Gigabyte has launched G5 GD GD-51US123SH laptop with the latest Nvidia RTX 3050 in the US online. It has a launch price tag of $1,149. This laptop is now available to pre-order online from Amazon US ( check here for the availability ). This item will ship to customers on May 16, 2021.
GIGABYTE G5 GD GD-51US123SH 2021 model is powered by the new Tiger Lake H 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400H hexa-core processor. This is a 10nm chipset, which has a base clock speed of 2.7Ghz and can go up to 4.5Ghz in boost clock mode. For graphics, Gigabyte is using the just announced, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU ( 4GB DDR6 ).
It comes with 16GB of ram and has Gen4 512GB SSD storage. The max ram supported is 64GB. The display on this model is a 15.6 inch Full HD IPS screen with 144hz refresh rate supported. Gigabyte has powered this laptop with a 49Whr battery and comes with a RGB backlit keyboard.
Gigabyte has launched two models in the 2021 G5 (Intel 11th Gen) Series – G5 MD and G5 GD. The more expensive GIGABYTE G5 MD model features a better 72% NTSC color gamut display and is equipped with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU ( Boost Clock 1500 MHz ). These are the only 2 differences i could sport between these models. Rest of the specs remain the same.
GIGABYTE G5 GD GD-51US123SH Specifications
- Processor / Chipset: 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400H ( 6 cores / 12 threasds / 2.70 GHz – 4.50Ghz clockspeed / 12MB Intel Smart Cache / 2021 Q2 launch / 10nm chipset )
- Graphics / GPU: 4GB GDDR6 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU
- GPU features: Boost Clock 1485 MHz, Maximum Graphics Power 75 W, Dynamic Boost 2.0, Resizable BAR, and Optimus Technology
- Display: 15.6 inch Full HD screen ( 144hz refresh rate / IPS / Anti-glare / 45% NTSC color gamut / X-Rite Pantone Certified )
- Memory: 16GB ram ( 2x DDR4 Slots / DDR4-3200 ram / Max 64GB supported )
- Storage: 512GB SSD storage ( NVMe PCIe Gen4 )
- Storage slots: 1x 2.5” HDD/ SSD slot, 2x M.2 SSD slots (Type 2280, supports 1x NVMe PCIe Gen3 & SATA/ 1x NVMe PCIe Gen4)
- Keyboard: Single Colored Backlit Keyboard with 15 Colors LED Setting
- USB Ports: 1x USB2.0 Type-A, 1x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-A, 1x USB3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
- Other Ports: 1x HDMI 2.0 (with HDCP), 1x mini DP 1.4, 3.5mm Combo audio jack, 1x Microphone jack, RJ-45 Ethernet Port
- Connectivity: RTL8411B REALTEK (1G) Ethernet, Intel AX200 Wireless WiFi 6 ( 802.11ax ), Bluetooth V5.0 + LE
- Webcam: 720P HD Camera
- Cooling: Windforce Infinity Next-gen Cooling
- Audio: Dual-Array Microphone, 2x 2 Watt Speaker, DTS:X Ultra
- Battery: Li-ion 48.96Wh
- Power supply: 150W
- Weight: 2.2 kg
- Operating system: Windows 10 Home
- Launch Price in the US: $1,149
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