Gigabyte Aorus 17X review: A power gaming laptop with a keyboard that just clicks


The mechanical keyboard is one of the Aorus 17X’s highlights.

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Gigabyte’s impressive Aorus 17 line of gaming laptops distinguishes itself from a lot of competitors with the excellent mechanical keyboard it added to the year’s models. That, plus its better-than-average performance and big, 17-inch 240Hz display make it a solid choice as a desktop replacement for the work-from-home, speed-minded gamer. But if you plan to shell out the big bucks — over $3,000 — for the higher-end configurations, you might find some of its limitations annoying given the expense.


  • Great-feeling mechanical keyboard looks great, too
  • Lots of
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