Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR (Intel 11th Gen) vs Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition

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CPU AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
GPU Radeon RX 6800M 12GB


Evaluation of Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR (Intel 11th Gen) and Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Design, materials, durability and usability

Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR (Intel 11th Gen)
  • Significantly easier to carry: weighs 500 grams less (around 1.1 lbs)
  • Thinner bezels and 4% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Features a a little bigger (~10%) battery – 99 against 90 watt-hours
  • 50% sharper screen – 255 versus 170 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition
  • Higher screen refresh rate: 165 versus 60 Hz
  • Can run popular games at about 8-11% higher FPS
  • Around 8% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 2.5 kg (5.51 lbs) 3 kg (6.62 lbs)
Dimensions 396 x 270 x 21.5 mm
15.59 x 10.63 x 0.85 inches
395 x 282 x 23.4 mm
15.55 x 11.1 x 0.92 inches
Area 1069 cm2 (165.7 inches2) 1114 cm2 (172.6 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~77.2% ~74.1%
Side bezels 6.5 mm 6 mm
Colors Black Black
Transformer No No
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No Yes
Number of fans 2 3
Noise level 59 dB -


Size 17.3 inches 17.3 inches
Refresh rate 60 Hz 165 Hz
PPI 255 ppi 170 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels 2560 x 1440 pixels
HDR support Yes, HDR10 No
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Display tests
Contrast 1479:1 -
sRGB color space 99% -
Adobe RGB profile 99% -
DCI-P3 color gamut 86.8% 100%
Response time - 3 ms


Voltage 15.2 V -
Battery type Li-Po Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Right Bottom
Charge power 230 W 280 W
Weigh of AC adapter 726 gramm -


CPU name
Base frequency 1.9-2.3 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.6 GHz 4.6 GHz
Cores 8 8
Threads 16 16
L3 Cache 24 MB 16 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (32 EU) Radeon RX Vega 8
Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm


Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 105 W 145 W
Nvidia Optimus Yes AMD Switchable Graphics
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm 7 nm
GPU base clock 930 MHz 2116 MHz
GPU boost clock 1410 MHz 2390 MHz
Memory size 8 GB 12 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 256 bit 192 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps ~16 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 5120 2560
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 160 160
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 80 64
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 1x8 GB 1x8 GB
Clock 3200 MHz 3200 MHz
Type DDR4 DDR4
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
Max. ram size 64 GB 32 GB


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB 1x512 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
NVMe Yes Yes


Speakers 2.0 2.0
Power 2x2W -
Dolby Atmos No Yes
Loudness 88 dB -
Microphones 2 2


Wi-Fi standard v6 v6
Bluetooth v5.2 v5.1
Fingerprint Yes No
Optical drive No No
Webcam Below the display -
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 -
USB-A 3x USB 3.2 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 4.0 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 No
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1 1x HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort 1x v1.4 No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes Yes
SD card reader Yes No
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes


Keyboard type Mechanical Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.6 mm -
Surface - Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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