ASUS has launched its new series of gaming notebooks – the G71. The ASUS G71 claims to be the world’s first Quad Core gaming notebook and is embedded with the Intel Core 2 Extreme processor QX9300.
Also, the series comes overclocked and the Overspeed Protection has been removed to achieve the highest speeds and extreme levels of performance.
Other features that the G71 Intel Quad Core notebook boasts of are – a 17 inch WUXGA Crystal Shine display with high brightness and response time of 8ms, NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT GDDR3 graphic card with 512 MB graphic memory, 4 GB of DDR2 1333MHz SDRAM Memory, Intel Turbo Memory Technology with 2GB NANDFlash (optional), dual hard disk drives 500GB. Additionally there is the Mobile Intel PM45 Express Chipset +ICH9M-E, Intel WiMAX/ WiFi Link 5100 and the notebook runs on Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate.
The technical specifications of G71 notebook with Intel Core 2 Duo comes with Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9400 (2.53GHz, 6MB Cache, 1066MHz FSB), Mobile Intel PM45 Express Chipset +ICH9M-E, Intel WiMAX/ WiFi Link 5100, Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium, 4GB DDR2 1333MHz SDRAM, NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT with 512MB GDDR3 VRAM, Intel Turbo Memory Technology with 2GB NANDFlash (optional), 17 inch WUXGA, High Brightness Color Shine display, Dual hard disk drives; 500 GB (250 GB x 2) 5,400 rpm.
There is more; the series also comes equipped with Blu-ray Combo, 2 mp swivel webcam and integrated Bluetooth v2.1+EDR, Direct Console 2.0 for all-in-one gaming control interface and Direct Messenger, a secondary display for notifications of instant messages (MSN), battery reserves and system loadings in real-time even during intense game play. Plus, for entertainment purposes, there is the Dolby Home Theatre with Altec Lansing speakers, and optional accessories that include Eee Stick, plug and play device, for control with hand movements.
The ASUS G71 with Quad Core’s suggested retail price is £1,999 and G71 with Intel Core 2 Duo’s suggested retail price is £1,349, (both including VAT). The series is retailing at Amazon.co.uk.