Gigabyte is updating Sabre 15 with the 8th Generation Intel processor

Gigabyte Sabre 15 Coffee Lake
The presence of 8th generation Intel processor or Coffee Lake as the latest generation to make laptop vendors have to refresh its product line, not least gaming segment.

Gigabyte is one that announces the presence of a new generation of gaming laptops, the 15-G8 Saber and the 15-W8 Saber. Both now come with an Intel 8th Generation Core i7-8750H processor (2.2GHz-4.1GHz).

The increase is claimed Gigabyte offers multitasking performance of six cores are embedded therein and managed to make a 50 percent increase in testing Cinebench 15. Other improvements are also present from the side of the graphics card or VGA is used.
Gigabyte Saber 15-G8 uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB, while Saber 15-W8 comes with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. Both graphics cards already support NVIDIA Optimus technology.

Differences from both are also found in screen quality. Carrying 15.6-inch size, Saber 15-G8 presents Full HD 1920x1080 IPS LCD with wide viewing angle and NTSC 72 percent wide gamut color.

15-W8 Saber screen is also almost the same, the difference is this series laptop screen has a refresh rate of 120Hz with 3ms response time and 94 percent NTSC color gamut technology.

For other specifications, both come with the same features. Among them carry 8GB of RAM or 16GB DDR4 2400 which consists of two slots to be upgraded to a maximum of 32GB.

Then for the internal memory capacity provided Dual-Storage System technology that supports one 2.5-inch HDD slot and stamp fruit slot M.2 SSD type 2280 that supports NVME PCIe X4 and SATA.

For the second port I / O this laptop comes with one USB3.1 Gen2 (Type A), one USB3.1 Gen2 (Type C), USB3.1 Gen1 (Type A), USB2.0 (Type A), HDMI 1.4b, mini DP 1.2 and 1.3, RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet, and 6-in-1 card reader.

One more offered both these laptops is audio supported by Sound Blaster Cinema 5 technology that uses BlasterX Acoustic Engine. Gigabyte has not included information on what the official price of this laptop is.


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