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X9: For The Chosen
Design, Power, Portable
Exotic yet functional in design and having the raw power to take on other top tier players. Furthermore, taking the title for the thinnest laptop that features true mechanical keyboard and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics configuration. These are just some of the qualities that makes a machine worthy to own. The AORUS X9 is born.
Exotic Chassis Design: For the Chosen
Attractive, striking and out of the ordinary. The X9 design philosophy screams with exotic properties, taking cues from modern supercars and stealth fighter jets, the beautifully shaped aluminium expresses unique flowing motions, standing out from the crowd that are full of mundane designs. You have fought to victory and desire to be different. The X9 is designed to be an expression of your untamed characteristic; It is surely for the chosen.
Maximum Aluminium: Feel and Sense the Quality
The X9 takes no compromises when it comes to the built material. You will find quality aluminium contractions throughout the X9 chassis, AORUS has gone through a tremendous amount of great engineering in order to create a chassis that is well built without sacrificing performance, opting for aluminium for areas that would normally be built with lower quality materials. Feel the difference.
AORUS HUD: Functional RGB Lighting
A one-of-a-kind central RGB HUD that is not just for show. Extra information such as the volume, battery indicator, CPU/GPU temperature and more, can be shown through the individual RGB strip that makes up the AORUS HUD. You can also set the HUD to sync with the surrounding RGB chassis lighting to create the all-around effect to your liking.
RGB Fusion Surround: The Heartbeat of a Beast
RGB lighting is normally found on keyboards. Now with the X9, we have surrounded the chassis with four RGB LED strips that has a multitude of lighting effects for you to choose from. Beyond the stealth of the X9, comes the option to light up the exterior for that extra eye-candy and make the X9 truly yours.
i9-8950HK: Experience the Extreme
Yes, you see it right, the X9 DT is equipped with the latest extreme overclockable 8th gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK CPU. Be one of the first to experience the power and pride with such an extreme CPU edition with an unbelievable unlocked potential, achieving 4.8GHz of pure clock speed, 50% faster than the i7-7820HK. The i9-8950 is a 6-core monster, now first time ever on a gaming laptop.
AORUS Overclock: Laptop Overclocking Made Easy
It is mind blowing to know that the insanity does not stop here. On top of the already-extreme core clock speed, AORUS provides “one click” overclocking function to your command. Take it to the next level when others can’t provide and be part of the overclocking performance sensation.
Tri-Storage: Enjoy All the Games
Combining the near-zero access times and high transfer speeds of PCI-E Gen 3 NVMe SSDs with the bulk storage capacity of traditional mechanical hard drives is AORUS' Tri-Storage technology. Capable of Running not one, but two 1TB NVMe M.2 SSDs, with blazing transfer speeds of over 3000MB/s ensures your operating system, applications and games launch instantaneously, while bulk storage needs are taken care of by a 2TB HDD. With a total of 4TB storage at your reach, giving you the ultimate flexibility and performance.
*1x 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD + 1x 1TB HDD Included & Installed ONLY.
DDR4 2666MHz: Memory Speed for 4K Gaming
Games are becoming more demanding with the introduction of 4K gaming. Ram speed needs to catch up in order to meet the demands. AORUS decided to up the game by upping the DDR4 speed to the latest and extreme speed of 2666MHz. Feel the difference right away and let ram demanding games be a thing of the past.
Quad Ports: Versatile Connectivity
The X9 has your back with Quad Port types - a combination of the latest, most useful and versatile ports out there. With Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 Type-C, Mini DisplayPort 1.3 and HDMI 2.0, it's hard to imagine a scenario that stumps the X9 when it comes to connectivity.
The Thunderbolt™ 3 comes with outstanding capabilities such as transfer speeds up to 40Gbps and connecting plug ‘n’ play external graphics. The Thunderbolt™ 3 is the most powerful compact and versatile port to date.
USB 3.1 Type C
Not only is it easier to connect, it’s fast. USB 3.1 Gen 2(Type-C) has twice the throughput of USB 3.0, transferring 100GB video in as little as 80 seconds.
Mini DisplayPort 1.3
Up to 32.4Gbps bandwidth, supporting higher than 4K outputs and higher colour applications than before.
The incorporation of HDMI 2.0 brings screen resolution to the next level. Unlike HDMI 1.4 which only supports 8-bit colour up to 30 frames per second, HDMI 2.0 Supports up to 18 Gbps transfer. 4K resolution plus 12-bit colour and up to 60Hz refresh rate lets you view videos, photos, and play games in true high definition.
