With a hefty amount of power and a confusing spec, LG’s first gaming laptop packs quite the punch

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techno.rentetan.com – 11th Gen Intel processors will power the UltraGear 17G90Q when it launches in early 2022. One of the most well-known gaming laptop brands is making a comeback. In contrast to LG’s ultra-lightweight “Gram” laptops, the company’s first gaming laptop has been introduced, and it looks to be an entirely other beast.

As the name suggests, the UltraGear 17G90Q is powered by an 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake H-series CPU and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q graphics card. With either 16GB or 32GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB of dual M.2 storage, they may be used in conjunction with these processors.

The LG’s 17.3-inch, 1080p (16:9) display has a 1-millisecond reaction time and a 300Hz refresh rate, so games should run at high frame rates and appear fluid.

Incorporating a purple-gray metal chassis with a winged “LG” logo and an RGB illuminated keyboard, the UltraGear features the classic gamer appearance. A fingerprint sensor on the power button, quad speakers, and a 1080p camera are just a few of the niceties you’ll find here.

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There are two Thunderbolt 4 ports on the left and two USB 3.2 Type-A connections on the right, as well as a microSD card slot and a headphone jack. The port selection is also good. USB Type-A port, RJ45 Ethernet jack (the UltraGear supports Wi-Fi 6E), HDMI jack, and a DC barrel connection are on the back of the UltraGear

LG’s laptop business has until far focused only on making the lightest machines possible. This gaming gear, which measures 15.75 x 10.7 x 0.8 inches and weighs 5.8 pounds, is a major improvement over its predecessor. To be honest, there are several 17-inch laptops that weigh more than six pounds.

In early 2022, LG will begin selling its first gaming laptop in the United States. We’ve contacted the company and will update this piece as soon as we hear more about pricing.

The UltraGear seems to be a competent machine based on the information we have, but some of its specifications raise a few eyebrows. It is predicted that Intel and AMD will both unveil new chips in the next several weeks, with the former slated to introduce its H-series processors. This is an unusual move for a company that is about to release a 12th Generation-powered gaming laptop.

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LG’s press statement says that the UltraGear will only be available with an RTX 3080 GPU, which I’ll need to verify. The UltraGear 17G90Q, if correct, is expected to have a high beginning price. Even while LG’s entry into the gaming market has a lot going for it, the attractiveness will mostly rely on how much you have to spend in order to join in.