A NEW Level of Gimmick? Gigabyte Aero 15 x9 Review

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  • Anhi Pham
    Anhi Pham Vor 7 Tage

    @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 Vor 8 Tage +2

    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!

  • Srijae Datta
    Srijae Datta Vor 11 Tage

    I'll choose Zephyrus S

  • Nicholas Bleker
    Nicholas Bleker Vor 13 Tage

    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 their to have this in it.

  • Tucker Karman
    Tucker Karman Vor 19 Tage

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

  • Levi Johnson
    Levi Johnson Vor 20 Tage

    haha "Holy crap STOP DOING THIS" amen

  • NvrUseYur RealName
    NvrUseYur RealName Vor 27 Tage

    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 Vor Monat

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

  • Fandabidozi
    Fandabidozi Vor Monat

    shout out to basil

  • Jacob Mcdaniel
    Jacob Mcdaniel Vor Monat +2

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

  • -MAS-
    -MAS- Vor Monat

    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 Vor Monat

    Didn’t even talk about build quality :/

  • RottenRyan100
    RottenRyan100 Vor 2 Monate

    Linus hates bezels....

  • arbington
    arbington Vor 2 Monate +3

    “Dongle Embracer”

  • DudeSkinnyTall
    DudeSkinnyTall Vor 2 Monate

    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 Vor 2 Monate

    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 Vor 2 Monate

    I Love your videos Linus !!!!

  • iDBS
    iDBS Vor 2 Monate

    Add liquid metal on this laptop 😅

  • G
    G Vor 2 Monate

    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 Vor 2 Monate

    9:20 AERO have i9 not i7..

  • mjc0961
    mjc0961 Vor 2 Monate

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

  • mjc0961
    mjc0961 Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Will Nash
    Will Nash Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Stanislav Knyazev
    Stanislav Knyazev Vor 2 Monate +1

    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 Vor 2 Monate

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

    GΞNΛCIDΞR SHO Vor 2 Monate

    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 Vor 2 Monate +1

    Laptops are too expensive... The end

  • TWR Electronics
    TWR Electronics Vor 2 Monate +2

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

  • Jared Hernandez
    Jared Hernandez Vor 2 Monate

    Is this a full 4 lanes Thunderbolt port?

  • foetor
    foetor Vor 3 Monate

    Got mine x8 today and love it 😬

    PRIMAX XYG Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Alan Philpott
    Alan Philpott Vor 3 Monate +1

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

  • MaxSettings
    MaxSettings Vor 3 Monate +1

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

  • Eric Lambert
    Eric Lambert Vor 3 Monate +23

    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.

    • Eric Lambert
      Eric Lambert Vor 25 Tage

      @Chanrith JR the rtx 2070 max-Q

    • Chanrith JR
      Chanrith JR Vor 25 Tage

      @Eric Lambert what gpu?

    • boy638
      boy638 Vor 2 Monate +1

      @Eric Lambert Oh my, US market really has it better.

    • Eric Lambert
      Eric Lambert Vor 2 Monate

      @boy638 got it for 2350 EUR

    • boy638
      boy638 Vor 2 Monate

      how much you got it for?

  • Alkhemist 95
    Alkhemist 95 Vor 3 Monate

    Yeah. Keep reading, you dink.

  • syam babu
    syam babu Vor 3 Monate +1

    make a pop up camera like in the new phones.

  • HateG Plus
    HateG Plus Vor 3 Monate

    Sha-see not cha-see

  • Cam Mewton
    Cam Mewton Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Franklin Castillo
    Franklin Castillo Vor 3 Monate


  • Henry xxA
    Henry xxA Vor 3 Monate

    Mine only hits 100 FPS csgo. Please help

  • Tolipop Jia
    Tolipop Jia Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Anon Commenter
    Anon Commenter Vor 3 Monate

    But the AI is in the software...

  • Scheurer
    Scheurer Vor 3 Monate

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

  • frederick8o8
    frederick8o8 Vor 3 Monate

    Is it me or audio is slightly off?

  • Almir Ramadanovic
    Almir Ramadanovic Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Eighty8sh
    Eighty8sh Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Kurtis Depauw
    Kurtis Depauw Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate

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

  • dwiddleD
    dwiddleD Vor 3 Monate

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

  • dwiddleD
    dwiddleD Vor 3 Monate

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

  • subash lama
    subash lama Vor 3 Monate

    so its like the ultra instinct of laptops

  • Keefe Overby
    Keefe Overby Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Rex Lastname
    Rex Lastname Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Matt Farel
    Matt Farel Vor 3 Monate

    best channel ever

  • Wector Cze
    Wector Cze Vor 3 Monate

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

  • HellaHellaHella HEY
    HellaHellaHella HEY Vor 3 Monate

    Next up acer nitro 7 when it comes out.

