A NEW Level of Gimmick? Gigabyte Aero 15 x9 Review

  • Published: 14 April 2019
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Comments • 1 222

  • Jesse Hughes
    Jesse Hughes  19 hours back

    The keyboard has a built in num pad in a 15 in setup. Which sounds great for working blenders camera angles without toting an extra keyboard

    • Mike Rafi
      Mike Rafi  2 weeks back

      I  have a aero 15 oled wa and was 2 weeks old already crashed 44 times and is a lemon , gigabyte is giving me  excuses and no fix or replacement provided   and crash after crash after crash .....  .PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM GIGABYTE LAPTOPS  .AND ALL MODELS USING THE SAME MOTHERBOARD STAY AWAY FROM THEM SOMETHING IS VERY WRONG AND THEY DO NOT EVEN KNOW WHAT TO TELL ME OR HOW TO FIX IT .. $ 2200 PEACE OF PLASTIC !!!!!!!

      • Hyunwoo Shin
        Hyunwoo Shin  4 weeks back

        please review Eluktronics mag-15.

        • **PreCIson FOrcE
          **PreCIson FOrcE  1 months back

          this review is to early make sure when you do a review on aero 15 oled it is the one with the 2080 max q

          • Takato Minemoto
            Takato Minemoto  2 months back

            Embrace my dongle, linus.

            • rahul chodankar
              rahul chodankar  2 months back

              Tuesday morning Colton firing?

              • Parzival 333
                Parzival 333  2 months back

                2020 Gigabyte Aero: Notch Webcam

                • oneworldvideo
                  oneworldvideo  2 months back

                  Effect at 2:07 is super slick!!!! Congrats to the editor! :D

                  • Naresh Jhawar
                    Naresh Jhawar  2 months back

                    You didn’t said all intel inside thing

                    • pabloXL
                      pabloXL  2 months back

                      So AI is just marketing for a fan/performance curve?

                      • Fiizrp x
                        Fiizrp x  2 months back

                        If you just wanted a creator laptop what would you go for ?

                        • neosrt10
                          neosrt10  2 months back

                          So which is the fastest and best performing now that where in August 2019?

                        • Crazy Boy
                          Crazy Boy  2 months back

                          Scar lll vs aero 15 please!

                          • Lancy10
                            Lancy10  2 months back

                            Simple don’t buy either if you have 2500 dollars buy a 1k desktop and a 1500 laptop

                            • Anhi Pham
                              Anhi Pham  3 months back

                              @Linus Tech Tips Can you do a review of the new Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED ? I want to use it for 3D-Animation and Rendering. I am not sure about thermal throttling in the new chassis with more air vents. There are versions with GTX 1660Ti and RTX 2060 and not sure which is better for my needs. Awesome Channel by the way!

                              • Matin Far
                                Matin Far  3 months back

                                Is it just me or are these new laptops getting ridiculously expensive?? The Aero is the cheapest of three shown in the video and it's $2400!

                                • Ra awesome
                                  Ra awesome  2 months back

                                  Well, it is an rtx 20 series

                              • S D
                                S D  3 months back

                                I'll choose Zephyrus S

                                • Nicholas Bleker
                                  Nicholas Bleker  3 months back

                                  Instead of a RTX 2070 Max-Q, I wish we had the option to have the GPU be a RTX 2060 instead, and that not being a Max-Q version. This would help reduce the cost of the laptop and make it more appealing to those that just want to have the ability to turn on ray tracing in their games, while not spending so much to get that ability. Sure you might loose out on a few frames and overall have a weaker performance then the more stronger GPUs, but I don’t anyone is gonna be complaining if whatever they’re playing is at a very steady 60fps or one that’s around that area with ray tracing on. Aside from that, this laptop might be my first upgrade from the Acer Nitro 5 laptop that I’m using now. That 94 WH battery and 1TB of storage is hard to turn down, especially when it is one of the only reasonably priced laptops out there to have this in it.

                                  • Tucker Karman
                                    Tucker Karman  3 months back

                                    How does the processor do with a laptop fan on the bottom?

                                    • Levi Johnson
                                      Levi Johnson  3 months back

                                      haha "Holy crap STOP DOING THIS" amen

                                      • NvrUseYur RealName
                                        NvrUseYur RealName  4 months back

                                        The webcam's audio was CERTAINLY TRASH, but I didn't think the video looked all that bad, compared to webcams I've used in the past(which were pretty crappy). Then again, I don't use webcams much at all so... whatev.

                                        • Simon Vader
                                          Simon Vader  4 months back

                                          Another bonus with this one I found was that it’s got a huge prime discount of $150. Holy crap!

                                          • Fandabidozi
                                            Fandabidozi  5 months back

                                            shout out to basil

                                            • Jacob Mcdaniel
                                              Jacob Mcdaniel  5 months back

                                              You should have just waited a month to review the overhauled design haha

                                              • -MAS-
                                                -MAS-  5 months back

                                                After watching your video I've compared the three devices and ended purchasing the Aero 15-X9
                                                But I've paid around 2660$ :( in order to get it as I live far from the USA
                                                I've chosen the I7 processor as I don't think a unit this thin will be able to cool the I9 pretty well, so no actual gain.
                                                For the graphics, I think RTX-2070 is enough since I'm a developer and a casual gamer so no need to pay more for the RTX-2080.
                                                For the screen also I think UHD for development is not meaningful :/
                                                Finally for the performance!!!???
                                                I told you I'm far away from the USA so waiting for it to arrive in order to know :)

                                                • Save us M1SAKI
                                                  Save us M1SAKI  5 months back

                                                  Didn’t even talk about build quality :/

                                                  • RottenRyan100
                                                    RottenRyan100  5 months back

                                                    Linus hates bezels....