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080: The Ultimate Performance
The new NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 series GPU features the latest Pascal™ architecture, breaking the limits of laptop performance. The new GPU delivers not only the ultimate performance and efficiency, but also easily provides an immersive Virtual Reality (VR) experience and smooth high-res gameplay. Hardcore gamers can now possess over-the-top performance on the mobile platform with crystal clear, captivating motion graphics, and jaw-dropping visuals.
The Ultimate PC Gaming Platform
Get Game Ready with GeForce® GTX. GeForce GTX delivers the fastest performance, with the most advance gaming technologies (NVIDIA GameWorks™) and the best gaming ecosystem (GeForce Experience™).
Ansel is a revolutionary new way to capture in-game shots and view in 360. Compose your screenshots from any position, adjust them with post-process filters, capture HDR images in high-fidelity formats, and share them in 360 degrees using your mobile phone, PC, or VR headset.
HDR Ready games and movies are rendered in rich, vibrant colours to deliver sharper and more realistic images.
Discover next-generation VR performance, the lowest latency, and plug-and-play compatibility with leading headsets—driven by NVIDIA VRWorks™ technologies. VR audio, physics, and haptics let you hear and feel every moment.
NVIDIA® G-SYNC™: No Screen Tear
NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ achieves a smooth GPU to display image sync that brings you screen- tear free experience. Without the FPS drawbacks of the V-sync, NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ provides you with buttery smooth visuals, minimizing display stutter, input lag and retains FPS performance.
X-Rite™ Pantone® Calibration: Experience True Colours
The complexity of in-game colours is what brings the game to life. Without proper colour calibration, the intended colours are well hidden away. AORUS has teamed up with X-Rite™ Pantone®- a world-renowned authority on colour and provider of leading colour technologies- to provide accurate colours throughout the colour spectrum. Each display on the laptop is fully calibrated through a professional calibration solution from X-Rite™ Pantone®. Experience vibrant yet accurate colours shown as intended by game developers. Gamers can now enjoy every gaming moment and also take advantage of the accurate colour contrasts in order to distinguish between enemies from the environment.
*Calibration environment: Display brightness: 100%; System operation: Windows 10 Home Premium; Calibration device: Provided By X-Rite™ Pantone®, Designed especially for AORUS.
Multi External Display Support: Build Up Your War Room
Open up to more possibilities with the X9. With the introduction of Thunderbolt™ 3 port, you can now connect up to a total of 3 external 4K displays. Watch a strategic gaming video while gaming, check and control your music without exiting the game or go all out immersive with NVIDIA® Surround. Do more and enjoy more, now made possible with the X9.
*Connect 3 external displays through the combination of HDMI, mini-DP and Thunderbolt™ 3 ports.
Smooth VR: The Only Machine You Need
It comes to no surprise that the AORUS X9 DT with NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics can power any VR device that you throw at it. With a specialized plug and play port design, you will find it real easy to set up your VR and submerge in the smoothest virtual gaming experience without worrying about hardware performance. All you need is the X9 DT.
World’s First 17.3 inch Laptop with Quad Fan Design
The AORUS X9 features an unprecedented Quad Fan cooling solution, working in tandem with the 8 heatpipes, making light work of the dual GPUs, CPU and Chipset heat output. The Quad Fan cooling solution was engineered to ensure high performance heat dissipation, making for a cool and pleasant gaming experience.
Performance Designed Fan Vents: Not Just For Style
The X9 comes with beasty looking vents throughout the chassis. They are not just for show. The uncompromised large sized vents and vent location is the key to sucking in large amounts of air, intelligent air distribution and dissipating all the hot air effectively. Giving you style and performance while you game.
Versatile Fan Control: 15 Stage Deep Fan Control
Beyond the specialized cooling chassis design, AORUS further adds an intuitive fan customization UI that will defiantly suit any gamer needs. Take control of the fan in different situations, with quiet, normal, gaming, customize and deep control profiles to choose from. Gamers can go even further with a fan curve, 15 stage fan control setting (deep control profile) that lets gamers assign different fan speeds to individual temperature for the ultimate fan tweak customization.
