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The Asus G51J 3D is a gaming notebook featuring Nvidia 3D vision technology.

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Pros

quality 2.1 Altec-Lansing audio system

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extremely powerful - quad-core Core i7 processor, 4GB DDR3 memory, dual 320GB drives, dedicatd Nvidia graphics

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16:9 display is great for media playback and gaming

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720p capable display with a worlds-first (for a laptop) 120Hz refresh

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capable of playing the latest games

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includes Nvidia 3D Vision Kit ( 3D Glasses + RF Transmitter) - play the latest games in full 3D

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comes with Windows 7

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HDMI output

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support for dual SATA HDDs

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includes Asus-branded backpack and Razer gaming mouse

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Intel 802.11N WiFi

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respectable weight for a gaming machine (7.2 pounds)

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keyboard includes a full number pad

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Cons

lacks the full 1080p display of te G51J

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thicker and heavier than your standard 15" laptop

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everything a gaming laptop is - loud, hot, large, heavy and has poor battery life, poor price:performance value compared to desktop equivalents

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DDR3 version of the 260M - less graphical power than the G51J's 160M

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cheap blocky glossy plastic enclosure

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loaded with crappy Asus bloatware

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3D mode highly impacts the framerate in games - many games remain unplayable even at reduced resolutions

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horrible keyboard - offset due to number pad, cheap keys, lots of flex

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huge top bezel

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no Blu-ray drive option

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The Asus G51J 3D is a gaming notebook featuring Nvidia 3D vision technology. The G51J’s 15.6-inch LCD panel can display images at a 1366 x 768-pixel resolution. The screen runs in 120Hz mode, which is required for use of the included 3D vision glasses. In terms of computational power, a Core i7 processor (1.6GHz), a GeForce GTX 260M (1GB of VRAM) and 4GB of DDR3 memory has been integrated. Gamers will also have lots of space to install games, with dual SATA hard drive support. Movie fans will likely enjoy the Blu-ray Disc drive, which also doubles as a super-multi DVD burner. EAX Advanced HD 4.0 is fully supported for surround sound functionality. The Asus G51J 3D comes pre-installed with 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium. A gaming backpack and a Razer Copperhead gaming mouse are also included.

Specifications
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-720QM (1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.8 GHz)
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
  • Chipset: Intel PM55 + ICH9M
  • Memory: DDR3 1066MHz up to 4GB
  • Display:  15″.6 HD LED backlight (1366 x 768 , 60/120Hz)
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M with DDR3 1GB VRAM
  • Hard Drive: Dual SATA support
  • Optical Drive: DVD Super-multi / Blu-ray Combo
  • Camera: built-in 2 megapixel webcam
  • Dimensions: 375mm x 265mm x 34.3~40.6mm
  • Weight: 3.3kg (6-cell battery and single HDD)
  • Nvidia 3D Vision Kit ( 3D Glasses + RF Transmitter)
  • 15″ Gaming Backpack
  • Razer Gaming Mouse
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