Asus Asus G74, Asus Gaming Laptop 2011 Review, Specs, and Price

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Asus has announced the G74, a high end gaming laptop that has a 17.3-inch full HD screen with 3D support. Asus G74 laptop packs quad-core processors Core i7 Sandy (2630QM), Nvidia GeForce GTX 560M DDR5 with 3GB of memory cards and 12GB of RAM DDR3 graphics with support for up to 16 GB.

Asus G74 is also equipped with dual 750GB hard drive at 7200 rpm (for a total of 1.5 terabytes of storage), and the Blue Ray combo drive. This laptop is as good as it gets with all of its features include USB 3.0 ports, keyboards Illuminous and 8 cell 5200 mAh battery. Asus also offers a free backpack and mouse game with him. G74 laptop comes in two variants, Asus G74SX-A1 and Asus G74SX-3DE.

G74SX-3DE has all the basic specifications of the model A1 with the addition of 3D display, Nvidia 3D glasses kit and Blue-ray. Other features include 8-in-1 card reader, webcam 2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, HDMI output and three USB 2.0 ports. Laptop weight weighs 8 pounds, including battery.

Asus G74SX-A1 and G74SX-3DE is priced at $ 1,745 and $1,979 respectively.

Both models run Windows 7 Home Premium, and is expected to hit shelves in late June.

Asus G74 Specifications

  • 17.3? full HD display with optional 3D capability
  • second generation Intel Core i7 2630QM quad-core Sandy Bridge processor
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 560M video card with 3GB of GDDR5 VRAM
  • four SODIMM slots for up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM memory
  • two hard drive bays
  • THX TruStudio audio with stereo speakers and subwoofer
  • 12GB RAM
  • dual 750GB HDDs spinning at 7,200rpm
  • 8-cell 5200 mAh battery
  • Blu-ray Combo drive (for A-1 model)
  • Blu-ray burner (for 3DE model)
  • isle-style backlight keyboard
  • new cooling system with dual fans
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
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