One customer thought this laptop was good value for money. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in October last year “Maintenance friendly The P15F v2 could be seen as the affordable entry model into Gigabyte's World of Gaming laptops” .
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Gigabyte P15F v2 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the P15F v2 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The P15F v2 has a front camera, as do most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the P15F v2.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The P15F v2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a comparable age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Gigabyte portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.
The Gigabyte P15F v2 is quite light (only 2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the P15F v2 the weights range from 1.6kg to 5.5kg.
Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the MSI GE60 Apache (2.6kg).
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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed
The hard drive speed of the P15F v2 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest amongst similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the P15F v2. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the P15F v2 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.
Fairly High Speaker Power
The speaker power of portable PCs that are a similar age to the P15F v2 range from 1.5W to 8W. With an speaker power of 4 Watts, the P15F v2's speaker power is one of the highest amongst gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this age and type.
Two VGA Ports
Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the P15F v2 only have one VGA port, however the Gigabyte P15F v2 has two VGA ports.
With a width of only 374 millimeters, the P15F v2 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the P15F v2. The narrowest notebook PC of this age and spec is 330mm wide and the widest is 460mm.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this age and spec.
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Poor Battery Life
One person wrote in their reviews that the product did not have a good battery life. Last year expert review site Digitalmediaandit.com wrote in their review “Terrible HDD, poor battery, keyboard a little tightI've only had this laptop a couple of weeks.” and gave it a rating of 3 stars.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most laptops of this type and age have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the P15F v2 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the P15F v2 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 1,100MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,150 megahertz, the P15F v2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Gigabyte P15F v2 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Lenovo Y50 is also worth considering.
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Quite Small Battery Capacity
Portable PCs of this spec and age have battery capacities of between 45Wh and 6,000Wh, and the average battery capacity is 150Wh. At only 48.84 watt-hours, the P15F v2 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
At only 4,400 milliamperes * hour, the Gigabyte P15F v2 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P15F v2. The smallest battery capacity of laptops of a similar spec and age to the P15F v2 is 54mAh and the biggest is 7,800mAh.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The P15F v2 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 8GB to 32GB.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC was released over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.5 gigahertz, the P15F v2 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the P15F v2.
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Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Gigabyte P15F v2 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
Average Internal Memory
The P15F v2 has a fairly standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the P15F v2.
If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y50-70 (16GB).
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Gigabyte P15F v2 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of this spec and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the AORUS X3 Plus (£1,629.54) (SSD) which is also higher rated.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Stick (MS), SD, MiniSD, MMC+, MS Duo, SD, MS PRO, RS-MMC, MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Pros: Decent screen, processor, memory and priceCons: Terrible HDD, poor battery, keyboard a little tightI've only had this laptop a couple of weeks, but I'm enjoying using it immensely. I'd... Read more…
Mantenimiento sencillo El P15F v2 podría ser visto como el modelo básico asequible de los portátiles Gigabyte World of Gaming. El comprador se lleva un portátil de gran rendimiento con buenas... Read more…
Decent screen, processor, memory and price
Terrible HDD, poor battery, keyboard a little tight
I've only had this laptop a couple of weeks, but I'm enjoying using it immensely
I'd recommend that anyone purchasing it either replace the hard drive with a decent speed hard drive or install an mSATA
Facile manutenzione Il P15F v2 può essere definito come come abbordabile modello entry model nel mondo Gigabyte di portatili Gaming. Avrete un computer dalle prestazioni elevate con buone opzioni... Read more…