Asus G75VW Gaming Notebook Gets Listed

Asus G75VW

We have spotted the first model in the Asus G75 gaming laptop series. It’s the G75VW-AS71, listed at Amazon (page removed) as “currently unavailable”. The same notebook is listed at less known sellers called Guermant  (page removed) and Gadgets Central Station for about $1,450. Actually, you can purchase the notebook now at Guermant and GCS, since the product pages have functional Add to Chart buttons, but there is no info on shipping date.

Asus G75VW back

The G75 is an update to the current G74 17.3″ gaming laptop and it brings Intel Ivy Bridge processors and the Nvidia GeForce “Kepler” graphics. The Asus G75VW-AS71 includes the Intel Core i7-3610QM quad-core CPU at 2.3GHz and the GeForce GT 660M 2GB GDDR5 dedicated video card, but these are not top-of-the-line parts in their respective product families. The model on offer comes with 16GB of RAM and a 750GB 7,200rpm hybrid hard drive with SSD memory on it.

Asus G75VW ports and DVD

Other specifications haven’t been published, but we’ve noticed four USB 3.0 ports and a DVD burner on the images of the laptop. Asus said earlier this year that the G75 will ship with 1600×900 or 1920×1080 displays, as well as optional 3D FHD screen, optional SSD, up to 1.5TB mechanic HDD storage, and optional Blu-ray drive.

Update: There’s a Thunderbolt port mentioned in newly published specs. The display resolution on the model is full HD.

Update 2: The newer Asus G750 2013 (G750JW-DB71 & G750JX-DB71) is now available.

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4 comments
  1. not bad; hopefully 15.6″ version comes out for $1,300 instead of $1,450. The Seagate Hybrid Drives are good ant GTX 660 and 16GB RAM and Ivy Bridge? All of this for under $1400 would be a winner. I still wish the laptop was flat though and not triangular.

    • Why don’t ASUS at put a Firewire slot in their ROG lines? Thunderbolt won’t be in demand for some years now. Companies would still have to adopt or make products just for Thunderbolt. For now Fiewire and USB2 will be here to stay

  2. I for one don’t care about flatness or some degree of slant to it. It supposedly is better on the hands for long term typing and gaming. Also to fit all that stuff in there, if it were flat, it would be thicker all the way through. I agree though, if the 15 inch is around $1300-1400, that would make me a happy guy, as I am buying it anyway!

  3. Why don’t ASUS at put a Firewire slot in their ROG lines? Thunderbolt won’t be in demand for some years now. Companies would still have to adopt or make products just for Thunderbolt. For now Fiewire and USB2 will be here to stay

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