• CPU: Intel Core i7-6820HK
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)
  • Display: 17.3”, QHD (2560 x 1440), TN
  • Storage: 512GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 2x 16GB DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 3.20 kg (7.1 lbs)

AORUS X7 DT v6 - Specs

CPU Performance #24
  • Intel Core i5-8250U 1.1%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 1.5%
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK
  • Intel Core i7-6820HQ 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-4900MQ 1.3%
GPU Performance #4
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5, SLI) 27.1%
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X, SLI) 44.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 8.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 11%
17.3”, QHD (2560 x 1440), TN
panel 1
AUO B173QTN01.0
Color accuracy 10 -> 2.3
512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
3 x M.2 SSD slots
2x 16GB DDR4, 2400MHz
Windows 10
428 x 305 x 23-25 mm (16.85" x 12.01" x 0.91")
3.20 kg (7.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1 + LE
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm jacks for headset and external microphone
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD webcam
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W + 2x 2W Subwoofer
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 2160 x 1440, TN

Name AUO B173QTN01.0
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 150.06 ppi
Brightness 410 cd/m2
sRGB 93%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type TN
Resolution 2160 x 1440
Becomes "Retina" from 23 inches (58 cm)
Contrast 650
dE Color Checker 10 2.3
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
Buy Our Profiles Here


The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body.

Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Health-Guard Profile

Office Work and Web Design

The second profile type is Office Work and Web Design. Business tasks are various, most often related to a set of office-targeted applications. Sometimes, working outside is necessary. In such cases color accuracy is paramount, but so is image clarity, brightness, contrast etc. A piece of text must be legible, graphics and histograms must be clear. All of this is precisely what this profile is for. If you’re doing office work, web design, or simply value color accuracy when browsing the Internet, this is the profile to use!

It’s important to note that not all displays are suited for Web design – our profiles can not compensate for insufficient sRGB coverage (most TN panels have this problem), so you you might want to check our detailed color tests in the respective product reviews we’ve done if you want to use the machine for professional work.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Gaming and Movie Nights

Gaming is among the main driving forces for the fast clip of hardware development. Gamers are well-aware of the fact that a poor image can ruin the entire experience.

The same goes for watching movies. Imagine sitting down for a nice movie after a long day, and barely making out what’s on the screen. The ‘Gaming and movie night’ profile can make a huge difference. We strongly recommend you use it, since it’s gamma curve is specifically tuned to reveal details in the dark sections of the image.

Here’s what this amounts to:

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

You’ll find more information about the profiles HERE.

Buy our profiles for AUO B173QTN01.0

In addition to receiving efficient and health-friendly profiles, by buying LaptopMedia's products you also support the development of our labs, where we test devices in order to produce the most objective reviews possible.

Office work and web design

Office work / Web design

If your field is office work or web design, or you just want your monitor's color set to be as accurate as possible for the Internet color space, this profile will prove to be useful.

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Gaming or movie nights

Gaming or Movie nights

We developed this profile especially for occasions on which you spend a lot of time in front of your monitor with some games or watching movies – it will be easier for you to discern fine nuances in the dark.

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Health protection


This profile reduces the negative impact of pulsation and the blue spectrum, securing your eyes and body. You still get a pitch-perfect color image, albeit slightly warmer.

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-6820HK

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)

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