Gigabyte Sabre 17-K8 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black

MPN: GP-C105F716-ES-T02  |  EAN: 4719331945701  |  Model: Sabre 17-K8

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Choosist's Ratings

Gigabyte Sabre 17-K8 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - GP-C105F716-ES-T02 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Very Good
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
Casual Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

The Sabre 17-K8 's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, offers exceptional visual clarity for editing videos. It has a decent total storage capacity of 1256 GB, a powerful 2.20 GHz processor and a dedicated graphics card which makes this laptop perfect for high-resolution video projects.

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 16 GB of RAM and the 6 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 7766.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

Gaming

A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your 's Intel Core i7-8750H processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 16 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 7766, and the 6 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 12538

You can have the dark arcade experience without tapping blindly thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard. 

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the Sabre 17-K8 provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

All about the Films!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the Sabre 17-K8 can meet your needs.

And when you’ve finished editing, the on-board Memory Card Reader makes it simple to transfer and share your video content with others

Give your Images the professional touch

The on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-8750H processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card offers extra power for rendering your creative work on to your spacious 17.3 inches display. 

The screen built with IPS technology gives you vivid colours and great viewing angles whilst the 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions provides the necessary detail.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from once device to another.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 6 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

The 17.3 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows

Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor. 

Your 's 16 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

The numeric keypad keyboard really takes the strain out when entering data.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the Sabre 17-K8 is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various Dev environments, which is why we've picked something for you that's got an Intel Core i7-8750H, (a processor with 6 cores) plus a healthy RAM size of 16 GB.

Also, its 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution provides adequate screen estate to view multiple window or more of your IDE while you work.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

The Sabre 17-K8 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the Sabre 17-K8 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 5.3 hours battery life of the Sabre 17-K8 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 5.3 hours, the Sabre 17-K8 can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The 5.3 hours battery life in the Sabre 17-K8 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

The 5.3 hours battery life in the Sabre 17-K8 can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Suits your occasional mobility

The Sabre 17-K8 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 2.7 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1. With an 1 and several you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Numeric Key Pad

Working with numbers is important to you, so we've made sure this laptop comes a full featured keyboard. 

Package that suits a Gamer

Not just a pretty face, the Sabre 17-K8 uses ergonomic design to give you a gaming advantage.

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Technical Specifications

Gigabyte Sabre 17-K8 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - GP-C105F716-ES-T02 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 6 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-8750H
Processor Speed 2.20 GHz
Processor Threads 12
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System Sound Blaster
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 5.0
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 1.4b
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
Mini DisplayPort 2
USB 2.0 Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 1
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
USB Type-A 3.1 (Gen 2) 1
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10
Battery
Battery Life 5.3 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 28.8 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.7 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 41.8 cm
Weight 2.7 kg