Asus G73Jw review – A Portable Gaming Machine

Thursday, December 16th, 2010 - Asus, LAPTOP

A dream Laptop that gamers have waited for has come. Asus G73Jw, is powered by Intel Core i7-740QM processor and supported by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M.  The G73JW comes with up to 8GB of DDR3 memory and an optional Blu-ray drive to take advantage of a high-resolution, LED-backlit display. It also includes dual USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI output, and Bluetooth v2.


Asus G73Jw review - A Portable Gaming Machine

Asus G73Jw

Asus G73Jw review - A Portable Gaming Machine

Asus G73Jw

Asus G73Jw review - A Portable Gaming Machine

Asus G73Jw

These are Asus G73Jw spesifications:

  • Intel Core i7-740QM Quad-Core Processor
  • 8GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory
  • 1TB Storage (2 x 500GB 7200 RPM Hard Drives)
  • NVIDIA GTX 460M Graphics with 1.5GB GDDR5
  • 17.3-Inch Full HD (1920×1080) LED Display
  • 2 Megapixel Webcam
  • 8 Cell Battery
  • 8 in 1 Card Reader
  • Integrated 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth
  • One USB 3.0 Port, Three USB 2.0 Ports, One HDMI Port
  • 16.6 x 12.8 x 2.3 inches @ 8 pounds
  • Windows Home Premium 64-bit Operating System
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty, 1 Year Accidental Damage

However, there are Pros and Cons about the Asus G73Jw:

PROS CONS
  • beautiful 17.3″ 1080p LED backlit display
  • heavy and power hungry – poor for mobile use
  • 2-year global warranty with 1-year accidental damage
  • drives cannot be combined in RAID for improved performance or redundancy
  • powerful desktop replacement for the avid gamer
  • comes loaded with Asus bloatware
  • easy to overclock
  • lacks an eSATA port
  • extremely powerful – powerful quad core Core i7 processor, 8GB DDR3 memory, GTX 460M graphics card with 1.5GB of GDDR5 VRAM
  • HDMI 1.4a output
  • Blu-ray drive standard

Conclusion:

This is a great laptop and recommended powerful desktop replacement  for gamers who are willing to spend additional money.

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