  • Christian Troia
    Christian Troia Vor 3 Monate

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

  • 〉〉GameHacKeR〈〈
    〉〉GameHacKeR〈〈 Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Yearls
    Yearls Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Alex Mort
    Alex Mort Vor 3 Monate

    Oh the ignoring of MSI...

  • Raina Lane
    Raina Lane Vor 3 Monate

    Battery leave the chat

  • scruffy pugs
    scruffy pugs Vor 3 Monate

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

  • NickAirsoft
    NickAirsoft Vor 3 Monate

    “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 Vor 3 Monate

    Hyundai kanabo

  • ZepG
    ZepG Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate +1

    The lesbian one is back

  • JoshuaVendetta
    JoshuaVendetta Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate

    Looking forward to that Alienware m15 review!

  • Amiga Wolf
    Amiga Wolf Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate

    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 Vor 3 Monate


  • Everyth1n9
    Everyth1n9 Vor 3 Monate

    I never knew Gigabyte had gaming laptops 😲

  • Alfonso Calderon
    Alfonso Calderon Vor 3 Monate

    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.

  • oh no
    oh no Vor 3 Monate


  • Wonk
    Wonk Vor 3 Monate

    A true missed opportunity to call it the "AI"ro 15

  • Lowen264
    Lowen264 Vor 3 Monate

    Man a 6hr battery would be nice. My Nitro 5 dies after an hour or if I'm lucky an hour and a half.

  • Animiles
    Animiles Vor 3 Monate

    I hardly ever use a webcam. But there are times when I just need a webcam. It doesn't matter if it sucks, but I just need something. If someone had to use a decent webcam regularly they wouldn't be satisfied with the built-in webcam anyways. Unless they spent a lot of money on the webcam, which simply isn't worth it since hardly anyone will use the webcam regularly anyways.
    Integrating some kind of webcam for as cheaply as possible is good enough for most people, while not including it would probably cut down on sales. I know I'm not going to buy it if it doesn't include a webcam (unless the thing is far better than any other competition in the same price range).

  • Incorrigible Panda
    Incorrigible Panda Vor 3 Monate

    Blah blah blah, the damn thing still hits thermal limits. i.e. its trash.

  • Mateusz T
    Mateusz T Vor 3 Monate

    I wonder why laptop makers are so afraid of building anything with over 16GB of RAM. No, seriously, can someone please explain it? Most still have 8, which isn't much these days. I'm genuinely curious.

    MC5 FORLIFE Vor 3 Monate

    When you see ur product on LTT

  • rick hunter
    rick hunter Vor 3 Monate

    REALLY?? saving 140 bucks is budget to you?? come on

  • Maksim Barsukov
    Maksim Barsukov Vor 3 Monate

    BMW Headlights Turn on at 3:01

  • Vladislavs Dovgalecs
    Vladislavs Dovgalecs Vor 3 Monate

    So AI detects a hotter CPU and revs up the fans. I get it. Very advanced.

  • a4tech79
    a4tech79 Vor 3 Monate

    they are so wrong about ppl spending 2-4000USD on a laptop and don't touch the fans. They are also wrong about their build and the hardware selection. a throttled 8950HK and a Max-Q basically running like a 2009 laptop. Waste of time, waste of money. GG no re ... MSI GE75 2080 lightest desktop gpu laptop FTW !

  • Martin Procházka
    Martin Procházka Vor 3 Monate

    I wonder why they even bother with webcam and mic if the only reason someone would use them is to make fun of the poor quality and placemet. It just makes the laptop feel more bloaded than the pseudo OS it comes preinstalled with. Companies should adopt the do-it-right-or-not-at-all mindset...

  • Josh Mc
    Josh Mc Vor 3 Monate

    i dont mind a low webcam, as i almost never use one

  • HuntaKiller
    HuntaKiller Vor 3 Monate

    interesting is the laptop is $2199 now!!

  • mekacher anis
    mekacher anis Vor 3 Monate

    "with GLASWIRE make access to your internet activities easier for the NSA"

  • KeithShizuo
    KeithShizuo Vor 3 Monate

    wow, youtube is realy crushing those black levels

  • Omar Hisham
    Omar Hisham Vor 3 Monate

    3:10 "less moneys"

    BLUE MOXIE Vor 3 Monate

    I wanna skip to where IT Bursts into FLAMES!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • mz555
    mz555 Vor 3 Monate

    AI is just a fancy term for macros :p

  • CrimFerret
    CrimFerret Vor 3 Monate

    At that pricepoint, I can't imagine the price difference you pointed out at the end really making that much difference.

  • KevinPaul06
    KevinPaul06 Vor 3 Monate

    Any suggestion under 1200usd?

  • Гошуу
    Гошуу Vor 3 Monate

    put liquid metal :D and make temp test

  • Jaden Dutton
    Jaden Dutton Vor 3 Monate

    Check out the MSI gs65 stealth