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ASUS Unveils G1 and G2 Performance Notebooks

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  1. malware New Member

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    ASUSTeK Computer Inc.(ASUS), today announced the fist two notebooks designed for mobile gamers. Based on the latest Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology with advanced graphic solutions, the G1 and G2 revolutionize the way games are played with blistering speed and true-to-life video and audio performances - on the go! Available in two sizes, 15.4” and 17”, the widescreen notebooks are presented with design details incorporated to elevate the overall experience, including an OLED instant display, side/front speakers, hotkey highlights as well as sidelights.

    Total Gaming Package
    To offer the best total gaming experience, ASUS has designed two notebooks that carries design details inside out. Incorporated with the latest platform

    Suit of Armor
    The LCD cover with special in-mold decoration design not only gives the notebook an instant game machine identity that simply stands out from the generic notebook design but it also makes the surface more resistant from paint chipping off.

    Graphic Intensity Indicator
    With Direct Flash sidelights, gaming spirit is shared when DirectX 9 support is activated for graphic intense moments. Get a boost and bring the game on anywhere!

    Wireless Video Communication
    Built-in high-resolution webcam and speaker allow wire-free video conferencing anywhere without the hassle of tangling wires. Gamers can now see and talk to teammates or opponents around the world, making gaming more real than ever before!

    Interruption-Free Live Information Update
    The ASUS Direct Messenger information side display updates instant messages, system status and reminder alerts with zero distraction to accommodate full screen game mode. This OLED window can also be customized to show personal messages and even caller IDs when Power4 Phone function is activated.

    Gaming Hotkey Highlights
    The full-sized keyboard makes mobile gaming ergonomically comfortable while the W, A, S and D keys are especially marked with color squares to match the rest of the notebook color scheme for convenient access at one glance.

    Vibrant Visual Enjoyment
    To satisfy the most demanding viewing standards, ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology integrates different multimedia data sources to reduce noise and conversion rate for a vivid display. Users can enjoy vivid images with better contrast, brightness, skin tone and color saturation for all video applications. The Game and Night View Modes are great for extra gaming effects that not only sharpen the image details but also enhance the outlines ideal for underlying stealth actions.

    Extensive Connectivity
    Bluetooth 2.0 enhanced data rate transmits three times faster than the standard Bluetooth for increased connectivity and synchronization between digital devices. In addition, a complete range of input/ output ports offers dynamic data transfers and storage including, USB ports, TV-out port, card reader and express card slots.

    High-speed Internet Access
    Enjoy high-speed wireless Internet for data access and transfers with integrated WLAN 802.11 a/b/g. In addition, ASUS exclusive Net4 Switch Utility detects available network in the surrounding environment and allows users to select and make a switch anywhere, ensuring smooth connection transitions on the go.

    Long Lasting Battery Life
    Mobility is further fueled with extended battery life that empowers better productivity. ASUS Power4 Gear+ power management extends battery life up to 20-25%, providing a reliable and continuous operation power.

    G1 & G2 Gaming Notebook Series
    Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology
    - Intel Core2 Duo Processor T7600/T7400/T7200/T5600/T5500
    - Mobile Intel 945PM Express Chipset
    - Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
    Genuine Windows XP
    - Genuine Home
    - Genuine Professional
    - Genuine Media Center (G2)
    DDRII 533/667MHz, up to 2GB
    15.4" WXGA/WSXGA (G1)/ 17" WXGA (G2); Color Shine LCD
    ASUS Video Intelligence Technology
    NVidia GeForce Go7700 512 Physical VRAM (G1)
    ATI Mobility Radeon X1700 512 MB Physical VRAM (G2)
    SATA 80/100/120/160 GB HDD
    DVD Super-Multi, Light Scribe
    Built-in 1.3M pixel webcam ASUS Direct Flash+ ASUS Direct Messenger
    10/100/1000, 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth V2.0+EDR (optional)

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  2. Darksaber

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    nice :) that is the kind of flashy notebook I could use at a LAN Party...but I am waiting for Vista and DX10 cards to grab a notebook.

    cheers
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    It looks pretty nice. Those lights are a little fancy tho.
     
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    Nice - too bad the main screen isn't OLED!
     
  5. Jimmy 2004

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    Looks nice. If I had the money I might...
     

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