A NEW Level of Gimmick? Gigabyte Aero 15 x9 Review

  • Published: 14 April 2019
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Comments • 1 504

  • foetor
    foetor  7 hours back

    Got mine x8 today and love it 😬

      PRIMAX XYG  21 hours back

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

      • Alan Philpott
        Alan Philpott  1 days back

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

        • YouTube Editor
          YouTube Editor  1 days back

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

          • Eric Lambert
            Eric Lambert  1 days 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.

            • Alkhemist 95
              Alkhemist 95  2 days back

              Yeah. Keep reading, you dink.

              • syam babu
                syam babu  2 days back

                make a pop up camera like in the new phones.

                • HateG Plus
                  HateG Plus  2 days back

                  Sha-see not cha-see

                  • Cam Mewton
                    Cam Mewton  3 days back

                    you're pretty brave, turning your back on that pissed off AI

                    • Franklin Castillo
                      Franklin Castillo  3 days back


                      • Henry xxA
                        Henry xxA  3 days back

                        Mine only hits 100 FPS csgo. Please help

                        • Tolipop Jia
                          Tolipop Jia  4 days back

                          Wonder if the source of the zebra crossings video could be provided?

                          • Anon Commenter
                            Anon Commenter  5 days back

                            But the AI is in the software...

                            • Scheurer
                              Scheurer  5 days back

                              i dont really get the price argument. if you already spend almost over 2500$ on a gaming laptop, what are 200$ then?

                              • frederick8o8
                                frederick8o8  5 days back

                                Is it me or audio is slightly off?

                                • Almir Ramadanovic
                                  Almir Ramadanovic  5 days back

                                  Hey I want to get my first gaming laptop but I’m don’t understand if it’s good or not I found it in amazon could you make a review for it or reply to me here type this in amazon search bar thx! Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 15.6" FHD IPS w/ 144Hz Refresh, Intel i7-8750H, GTX 1060 6GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB NVMe SSD, Aeroblade Metal Fans PH315-51-78NP

                                  • Lefteyehawk
                                    Lefteyehawk  5 days back

                                    if this is an AI, what is the MSI Afterburner, etc., you can even overclock with this tools

                                    • Eightsh
                                      Eightsh  5 days back

                                      Artificial. it's in the name.
                                      The impression of better. Placebo effect.

                                      • Kurtis Depauw
                                        Kurtis Depauw  5 days back

                                        I never have any idea what in the hell Linus is talking about, yet I'm constantly driven back to just simply listen and wish I were more intellectually inclined.

                                        • Chris Lighthall
                                          Chris Lighthall  6 days back

                                          Linus when are you going to review a nose hair trimmer? jk

                                          • dwiddleD
                                            dwiddleD  6 days back

                                            i literally spit out the milk in my mouth when linus said AI

                                            • dwiddleD
                                              dwiddleD  6 days back

                                              i literally spit out the milk in my mouth when linus said AI

                                              • subash lama
                                                subash lama  6 days back

                                                so its like the ultra instinct of laptops

                                                • Keefe Overby
                                                  Keefe Overby  6 days back

                                                  Yeah games and stuff cool, but what about the hash rate?

                                                  • Rex Lastname
                                                    Rex Lastname  6 days back

                                                    my x8's keyboard's been broken for 4 months and i'm still looking for a goddamn keyboard replacement.

                                                    • Matt Farel
                                                      Matt Farel  6 days back

                                                      best channel ever

                                                      • Wector Cze
                                                        Wector Cze  6 days back

                                                        what is it on the left from linus were you playing kal-toh

                                                        • HellaHellaHella HEY
                                                          HellaHellaHella HEY  6 days back

                                                          Next up acer nitro 7 when it comes out.

                                                          • Christian Troia
                                                            Christian Troia  6 days back

                                                            for the price i would just put it in to a build

                                                            • 〉〉GameHacKeR〈〈

                                                              A Ryzen 7 1700 laptop can get better render times in blender compared to those i9's and cost WAY less than those 3 $h1tty ones.

                                                              • Alexander Talashov
                                                                Alexander Talashov  6 days back

                                                                There is an Y9 version that holds the RTX 2080, so why you didn't test that instead

                                                                • Yearls
                                                                  Yearls  7 days back

                                                                  Who has that sort of money to throw away on a laptop that can't outlive a phone?

                                                                  • Alex Mort
                                                                    Alex Mort  7 days back

                                                                    Oh the ignoring of MSI...

                                                                    • Raina Lane
                                                                      Raina Lane  7 days back

                                                                      Battery leave the chat

                                                                      • scruffy pugs
                                                                        scruffy pugs  7 days back

                                                                        3:13 - 3:14 "for less money's"

                                                                        • NickAirsoft
                                                                          NickAirsoft  7 days back

                                                                          “Optimizes for gaming by upping the fan and optimized for light work by enhancing acoustics” sounds like a normal fan curve to me

                                                                          • Joham Diaz
                                                                            Joham Diaz  7 days back

                                                                            Hyundai kanabo

                                                                            • ZepG
                                                                              ZepG  7 days back

                                                                              If I ever wanted to own a laptop this might be the one, I never use a webcam and I couldn't care less about fast typing or fan noise. I like the fact we can open the case and upgrade.

                                                                              • Dashiell
                                                                                Dashiell  1 weeks back

                                                                                The lesbian one is back

                                                                                • JoshuaVendetta
                                                                                  JoshuaVendetta  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Well linus where else they gonna put the webcam? how about they put it in the display, A PUNCH OUT HOLE SCREEN!!! ...that will surely piss everyone off

                                                                                  • BrandonStaires
                                                                                    BrandonStaires  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Looking forward to that Alienware m15 review!

                                                                                    • Amiga Wolf
                                                                                      Amiga Wolf  1 weeks back

                                                                                      A Max-Q graphics card/GPU is not the perfect thin gaming laptop, they are a lot slower then the normal graphics card/GPU.

                                                                                      • Yu Jay
                                                                                        Yu Jay  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Is there a reason why touch pads aren't slightly more to the right?
                                                                                        My MSI Gaming Laptop has the touch pad more to the middle of the laptop, which I find really nice since I use it for both gaming and work and I tend to accidentally touch with my palm and quite often randomly pick stuff up or move code in chunks somewhere it certainly shouldn't be with other Laptop, but having it under the left palm is very common..

                                                                                        • Tams80
                                                                                          Tams80  1 weeks back

                                                                                          So, move the webcam to the top, make the battery 99Wh battery, make an AMD version, and tone down the AI drivel?

                                                                                          • Cole Hintermeister
                                                                                            Cole Hintermeister  1 weeks back

                                                                                            I love how a current i7 is essentially the power equivalent of what would be a hypothetical two generations ago i9 or even better, and yet both i7's are "more than capable to handle whatever you throw at it." It's not a knock on any one person or reviewer, I just think the culture of it all is funny

                                                                                            • Daniel Dulu
                                                                                              Daniel Dulu  1 weeks back


                                                                                              • Everyth1n9
                                                                                                Everyth1n9  1 weeks back

                                                                                                I never knew Gigabyte had gaming laptops 😲

                                                                                                • Alfonso Calderon
                                                                                                  Alfonso Calderon  1 weeks back

                                                                                                  you bunch of junk. you are all just pinheads here. a Picasso knows much less than you or slower than you but he is greater than any of you. it is because of what he does. and making a movie is so easy. I like it. I dont like knowing your stuff. I just like playing games on a very good set. just one of the least things that I like.