Every gamer knows that the latest games demands the best performance. That's why ASUS made sure that the Republic of Gamers (ROG) G73Sw-A1 is jam-packed with one-of-a-kind innovation that will 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-A1 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-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 delivers the latest in high-definition entertainment with brilliant 1080p playback. The ROG G73Sw-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.
Built with one of the World’s Best Notebook Processors
The ROG G73Sw-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 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2630QM processor, the ROG G73Sw-A1 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.
Uncompromised Performance for the Next-Gen Gamer
The ROG G73Sw-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 G73Sw-A1 also features the Momentus XT, Solid State Hybrid Drive, everything you need from an HDD and everything you crave from an SSD. With dual 500GB 7200rpm hard drives (1TB Total) plus 4GBs of SLC NAND flash, this notebook boots your system up to 50% faster than traditional hard drives.
The ROG G73Sw-A1 offers 8GB of DDR3 system memory for incredible multitasking capability.
Enjoy Vibrant Media
Featuring a 17.3-inch LED-backlit Full HD display, the ROG G73Sw-A1 coupled with an included Blu-Ray drive, 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 Nvidia 3D ready external monitor or HDTV and enjoy flawless 1080p HD playback (Does not include 3D monitors or glasses). The ROG G73Sw-A1 is complemented with stereo speakers and EAX Advanced HD 5.0 so you can hear every detail with enhanced acoustics.
Based from the intelligent design of a US stealth fighter, the ROG G73Sw-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.
INCLUDES FREE BACKPACK AND LASER GAMING MOUSE
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Processor & Cache Memory
Intel® Core™ i7 2630QM (2.0GHz Quad Core) 2nd Gen
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
17.3" Full HD (1920x1080) LED
Video Graphics & Memory
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460M 1.5GB GDDR5 VRAM (192 bit)
HDD: 1TB (500G 7200 with Hybrid SSD x2)
Blu-ray Combo Drive
8 in 1 card reader, SD,MMC,MS,MS-Pro,xD,Smart Media,mini SD w/ adapter,MS-Duo
2.0 Mega Pixel web camera
Integrated Intel® 10/100/1000 Ethernet, Built-in Bluetooth™ V2.1+EDR, Intel® WiFi Link 1000
1 x Microphone-in jack, 1 x Headphone-out jack, 1xVGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor, 1 x HDMI (1.4), 3 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack
Digital Array Mic, Altec Lansing® speakers, Creative Audigy HD
8 cells: 5200 Mah
Dimension & Weight
8 lbs with 8 cell battery, 42cm x 32cm x 2 - 6cm
ROG gaming backpack and optical Mouse
1 - year, collect and deliver global warranty