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Asus G53Jw review

A strikingly designed, high-powered 3D laptop, but it's not without some notable flaws

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Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
640 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model
GeForce GTX 460M
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Dedicated
eSATA
No
FireWire/i.LINK
No
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
DVI
No
DisplayPort
No
Product Family
G53
Processor Model
i7-740QM
Colour
Black
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Asus
Processor Speed
1.73 GHz
Processor Type
Core i7
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
8-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
8 GB
Weight (Approximate)
3.60 kg
Cache
6 MB
Processor Core
Quad-core (4 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM55 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
4
Optical Media Supported
BD-ROM/DVD±R/±RW
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1.50 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
Colour Shine
WWAN Supported
No
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
3D Type
3D Ready
Memory Standard
DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Height
50 mm
Width
391 mm
Depth
297 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
G53
Manufacturer
ASUS Computer International
Product Model
G53JW-IX162V
Product Name
G53JW-IX162V Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
G53JW-IX162V
Manufacturer Website Address
http://uk.asus.com
Marketing Information

To match the realistic 3D, the G53Jw features full EAX and THX audio support, delivering true surround immersion for dedicated gamers who want their in-game environments to come to life. Movies and music sound spectacular, as well.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Package Contents
  • G53JW-IX162V Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
2 Year

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