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Gigabyte P34G V2 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The P34G v2 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the P34G v2. The discrete graphics adapter memorys of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P34G v2 range from 1GB to 8GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the P34G v2 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the P34G v2 is 1GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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SSD Storage Media

The P34G v2 has a better storage medium than most many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This Gigabyte notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the P34G v2.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the P34G v2 has a front camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The P34G v2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P34G v2.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Light

The P34G v2 is one of the lighter many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the P34G v2 (only 1.7 kilograms) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Gigabyte P34G v2 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the P34G v2 have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The P34G v2 has more processor threadss than most of the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the P34G v2. This laptop is a eight processor threads laptop compared to most of the many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the P34G v2 which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the P34G v2 is 3.2GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. At 3.5 gigahertz, the Gigabyte P34G v2 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the P34G v2.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Gigabyte P34G v2 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The P34G v2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the P34G v2 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the P34G v2 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. The Gigabyte P34G v2 has a very small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the P34G v2.

There are a number of other 128GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 14 inches, the Gigabyte P34G v2 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The display diagonals of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the P34G v2 range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops of this type and age is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. At only 1,150 megahertz, the Gigabyte P34G v2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the P34G v2.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The P34G v2 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the P34G v2 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Gigabyte P34G v2 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Gigabyte P34G v2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Gigabyte notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Gigabyte P34G v2 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual

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Expert Reviews

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15 July 2015

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Highly portable laptop
Strong specifications, resulting in good overall performance
Great gaming performance, portable, highquality display
Good gaming performance with the GTX 860M and an 7
Very quietunder lowmedium load
Limited battery life given its Haswell processor
Keyboard travel could be improved
Lowest storage space option is quite restrictive
Noisy under load
Build not that flashy, fan is very loud under strain, battery can't match nongaming rivals
3 October 2014

The Gigabyte P34G v2 is a surprisingly compact piece of gaming firepower, capable of handling most games on the market with a compact 14-inch frame. While a large power adapter and limited battery...

8 September 2014

If you thought gaming PCs had to be big, heavy and ugly, then think again. The Gigabyte P34G v2 can't hold a candle to most £1,000+ Ultrabooks in the battery life or looks departments, but it's a...

1 September 2014

Going round the perimeter finds a Kensington Lock port, Ethernet port, VGA out, two USB3 ports and a dual external headphone/microphone 3.5mm socket; these are all on the left. The front is clear... Read more…

The P34Gv2 is a well designed gaming ultrabook. You get a very high gaming performance, with good common everyday tasks power and responsiveness. The screen is very good, even for many graphic...

Gigabyte has managed to craft an impressive gaming laptop, cramming top specs into a slim chassis that you can easily sling in your bag and take on your commute. It's not just for gamers, as it's...

Gigabyte P34G v2 Gigabyte regrettably prevents a better total rating due to the processing flaws of our review sample that were not ascertained in the precursor, and which do not fit to the target...

It must be challenging being a laptop maker these days, especially when it comes to the gaming space. We're seeing whole ranges of gaming models coming from a number of brands, and with them all... Read more…

Offering more performance than you might expect from a 14-inch laptop in this price range, the $1,499 Gigabyte P34G v2 is a great option for those who want a lightweight gaming system that can...

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13 June 2014

The Gigabyte P34G v2 Ultrablade successfully merges beefy components with a small design. It gives great performance, but buyers will have to be lenient with the fan noise and low battery life....

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Manufacturer Part Numbers gigabyte p34, gigabyte p34g, gigabyte v2cf4, gigabyte p34gv2cf4
Barcodes 04719331916374

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