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Old January 4, 2011, 08:12 PM
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Default Asus G series with 5870 or better

Has anyone heard if ASUS is releasing another variant of the 'G' series or other notebook with a 5870 (or better?) I really like the G73 series, but if there's a new one around the corner, I'd sooner wait as the current line up either means the less powerful cpu and no usb 3.0 but a 5870 or USB3 and the better chip but a 460M (which from what I've read is worse performing than the 5870 by 10-15%).

I'm not sure when ASUS generally releases new lineups, but if anyone has read anything (and preferably has links...) I'd appreciate some info.


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Old January 27, 2011, 02:09 PM
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well i have the G73 with the 460m and seems to be working fine for me at 1920x1080.
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Old January 28, 2011, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by lcdguy View Post
well i have the G73 with the 460m and seems to be working fine for me at 1920x1080.
+1 on this, I also have the G73JW-A1 and I love it! I'm getting faster clocks on this card than on my desktop! (840/1700/1480)
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Old January 28, 2011, 12:47 PM
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They have come up with G73SW which uses the new Sandy Bridge CPU but otherwise pretty much identical to G73JW.

Generally their new line up coincides on quarterly basis but most number of products get introduced around end of August-ish to coincide with back to school season.
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