Asus Intros First Quad-Core Gaming Laptop: G71

Asus announced the World’s first quad-core processor laptop, today.  Additionally, it also features the ability to overclock the processor’s speed – 3 settings – thanks to the Direct Console 2.0 interface.  Expect, at the top end of course, 2x 500GB hard drives, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 17-inch LCD with an 8ms response time, GeForce 9700M GT card with 512MB of dedicated memory, and an Intel 2.53 GHz QX9300 quad-core processor.  Other features include a 2MP web camera and dedicated gaming keyboard,

The Asus G71 should be about $2,500 – $3,000.  No word on ship date.

Official specs after the ‘leap’

Official release here

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."

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