place all GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q laptops.
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Acer Predator Triton 700
First on our list comes this bad boy that is powered by the 7th gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ in combination with obviously an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q or GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q graphics card. On top of all that, Triton 700 offers two upgradeable RAM slots each supporting up to 16GB of DDR4-2400 memory, as well as two M.2 PCIe NVMe-enabled SSD slots.
The immersive gaming experience is ensured by a 15.6-inch G-Sync-enabled IPS display that boasts a fast 120 Hz refresh rate. When it comes to portability, this gaming beast is impressively lightweight tipping the scale at 2.38 kg with an 18.9 mm thin profile. Moreover, the Triton 700 proves to be quite sturdy and reliable as the main material used for its construction happens to be aluminum (the bezels are plastic).
Alienware 15 R3
After we briefly covered the specs of the predator, let’s now take a look at the alien – what we have in mind is the Alienware 15 R3. This machine can be configured with up to the powerful Intel Core i7-7820HK (@ 3.8GHz) processor which accompanies the graphics card in question – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X). Other graphics options include the full-fledged GTX 1060, GTX 1070 and GTX 1080. To store all your data you can use up to 6000GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD – a very generous combo, indeed. Memory-wise, smooth multitasking will be ensured by up to 32 GB of RAM.
You are also provided with decent display options to choose from – a 15.6-inch IPS panel with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) or Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution, as well as a 15.6-inch TN one with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) or Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution which also boasts 120 Hz refresh rate. Additionally, this Alienware model has a 99 Wh battery and weighs 3.49 kg (7.7 lbs) with a 25.4 mm thin profile.
Alienware 15 R3: Full Specs
AORUS X5 MD
Now it’s time to have a look at what AORUS has to offer in the face of AORUS X5 MD. It sports a 7th gen Intel Core i7-7820HK processor accompanied by the graphics card in question. Also, the storage configuration consists of up to 4000GB SSD + up to 1000GB HDD – more than enough for most users. As far as multitasking is concerned, you will be able to enjoy superb performance thanks to the available 64 GB of RAM.
Moving on to the display department, you get a 15.6-inch IPS panel with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution. Battery-wise, we are dealing with a 94.24 Wh unit, which is pretty decent. All these features are packed in a 2.50 kg (5.5 lbs) with a 23 mm thin profile.
AORUS X5 MD: Full Specs
ASUS ROG Zephyrus (GX501V)
And so, we are going to conclude our list with one ASUS representative – the ASUS ROG Zephyrus (GX501V). Under its hood, you get an Intel Core i7-8750H or Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor paired with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q, GTX 1070 Max-Q and their full-fledged versions respectively. Moreover, the model presents you with up to a 2000GB SSD storage device – again something quite decent. What’s more, smooth multitasking is ensured by up to 24 GB of RAM.
When we turn our heads to the display department, we see a 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS with a 120 Hz option. What’s more, the profile thickness of Zephyrus GX501V is only 17 mm and the machine weighs 2.22 kg (4.9 lbs). These dimensions make it a very compact 15-incher.
ASUS ROG Zephyrus (GX501V): Full Specs