LG is one of the most recognizable brands when it comes to electronics—boasting products in almost every home, from TVs, to dishwashers and washing machines. Their latest foray into tech sees them adding to their selection of laptops; now with their first specifically tailored to gaming.
Announced on the LG Newsroom, the LG UltraGear (model 17G90Q) expands the company’s line of UltraGear products, and is a pretty impressive looking laptop—especially for the company’s first laptop of this kind.
Boasting a 17 inch 1920×1080 IPS panel with a 300Hz refresh rate, coupled with an 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake H processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q graphics card, dual-channel memory, and an ultra-fast dual SSD setup; it’s a laptop with power comparable to some higher-end Razer laptops.
The 17G90Q also comes with a breadth of features which seem tailored to provide the highest quality experience for gamers. Not simply it’s sleek design for optimal portability, it also includes DTS:X Ultra support for 3D sound, LG’s cooling system with a vapour chamber which LG claims will keep the system cool “even when pushed to its limits.” The 17G90Q can come with up to 32 GB of RAM and 1 TB of SSD storage.
Furthermore, the inclusion of the LG Gaming Studio allows users to customize their system and keep track of performance data, including: a CPU clock, GPU and TDP clock, and real-time memory share rate. Not to mention the system comes with an RGB keyboard which is essential for every gaming rig.
“The LG UltraGear gaming laptop has everything needed to tackle the latest high-spec games, delivering the smooth, responsive gameplay that all gamers want,” said Senior Vice President and Head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company, Seo Young-jae.
Young-jae added, “our first-ever gaming laptop, the 17G90Q differentiates itself from competing products with its premium hardware, generous, high-quality screen, and a sleek, lightweight design that maximizes convenience and portability.”