Gigabyte AORUS 17G vs System76 Oryx Pro

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 The Gigabyte AORUS 17G is a 17-inch gaming laptop with a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). We will be comparing it to the System76 Oryx Pro, which comes with a 17-inch screen at 1920x1080 (Full HD). 

Gigabyte AORUS 17G

GIGABYTE AORUS 17G XC - 17.3" FHD IPS Anti-Glare 300Hz - Intel Core i7-10870H - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6 - 32GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Windows 10 Home - Gaming Laptop (AORUS 17G XC-8US6450SH)

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU 8 GB GDDR6 | NVIDIA DLSS for groundbreaking AI rendering
  • 1‎0th Gen Intel Core i7-10870H (2.2GHz - 5.0GHz) | 32 GB RAM (64 GB max) | 512 GB PCIe SSD
  • 2‎x M.2 SSD slots (Type 2280, supports 1x NVMe PCIe & SATA/ 1x NVMe PCIe)
  • 17.3" Thin Bezel FHD 1920x1080 IPS-level Anti-glare Display LCD | 300Hz refrsh rate and 72% NTSC
  • X-Rite Pantone Certified Display, individually factory calibrated | 1 x Thunderbolt 3 (Type-C), 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type-A), 1 x HDMI 2.1 | 1 x UHS-II SD Card Reader, 1x Headphone out, 1x Microphone in | NAHIMIC 3 Surround Sound
  • WINDFORCE Infinity Next-Gen Cooling for Laptop
  • World's First Microsoft Azure AI Notebook
  • Specially Designed Privacy Camera Cover
  • AORUS Fusion RGB Per-Key Mechanical Keyboard with OMRON Gaming Switch

$1,857.33

System76 Oryx Pro

  • 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU
  • Switchable Intel and NVIDIA Graphics
  • System76 Open Firmware with coreboot
  • 15" and 17" display options
  • Up to 64 GB of memory
Gigabyte AORUS 17G System76 Oryx Pro
Screen Size 17-inch 17-inch
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD) 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Screen Info Thin Bezel 300 Hz Display, X-Rite Pantone Certified 15.6" or 17.3" FHD (1920x1080) 144 Hz refresh rate, Matte Finish
Storage 512GB SSD 2 x M.2 (SATA or PCIe NVMe), Up to 4 TB total
Operating System Windows 10 Home Pop!_OS Linux
Memory Installed 32 64
Notes

Operating System
Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS (64-bit) or Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (64-bit)

Firmware
System76 Open Firmware (coreboot, EDK2, System76 Firmware Apps)
System76 Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware

Input
Multitouch Touchpad, Multi-Color Backlit Chicklet US QWERTY Keyboard

Graphics Card Comparison

GPU Score

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
7304 points
GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
5548 points
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
5487 points
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
2902 points

Video RAM

GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
8 GB
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
8 GB
GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
8 GB
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
6 GB

Memory Bandwidth

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
384 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
336 GB/s

Pixel Rate

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
109.4 GP/s
GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
103.2 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
92.16 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
80.64 GP/s

Texel Rate

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
314.6 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
207.4 GT/s
GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
206.4 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
201.6 GT/s

Processor Comparison

Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second (Threads x Clock Speed)
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
36.8 GT/s
Core i7-10870H
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
35.2 GT/s

Turbo Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second, if all cores are running at their turbo speed (Threads x Turbo Clock Speed)
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
81.6 GT/s
Core i7-10870H
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
80 GT/s

Threads

Core i7-10870H
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
16 Threads
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
16 Threads

Core Speed

Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
2.3 MHz
Core i7-10870H
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
2.2 MHz

Turbo Speed

Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
5.1 MHz
Core i7-10870H
(Gigabyte AORUS 17G)
5 MHz