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) G73Sw-XA1 was jam-packed with one-of-a-kind innovation that propel mobile gaming performance to unseen levels.
Now powered by the 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2630QM quad-core processor, experience top-of-the-line adaptable speed and responsiveness for the most demanding tasks. Featuring the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics engine that comes with a massive 1.5GB of GDDR5 VRAM, the ROG G73Sw-XA1 leads in DirectX 11 gaming for advanced tessellation and faster graphics rendering. 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 G73Sw-XA1 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 delivers the latest in high-definition entertainment with brilliant 1080p playback. The ROG G73Sw-XA1 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 G73Sw-XA1 also boasts 750GB 7200RPM hard drive, 8GB DDR3 system memory, Super Multi DVD drive, high-speed wireless N, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connectivity, Bluetooth v2.1, HDMI connectivity, 2.0 megapixel camera, and stereo speakers with EAX Advanced HD 5.0 sound.
- 17.3-inch LED-backlit Full HD display for immersive cinematic experience with resolution up to 1920 x 1080 (Learn more)
- 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2630QM processor with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology for the best visibly smart performance that adapts to your needs (Learn more)
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics with 1.5GB GDDR5 VRAM for leadinh DirectX 11 gaming (Learn more)
- ASUS Power4Gear Hybrid that innovatively saves battery life and delivers extreme performance (Learn more)
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 for quicker device charging and up to 10x faster transfers than USB 2.01
- 750GB 7200RPM hard drive and 8GB of DDR3 system memory for smooth computing and ample storage for all your games and media files (Learn more)
- Backlit gaming keyboard with ergonomic tilt-up design for comfortable control in any lighting environment
- EAX Advanced HD 5.0 Audio for premium gaming sound (Learn more)
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|The ROG G73Sw-XA1 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 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2630QM processor with 8-way processing capability, the ROG G73Sw-XA1 outperforms other notebooks with massive memory bandwidth for the ultra-smooth multitasking performance. Featuring Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology, processor speed is automatically adjusted to your needs by accelerating performance for 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 default level.
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| View larger ||The ROG G73Sw-XA1 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 G73Sw-XA1 also features a 750GB 7200RPM hard drive to store your movies, games, and pictures. Plus, the ROG G73Sw-XA1 offers 8GB of DDR3 system memory for incredible multitasking capability.
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|Featuring a 17.3-inch LED-backlit Full HD display, the ROG G73Sw-XA1 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 G73Sw-XA1 is complemented with stereo speakers and EAX Advanced HD 5.0 so you can hear every detail with enhanced acoustics. |
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|Based from the intelligent design of a US stealth fighter, the ROG G73Sw-XA1 showcases sleek design. Its internal components are specially engineered next to the rear air vents to promote air flow and system cooling. |
Ranked as the #1 most reliable PC brand
by 3 independent sources,2
readers and editors alike choose ASUS as their trusted notebook and netbook. ASUS relentlessly strives to exceed expectations of quality to ensure you an unmatched peace of mind every time you start your PC.
This notebook also comes with the industry's most comprehensive warranty.
1 Year ASUS Global Warranty3
Offers a level of coverage that would add hundreds of dollars to the price of competing laptops:
- 1 year global warranty
- 30 day Flawless Display Guarantee
- 2-way free standard shipping
- 24/7 tech support
1 Year Accidental Damage Warranty (ADW)3
Whether your notebook is damaged by accidental spills, drops, electrical surges, or fire, ASUS will fix it or replace it for you during the first year after purchase.
- Covers accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage
- Target 3 business day turnaround time for repair / replacement; not including receiving and shipping time
- 1-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost
- 24/7 toll-free phone support
What's in the Box
- ROG G73Sw-XA1
- AC Adapter
- 8 cell Battery Pack
- Warranty Information Card
- Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
- Display: 17.3-inch LED-backlit Full HD display (1920 x 1080)
- Processor: 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2630QM quad-core processor (2.0 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 2.9 GHz)
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M 1.5GB GDDR5 VRAM
- WLAN: 802.11 b/g/n (@ 2.4GHz), Bluetooth v2.1
- LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
- Memory: 8GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM, 4 x SODIMM (expandable to 18GB)
- Storage:750GB 7200RPM hard drive
- Optical Drive: Super Multi DVD drive
- Camera: 2.0 megapixel
- Speakers: Stereo speakers with EAX 5.0 sound
- Microphone: Digital Array Microphone
- Card Reader: 8-in-1 card reader (MMC/SD/Mini-SD/XD/Memory stick/MS Pro/MS-Duo/MS-Pro Duo)
- Input / Output: 1 x Mic-in, 1 x Headphone-out, 1 x VGA port/Mini D-Sub 15-pin for external monitor, 3 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x Gigabit LAN, 1 x HDMI, 1 x Kensington Lock
- Battery: 8 cell
- Dimensions: 16.6 x 12.8 x 0.08 ~ 2.3 –inches
- Weight: 8 lbs (with 8 cell battery)
- Color: Matte Black
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1All figures theoretical values compared to USB 2.0 benchmarks for reference purposes. Actual speed depends on device and system status.
2Rated number 1 Windows-based PC maker in PCMag.com's Service & Reliability Report 2009. Rated 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 Windows-based PC brand in PCWorld.com survey http://www.pcworld.com/article/211074/the_tech_brands_you_can_trust.html. http://www.rescuecom.com/2010-2nd-Quarter-Computer-Reliability-Report.html
3ASUS reserves the right to exclude certain SKUs; check with your retailer to confirm coverage of specific models. Valid for notebooks purchased in the US and Canada only. Certain retailers do not participate in ADW coverage. For complete details, please visit: usa.asus.com/event/ASUS360 and adw.asus.com/.
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