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GIGABYTE G5 laptops with GeForce RTX 3060 graphics announced from RM4699

by Vyncent ChanFebruary 26, 2021
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GIGABYTE are probably better known for their premium AORUS gaming laptops and high-end AERO content creator notebooks, but they have just announced the new GIGABYTE G5 mid-range gaming laptops featuring the GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU. GIGABYTE targets the GIGABYTE G5 laptops at a younger demographic, who use their laptops for everything from gaming and content creation to daily productivity.

To facilitate that, GIGABYTE equipped the laptops with the 10th Gen Intel Core processors. To add a more affordable option, they also offer the GIGABYTE G5 with the Intel Core i5-10500H processor which offers six-cores and 12 processing threads. Paired with the GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU, the GIGABYTE G5 laptops are fully capable to power great gaming experiences.

gigabyte g5 storage

Speaking of which, GIGABYTE is offering the laptops with 240Hz IPS panel that can display the full 72% NTSC color gamut. This is roughly equivalent to 100% sRGB, which is adequate for gamers and casual content creators. Ensuring that you have sufficient space to store all your files and games is a triple-storage configuration comprising of two M.2 slots along with a 2.5″ drive bay.

GIGABYTE G5 Specs and Pricing

GIGABYTE G5 KC (i5) GIGABYTE G5 KC (i7)
Processor Intel Core i5-10500H, 6C/12T @ up to 4.5GHz Intel Core i7-10870H, 8C/16T @ up to 5.0GHz
RAM 16GB DDR4-3200 (2 x 8GB DDR4 SO-DIMM)
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU 6GB GDDR6
Boost Clock 1425MHz, up to 105W with Dynamic Boost 2.0
Storage 512GB PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD
(1 x M.2 slot + 1 x 2.5″ SATA bay vacant)
Display 15.6″ FHD 240Hz IPS display
72% NTSC gamut
Connectivity Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
Realtek RTL8411B 2.5G Ethernet
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C (supports DP 1.4)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-A
1 x USB 3.0 Type-A
1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
1 x miniDP 1.4
1 x HDMI 2.0
Battery 48.96WHr battery
180W power adapter
Dimensions 361 x 258 x 27.9 mm
Weight 2.2kg
MSRP RM4699 (1-year warranty)
RM4899 (2-year warranty)
RM5699 (1-year warranty)
RM5899 (2-year warranty)

gigabyte g5 laptop

The GIGABYTE G5 is currently available on GIGABYTE Notebook Official Store on Shopee as well as authorized retailers.

Pokdepinion: The design is really reminiscent of the last-gen gaming laptops, but I guess it’s what inside that counts. And for that price, it’s hard to fault the GIGABYTE G5.

About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.