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17.3" FHD (1920x1080) (LED)/Intel Core i7-740QM (1.73GHz Quad-Core)/8GB DDR3 RAM/NVidia GTX 460M 1.5G GDDR5 VRAM/1TB HDD (500G x 2 7200RPM)/BD Combo Drive/Illuminated Keyboard/Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)/802.11BGN/2.0M Pixel/Bluetooth/8 Cell battery/Gaming backpack and Gaming Mouse included/1 USB 3.0 port/3 USB 2.0 ports/8-in-1 card reader/2YR Global warranty/1YR Accidental Damage Warranty/30-Day Zero Bright Dot/2-way FREE shipping/24-7 tech support
They'll Never Know What Hit'em
Every gamer knows that the latest games demands the best performance. But we don't believe in just meeting the minimum requirements, we believe in obliterating them. That's why we made sure that the Republic of Gamers (ROG) G73Jw-A1 was jam-packed with one-of-a-kind innovation that propel mobile gaming performance to unseen levels.
Featuring the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics engine that comes with a massive 1.5GB of GDDR5 VRAM, the ROG G73Jw-A1 leads in DirectX 11 gaming for advanced tessellation and faster graphics rendering. This gaming powerhouse, powered by the Intel Core i7-740QM quad-core processor, soars while performing several tasks simultaneously. And while others struggle to find the keys in dimly lit areas, the backlit gaming keyboard gives you the edge in the dark to put you ahead of the competition. The ROG G73Jw-A1 showcases a stealth fighter-inspired design with a unique thermal design that promotes airflow and keeps the air away from you. Plus, its 17.3-inch LED-backlit Full HD display lets you experience the latest in high-definition entertainment with a Blu-ray combo drive for brilliant 1080p playback. The ROG G73Jw-A1 breaks from the heard of traditional gaming notebooks with built-in overclocking feature through the ASUS Power4Gear Hybrid utility – instantly giving you extreme power with a push of a button.
The ROG G73Jw-A1 also boasts 1 terabyte storage (2 x 500GB 7200RPM hard drives), 8GB DDR3 system memory, high-speed wireless N, Intel Turbo Boost Technology, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connectivity, Bluetooth v2.1, HDMI connectivity, 2.0 megapixel camera, and Altec Lansing speakers with EAX Advanced HD 4.0 sound.
|The ROG G73Jw-A1 features the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics engine for unprecedented visual performance. With unmatched DirectX 11 support, experience a totally new class of virtual interaction for more dynamic gaming. |
The ROG G73Jw-A1 also features two fast 500GB 7200RPM SATA hard drives with dual HDD support to store your movies, games, and pictures. Plus, the ROG G73Jw-A1 offers 8GB of DDR3 system memory for incredible multitasking capability.
|The ROG G73Jw-A1 gives you all the power you need to create digital video, 3D animation, or effortlessly play adrenaline-filled games with Intel's leading-edge processor. Powered by the Intel Core i7-740QM processor, the ROG G73Jw-A1 outperforms other notebooks with massive memory bandwidth for the ultra-smooth multitasking performance. Featuring Intel Turbo Boost Technology, processor speed is automatically adjusted to your needs by accelerating performance to your task at hand. |
With a host of power profiles, this gaming powerhouse has a built-in overclocking mode via ASUS Power4Gear Hybrid that activates in a simple push of a button located above the keyboard that turns up system performance above its preset level.
|Featuring a 17.3-inch LED-backlit Full HD display and Blu-ray combo drive, the ROG G73Jw-A1 lets you enjoy the latest in HD playback for an immersive experience with sharp images, smooth video transitions, and brilliant clarity. |
With HDMI connectivity, turn this gaming powerhouse into your personal media center by connecting to an external monitor or HDTV and enjoy flawless 1080p HD playback. The ROG G73Jw-A1 is complemented with Altec Lansing speakers and EAX Advanced HD 4.0 so you can hear every detail with enhanced acoustics.
|Based from the intelligent design of a US stealth fighter, the ROG G73Jw-A1 showcases sleek design. Its internal components are specially engineered next to the rear air vents to promote air flow and system cooling. |
Its gaming keyboard also illuminates to give you the competitive edge, so when others are fumbling for keys in the dark you're brightly lit keyboard keeps you a step ahead of the game. Angled at an ergonomically 5-degree tapered slant, the keyboard is also positioned for an ergonomic typing experience so you're comfortable after the longest gaming sessions. The ROG G73Jw-A1 completes the gaming package with a complimentary Republic of Gamers backpack and wireless Razor optical mouse.
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1 All figures theoretical values compared to USB 2.0 benchmarks for reference purposes. Actual speed depends on device and system status.
2 Rated number 1 Windows-based PC maker in PCMag.com's Service & Reliability Report 2010. Rate number 1 PC brand according to SquareTrade, the leading direct-to-consumer warranty company (for more information visit http://www.squaretrade.com/pages/laptop-reliability-1109/ ). Rated number 1 reliable PC maker in Q2 2010's RESCUECOM report http://www.rescuecom.com/2010-2nd-Quarter-Computer-Reliability-Report.html
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|Item model number||G73JW-A1|
|Operating System||Windows 7;|
|Item Weight||8 pounds|
|Item Dimensions L x W x H||16.60 x 12.80 x 2.30 inches|
|Computer Memory Type||SODIMM|
|Hard Drive Interface||Serial ATA|
|Hard Drive Rotational Speed||7200 RPM|
|Audio-out Ports (#)||1|
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