It's not all about the cute and affordable Eee PC range over Asus, with the computer manufacturer releasing a meaty, powerful gaming laptop in the UK this week.
The Asus G70 gaming notebook goes up against other gaming PC brands such as Voodoo and Alienware and certainly packs a hell of a punch.
Power under the hood
The G70 is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo or Core 2 Extreme processor, with twin 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8700 GT graphics cards and up to 4GB of DDR2 RAM, so it will easily run the very latest PC games with ease.
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What else do you want? This power-book has probably got it – with other features including 802.11n Wi-Fi, dual hard drive bays, a Blu-ray burner, a 2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, built-in Altec Lansing stereo speakers, integrated subwoofer, an embedded TV tuner, and a remote control.
Gets what you pays for
Prices for the G70 start at £1,799 incl VAT for the 70S018C (with Light-Scribe Burner and Vista Home premium Loaded) up to £1,999 incl VAT for the 77025G (with the Blu- ray DVD burner).
Sure, it's pricey, but then you get what you pay for.