ESS SABRE Hi-Fi Audio DAC: Catering for Your Audio Needs
The X9 features a class leading DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) from industry leaders ESS. Featuring its patented HyperStream® architecture the DAC handles audio streams with bitrates up to 24 bits and sample rates of up to 192KHz, for that extra clear audio during any gameplay or media consumption. Furthermore, the X9 brings benefits such as higher digital signal-to-noise ratios, as well as higher pure output power - eliminating the need for an external headphone amplifier. Experience true audio with the ESS DAC.
Quad Front Firing Audio: Direct Impact
With the X9, AORUS takes the portable stereo sound experience to the next level. While others go for 2.1 sound systems, with one subwoofer sharing the bass loads from two channels, AORUS covers the entire range for each channel, with a 2-way speaker architecture. On top of that, with most laptops having the speakers at the back of the laptop, the X9 has positioned the speakers and woofers to face the user for a direct sound experience.
Go Inside the Action with Breakthrough Sound
Dolby Atmos® pulls you into the game with powerful, moving audio that sweeps all around and above you with amazing precision and realism. A leap forward from surround sound, it gives you a competitive edge, with audio that heightens your sense of awareness and immerses you in a more intense gaming experience.
True Laptop Mechanical Keyboard: World’s Thinnest Laptop with Mech Switches
Experience the joy of gaming on a true laptop mechanical keyboard in an unprecedentedly slim format or in a world’s thinnest laptop with true mech switches for that matter. The X9 offers specially designed Brown switches for performance and durability. On top of that, naturally featuring full per-key 16.7 million colour RGB backlighting and a variety of lighting effects to choose from. The X9 is a true portable gaming laptop that has it all.
AORUS Fusion: Next Level RGB Lighting Control and More
Each and every key can be customized to light up only the required keys for each application, allowing the user to instantly identify which keys to press. Gamers can go a step further and setup animated illumination effects like breathing, waves, ripples and much more. The Fusion app can combine audio, backlight, and macro settings to profiles, and switch automatically between games or applications.
Taking the already powerful and customizable RGB fusion software found throughout the AORUS brand, AORUS has gone further and added extra functions just for the all-powerful X9. In conjunction with the multifunctional RGB Lightbar and surround RGB lighting. You will be able to control all the RGB lighting found throughout the X9, all through AORUS Fusion.
N-Key Rollover + Macro: Ultimate Key Control
From gaming to productivity, combination keys are endless. Craving macros? With the AORUS Fusion software, you can make any key or key combination into a macro, eliminating the need for dedicated keys. Cast spells or perform complex tasks with a single keypress. What’s more, the keyboard features N-key rollover for a smooth, error free “key combo” experience.
*N-key rollover is tested with 80-keys pressed at the same time.
AORUS Touchpad: Tradition Redefined
Selected from a multitude of material combinations, AORUS has come up with the most silky-smooth and robust trackpad to date. You will find a striking AORUS logo on the trackpad for extra aesthetics, with a unique procedure that reflects different colour shades as you look at it from different angles.
*The colour and colour option of the AORUS trackpad logo may vary. Please contact the point of purchase or reseller for more information.
Killer™ DoubleShot™ Pro: Full Bandwidth Utilization
Killer™ DoubleShot™ Pro provides unprecedented speed, intelligence, and control for systems with Killer™ Wireless adapter and a Killer™ Ethernet controller. DoubleShot™ Pro automatically picks the fastest network connection and sends all high priority traffic over that interface. All standard traffic is then sent over the other interface. This ensures the highest priority traffic will always be put on the fastest and most reliable link, giving you lag free gaming experience even while running multiple downloads the same time.
Stream Like A Pro: XSplit + TriDef
From editing, managing, recording and streaming videos, the software offers powerful and easy to use tools in order for gamers to reach out with ease and is compatible for a variety of social media. Expand with plugins or even chat with followers, XSplit is an all-in-one for video production and streaming.
Don’t want to show your background in your recordings or livestreams? TriDef SmartCam allows intelligent background removals, which blends you in with the game. If you fancy different effects as your background, the software also provides tweaks that meets your needs.
TriDef + XSplit
By combining XSplit and TriDef SmartCam, you will be able to stream your gameplay on your favourite channels such as YouTube and Twitch, with preferred personal background or no background at all so you can bring an immersive experience for your audiences.
*3 months XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster Premium Subscription. **3 months TriDef SmartCam Subscription.
