Gigabyte P34W v4-BW1 is a mid-size laptop designed for gaming. It offers powerful performance with an Intel Core i7-5700HQ quad-core processor running at 2.7 GHz. The Broadwell-based CPU supports Turbo Boost technology which increases maximum frequency up to 3.5 GHz. It has enough power for demanding apps including latest high-end games. The integrated Intel HD Graphics 5600 is not enough for apps that need intensive graphics processing. However it also has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M with 3 GB GDDR5 dedicated graphics memory that will enable you to run graphics demanding games smoothly.
A 14.0-inch with Full HD delivers crisp images for gaming and it’s also anti-glare so you will enjoy playing without light reflections. In terms of storage, it comes with two storage devices inside. A 1TB 5400RPM HDD gives you spacious room for installing games and a 128GB mSATA SSD offers faster performance. With 8GB of DDR3 system memory, it lets you enjoy multitasking smoothly. There are two 204-pin SODIMM sockets and it’s upgradeable up to 16GB.
For audio, it has a pair of speakers each rated at 1.5W. Audio output is improved by Dolby Home Theater v4. Equipped with backlight, the full-size keyboard is very comfortable to use even in dim lighting rooms. Touchpad with multi-touch support is below the keyboard. An integrated webcam supports up to 1 megapixel. It also supports important wireless technologies such as Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.
Thickness of this product is only 0.83-inch thanks to innovative Supra-cool technology with dual fans and dual heat pipes that remains slim. That’s an impressive number for a gaming laptop. However it doesn’t include optical drive. There are four USB ports and all of them are USB 3.0. Other ports include D-sub, HDMI, microphone-in / headphone-out combo jack, and an RJ-45 LAN port. A Secure Digital card reader is also included. The weight is 3.57 lbs including a 4-cell Lithium-Polymer 61Wh battery.
Gigabyte P34W v4-BW1 Specifications
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Intel Core i7-5700HQ (2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.5 GHz, 6 MB Level 3 cache)
Intel HM97 Chipset
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Intel HD Graphics 5600 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M with 3 GB GDDR5 dedicated graphics memory
1TB 5400RPM HDD + 128GB mSATA SSD
8GB DDR3 1600 MHz
Two 204-pin SODIMM sockets
Supports up to 16GB
Dual 1.5W speakeres
Dolby Home Theater v4
Inputs & Controls
Full-size backlit keyboard
Touchpad with multi-touch support
4 x USB 3.0
1 x D-sub
1 x HDMI
1 x microphone-in / headphone-out combo
1 x RJ-45 LAN
Secure Digital card reader
Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11a/b/g/n
4-cell Lithium-Polymer 61Wh battery
Dimensions and Weight
Weight: 3.57 lbs.
Kensington Lock slot