                                                    • arbington
                                                      arbington  5 months back

                                                      “Dongle Embracer”


                                                      • DudeSkinnyTall
                                                        DudeSkinnyTall  5 months back

                                                        So almost 2 weeks ago we get new i7-9850h etc officially released and why would I want a laptop full of last year gen. now?

                                                        • Manoeuvre TV
                                                          Manoeuvre TV  5 months back

                                                          Wish reviews showed the power adapter and total weight including the adapter. No point having a thin and light if the laptop has a huge ac adapter?

                                                          • Buda Ultimate Gamer
                                                            Buda Ultimate Gamer  5 months back

                                                            I Love your videos Linus !!!!

                                                            • iDBS
                                                              iDBS  5 months back

                                                              Add liquid metal on this laptop 😅

                                                              • G
                                                                G  5 months back

                                                                There is a possibility that there is a software application that provides the same features like the so-called "AI." Just wished I knew the name of such an app.

                                                                • Sun NY
                                                                  Sun NY  6 months back

                                                                  9:20 AERO have i9 not i7..

                                                                  • mjc0961
                                                                    mjc0961  6 months back

                                                                    9:42 - You told us that was a dead meme in your 2060 review. I don't know what to believe anymore. 😭

                                                                    • mjc0961
                                                                      mjc0961  6 months back

                                                                      Nobody uses the camera anyway. They always get taped over. Stop including them.

                                                                      • Will Nash
                                                                        Will Nash  6 months back

                                                                        What do you think about the even newer version of the aero?

                                                                        • Stanislav Knyazev
                                                                          Stanislav Knyazev  6 months back

                                                                          Its screen and quality is much better than razer blade has. Check out amazon reviews on real customers of razer blade - noise whine + shitty screen and shitty battery, no pros at all comparable to Aero. Also Dell design is garbage, no minimalism. So why you saying its better to buy razer/dell?

                                                                          • Fiction Fraction
                                                                            Fiction Fraction  6 months back

                                                                            when u can afford a $2500 worth laptop! doesnt matter to pay few 100s for the logo

                                                                            • GΞNΛCIDΞR SHO
                                                                              GΞNΛCIDΞR SHO  6 months back

                                                                              How is the MSI G6F3 8RC, i5 8th gen, GTX 1050 for gaming?
                                                                              Since it having like one fan so i'm kinda worried about it's cooling...

                                                                              • Matt Prior
                                                                                Matt Prior  6 months back

                                                                                Laptops are too expensive... The end

                                                                                • TWR Electronics
                                                                                  TWR Electronics  6 months back

                                                                                  Sorry but I'm going to say razer is the worst for reliability concerns. Are you part of the cult?

                                                                                • Jared Hernandez
                                                                                  Jared Hernandez  6 months back

                                                                                  Is this a full 4 lanes Thunderbolt port?

                                                                                  • foetor
                                                                                    foetor  6 months back

                                                                                    Got mine x8 today and love it 😬

                                                                                    • PRIMAX XYG
                                                                                      PRIMAX XYG  6 months back

                                                                                      Love from indian bro
                                                                                      I am watch video frpm when you have only 1000k subs

                                                                                      • Alan Philpott
                                                                                        Alan Philpott  6 months back

                                                                                        Love the way you can skip 10 seconds straight past the intro reel. Perfect intro length.

                                                                                        • MaxSettings
                                                                                          MaxSettings  6 months back

                                                                                          I always install a clean version of OS and setting battery/system to PERFORMANCE

                                                                                          • Eric Lambert
                                                                                            Eric Lambert  6 months back

                                                                                            I bought the i7 version one month ago, really happy with it, it just works perfectly for everything, and of course it's a beast in gaming.

                                                                                            • Robert Kristian Zambrano
                                                                                              Robert Kristian Zambrano  4 weeks back

                                                                                              @sai krishna It's your basic laptop in terms of weight actually so yeah, much easier to carry around than a gaming laptop

                                                                                            • sai krishna
                                                                                              sai krishna  4 weeks back

                                                                                              Robert Kristian Zambrano how portable is it. Will it be easy to carry around a campus?

                                                                                            • Robert Kristian Zambrano
                                                                                              Robert Kristian Zambrano  1 months back

                                                                                              @Banisteriopsis Caapi basically the best, it has a 94wh battery.

                                                                                              not gaming nets you 7-8 hours so pretty fucking good.

                                                                                            • Banisteriopsis Caapi
                                                                                              Banisteriopsis Caapi  2 months back

                                                                                              How is the battery life? I’m thinking of getting one

                                                                                            • krishnavamsiii
                                                                                              krishnavamsiii  2 months back

                                                                                              @Eric Lambert hopefully my unit will not have any manufacturing issues lol