Do Not Disturb: Don’t Let Anything Get in Your Way
Remember the time a system update has disturbed you gaming session? AORUS came up with a solution called DND (Do Not Disturb) mode, for when you are in need of an interruption free gaming session. Say goodbye to sudden system updates that results in sudden drop/spike in connection speed or system restarts. All you need to do is activate the DND mode with a simple click through the AORUS C&C interface. Take your game experience to the next level without any obstructions.
*AORUS strongly recommends keeping apps, games and system up to date for a secure user experience.
AORUS Exclusive: International 1+1 Year Warranty
AORUS is committed to provide the best in hardware and after-sales service. AORUS has further set the standard in the industry by offering an additional 1-year international warranty on top of the norm. Enjoy every moment with your AORUS laptop with the exclusive 1+1 year international warranty.
*2 years international warranty on laptops and 1-year international warranty on the battery. For further details on the AORUS exclusive warranty, please visit the AORUS website.
Game in a Greener Environment: iF Design Award
AORUS provide gamers with the ultimate in hardware and software performance. What’s more, AORUS has redesigned the packaging by using natural smelling rice husks that is eco-friendly and fully decomposable, yet retaining the same protection as before. Create a better environment while we game to victory. Now accredit with the internationally renowned iF Design Award win. Features • World's Fastest 8th Gen. Intel® Core™i9-8950HK Overclockable 6-Core Processor with Hyper-Threading (2.9~4.8GHz).
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 GDDR5X 8GB Graphics.
• 17.3" FHD 1920x1080 144Hz IPS Anti-Glare Display.
• NVIDIA® G-SYNC™: Tear-free, Super Smooth Display.
• Massive and expandable storage: 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB HDD 7200rpm.
• World's Thinnest Chassis with True Laptop Mechanical Switches.
• World’s First 17.3” Laptop with Quad Fans.
• Exotic Design with Maximum Aluminium Coverage.
• X-Rite™ Pantone® Certified Display.
• Tri-Storage: Supports up to 2x PCI-E Gen 3 NVMe SSDs and 1z 2TB HDD (1TB PCIe M.2 SSD + 1TB HDD 7200rpm Included & Installed ONLY).
• DDR4 2666Hz: Supports up to 64GB (32GB (2x 16GB) Included & Installed ONLY).
• Quad Ports: Thunderbolt 3, USB3.1 Type C, Mini DisplayPort 1.3.
• ESS Sabre Hi-Fi Audio DAC.
• Quad Audio: 2x speakers 2x Woofers.
• Unique central Multifunctional RGB HUD Lightbar and Chassis RGB Fusion Lighting.
• AORUS RGB Fusion: 16.7 million Per-Key RGB Backlighting.
• Multi External Display Support: 3 Surround Display.
• Versatile Fan Control: 15 Stage Deep Fan Control.
• XSplit + TriDef: Stream Like a Pro.
• Killer DoubleShot Pro: Optimized Gaming Network.
• Dolby Atmos® Audio.
• AORUS Exclusive: International 2 Year Warranty.
• Game in a Greener Environment with Decomposable Packaging.
|CPU Type||Intel Core i9 8950HK|
|CPU Cores||6 Core|
|CPU Speed||2.9 GHz|
|CPU Boost||4.8 GHz|
|Screen Type||IPS, Anti-Glare|
|Resolution||1920x1080 (Full HD)|
|Refresh Rate||144 Hz|
|NVIDIA G-Sync Technology||Yes|
|AMD FreeSync Technology||No|
|Memory Type||DDR4 SO-DIMM|
|Memory Speed||DDR4 - 2666|
|Maximum Memory Supported||32GB (2x16GB)|
|HDD Capacity||1000 GB|
|SSD Capacity||1000 GB|
|Storage Type||SSD (M.2 PCIe NVMe) & HDD (SATA)|
|Graphics Chipset||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080|
|Graphics Memory Type||GDDR5X|
|GPU Cores/Streams/Execution Units||2560|
|Graphics Core Clock||1556 MHz|
|Graphics Boost Clock||1733 MHz|
|Graphics Memory Clock||10000 MHz|
|Graphics Memory Bus||256 Bit|
|Multi-GPU NVIDIA SLi||No|
|NVIDIA Max-Q Design||No|
|Other Laptop Specifications|
|Keyboard Type/Language||Chiclet / Mechanical / UK / RGB (Per-Key)|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home (64 bit)|
|Accessories Included in Box||1 x 330W AC PSU Power Adapter|
|Notebook Dimensions||428 x 23.5~29.9 x 314 mm (WxHxD)|
|Weight (Inc. Battery)||3.59 kg|