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Asus G73JH-TZ014V

Specifications

Asus G73JH-TZ014VNotebook: Asus G73JH-TZ014V (G73 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 4.03kg
Price: 1679 euro
Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 95%, features: 83%, display: 87% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 81%

Reviews for the Asus G73JH-TZ014V

83% Review Update Asus G73JH (i7-720QM, FHD TFT) Notebook | Notebookcheck
More Power. The G73 already let the hearts of the notebook gaming community beat faster in its first available alternative. Asus has now upgraded it and equips the machine with an i7 quad-core CPU, 8 GB RAM, a 1 TB mass memory and a FullHD display.
90% Asus G73JH-TZ014V (Notebook)
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 74% performance: 100% features: 92% display: 91% mobility: 37% ergonomy: 81%
88% Test Update Asus G73JH-TZ014V Gaming Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 96% display: 88% mobility: 57% workmanship: 92% ergonomy: 84% emissions: 83%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870:

High-end DirectX 11 graphics card based on a desktop HD5770. Models with GDDR5 are ideal but there may be a bottleneck due to the 128 Bit memory bus.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


4.03 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in this class of weight.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

Asus reviews


87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-06- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)