Gigabyte unveiled a new gaming beast the Aorus X9. For readers, who don’t know: AORUS is a gamer-focused computer company. It makes gaming laptops, motherboards, graphics cards, mechanical gaming keyboards, and other gaming peripherals. It is a subsidiary of Gigabyte Technology.

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Gigabyte claimed that the Aorus X9 is the world’s thinnest laptop to have both a true mechanical keyboard and two GTX 1070s GPU. In terms of the specifications, this laptop is a gaming beast. It has the Intel 7th gen Kaby Lake overclockable i7 and as mentioned earlier 2xGTX 1070s GPUs. Now, without any further delay let’s have a look at the full spec sheet.

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Aorus X9 Specification:

Dimensions: 16.9(W) X 12.4(D) X 0.9-1.18(H) inch


  • 17.3″ UHD 3840×2160 IPS Anti-Glare Display with 100% Adobe RGB
  • 17.3″ QHD 2560×1440 120Hz / 5ms WVA Anti-Glare Display

CPU: 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7820HK (2.9GHz-3.9GHz)

Memory: 8/16GB DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM, 4 slots (Max 64GB)

Chipset: Mobile Intel HM175 Express

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI GDDR5 (8GB+8GB)

Storage: Tri-Storage-1 x 2.5” HDD/2.5“ SSD -2 x M.2 SSD slots (2 slots support PCIe NVMe Gen3 x4 SSD) **[M.2 PCIe SSD x2 (512GB+512GB Max) & 2.5” HDD (2TB Max)]

OS: Windows 10 Pro

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Keyboard: Mechanical AORUS RGB Fusion Keyboard with 16.7 million colors per-key backlighting

I/O Ports:

  • 1x Thunderbolt™ 3 (Type-C)
  • 1x USB 3.1 (Type-C)
  • 3x USB 3.0 (Type-A) 1x Mini-DisplayPort 1.3
  • 1x HDMI 2.0 & 1x 3.5mm Headphone Out (HiFi, SPDIF Out)
  • 1x 3.5mm Mic-In 1x SD Card Reader (UHS-II, PCI-E) & 1x DC-In

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  • ESS Sabre HiFi Audio DAC 2x 2W Speakers
  • 2x 2W Subwoofers
  • 1x Dual-Array Microphone

Network Interface:

  • Killer™ Doubleshot Pro LAN,
  • Wireless-AC 1535 (802.11ac, a/b/g/n),
  • Bluetooth V4.1 + LE

Webcam: HD Camera(1280×720)

Battery: Li-Po, 94.24Wh with 330W Adapter

Aorus X9 Keynotes:

  • 7th Gen Intel i7-7820HK Overclockable Processor
  • World’s First 17.3” Laptop With Quad Fans
  • 10 Stage Fan Control
  • Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 GDDR5 8GB+8GB SLI Laptop
  • AORUS RGB Fusion: 16.7 million Per-Key RGB Backlighting
  • World’s Thinnest laptop with mechanical keyboard
  • DAC Audio support
  • Quad DDR4 RAM Slots: Up to 64GB of DDR4-2400

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Aorus X9 Price:

The single-SSD model with 1TB HDD will cost $3,649, and the Newegg-exclusive version with two 512GB SSDs will cost $3,799.

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