LG UltraGear 17G90Q gaming laptop has NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q GPU

When somebody mentions LG, you immediately think of PC gaming, right? Yeah, neither do I. To be honest, despite offering general-use laptops, I most associate the company with appliances and televisions. Apparently, the company wants to expand beyond thin and light "regular" laptops to hardcore gaming notebooks with its all new UltraGear brand. While the name "UltraGear" sounds a bit generic and uninspired, I suppose it does get the point across.

The first UltraGear gaming laptop will be model 17G90Q. This portable beast features a 17.3-inch display with an insane 300Hz refresh. It is powered by a cutting-edge 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake H processor and hardcore NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q GPU. It even has premium features like Thunderbolt 4, Wi-Fi 6E, and an RGB backlit gaming keyboard.

"LG’s take-anywhere gaming rig features 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. In addition to a 17-inch IPS panel with a 1 millisecond response time and a 300Hz refresh rate, the LG UltraGear gaming laptop ensures immersive, fluid gameplay for even the most graphically demanding PC games thanks to the latest top-of-the-line hardware. Also, LG’s cooling system with vapor chamber keeps the laptop running cool, even when pushed to the limits," says LG.


The company adds, "The new, slim laptop packs a large screen and an impressive 93Wh battery while maintaining a thickness of under 21.4 millimeters and a weight of less than 2.7 kilograms. The LG UltraGear gaming laptop features an aluminum casing that offers style and durability, while the winged UltraGear badge on its exterior clearly communicates the power and quality LG’s premium gaming brand is known for."

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LG shares specifications and configuration options below.

Display Size17.3-inch
LCDFHD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS 1ms, 300Hz,
sRGB 99 percent
Aspect Ratio16:9
Weight2.64kg (5.82lbs)
Size400 x 271.6 x 20.9 ~ 21.4mm(15.75 x 10.69 x 0.82~0.84 inches)
CPU11th Gen Intel Coren Processor Intel Tiger Lake – H
GPUNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q Graphics
Memory16/32GB Dual Slots(DDR4)
StorageUp to 1TB M.2 Dual SSD slots (NVMe)
ColorPurple Gray
KeyboardPer-key RGB backlit gaming keyboard
I/O PortUSB 4 Gen 3×2 Type C (x1, USB PD-out & TBT4), USB 3.2 Gen 2×1 Type C (x1, USB PD-out & DP),
USB 3.2 Gen 2×1 (x2), HP-Out (4-Pole Headset, US type), HDMI, RJ45, DC-In, microSD/UFS
USPIPS 1ms response time & 300Hz refresh rate,
Fingerprint Reader on Power button,
FHD webcam with Dual Mic, IR Camera,
Wi-Fi 6E & Intel Killer Wireless,
2 Way speaker (2.0W x 4) with DTS X Ultra,
Cooling System with Vapor Chamber,
gaming UI (UltraGear Studio)

Are you ready to buy the UltraGear 17G90Q gaming laptop now? If so, it sucks to be you, bro! You see, LG has not provided a definitive date of availability, saying only "early 2022." In other words, we have no idea when this gaming machine will hit stores. LG is also silent on pricing, but it is safe to assume the Windows 11 laptop will put a big dent in your bank account.

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