Dell's new G-series gaming laptops have a few tricks in that sleeve

Subject: Mobile | November 19, 2018 - 01:47 PM |
Tagged: dell, G7 15, gaming laptop

One of Dell's updated gaming laptops is under the microscope over at TechARP, the 15.6" G7 15 with a 1080p IPS display.  They were sent the highest end model, which contains an i7-8750H, 16GB DDR4-2666, a GTX 1060 Max-Q and both a 1TB HDD and 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD all for around $1800.  

The size of the latop allows a full keyboard with number pad though oddly the touchpad is off to the left a bit, centred to the keyboard as if there was no numpad.  The power button is also a fingerprint sensor, an interesting idea for those who log into Windows by giving it the finger. 

The battery also knows a few tricks, TechARP hit two hours of gameplay on the battery but it came at a cost; on mains power the G7 scores 9,916 on the 3DMark FireStrike test while on battery it scores only 2,822.  Check out the full review here.

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"Earlier this year, Dell revamped their gaming line-up, rebranding it it as the new G-series. But is that all they really did? We find out in our in-depth review of the Dell G7 15 (7588) gaming laptop!"

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Source: TechARP

November 19, 2018 | 02:05 PM - Posted by BrandObsfucation (not verified)

So Dell is competing with Dell/Alienware in gaming laptops, and what's up with that!

P.S. TechARP's website is a mess!

November 19, 2018 | 04:37 PM - Posted by TheTolsonator

Me: "What's this guy going on about?"

*disables adblock*

OH MAH GAWD SO MANY ADS

November 19, 2018 | 06:51 PM - Posted by Jeremy Hellstrom

I know, sorry but I had no wish to type about Fossil and I'd already given El Reg a link today :(   

Still an interesting laptop with that downclock on battery.

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