January 30, 2012

Asus G74SX-BBK9

This Asus G74SX-BBK9 laptop comes equipped with 2nd Gen Intel Core i7-2670QM quad core processor that features a 6MB L3 cache and 2.2GHz processor speed with Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz and 8-way processing for extra performance. Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivers extra performance when you need it and increased energy efficiency when you don't. It has an integrated graphics controller called Intel HD graphics that features 64- to 696MB shared video memory. Aside from the integrated GPU it also has a dedicated GPU called NVIDIA GTX 560M graphics that features up to 2GB video memory.

The Asus G74SX-BBK9 notebook is packed with 17.3" LED-backlit high-definition widescreen display; 8GB DDR3 memory; 1TB hard drive capacity (500GB x 2; 7200 rpm); 1.0MP webcam and microphone; facial recognition; media reader that supports Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, SmartMedia and xD-Picture Card formats; Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive with double-layer support and 8-cell lithium-ion battery.

In terms of connectivity, this Asus G74SX-BBK9 offers HDMI output port; Intel Wireless Display; 1 USB 3.0 and 3 USB 2.0 ports; Embedded 4G WiMAX mobile broadband technology; high-speed wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n); and Ethernet LAN. It measures 2.4 inch thin and weighs 9.4 pounds.

This Asus G74SX-BBK9 laptop is powered by 64-bit Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition operating system. It has a price tag of about $1250.