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[Newegg] Refurb Asus G74SX 17.3" Laptop $950 Shipped (i7 2630, 560m, 8gb ram)

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Refurb Asus G74SX-BBK7 17.3"

17.3" Screen
1600x900
i7 2630QM (2.0ghz turbo 2.9ghz)
8gb 1333mhz DDR3
2x500gb 7200rpm
Nvidia GTX 560M 2gb

$950 Shipped
There was a question about the ease of swapping the harddrives or adding ram. It's actually incredibly easy on this laptop. Remove a single screw and you're at them. The ram slots (4 of them) are easy to get to and the harddrives are in caddies which have 4 screws each.




Edited by ChickenInferno - 11/6/11 at 5:12am
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post #2 of 28
better value of the res is 1080p.

this is a great laptop. a little bulky but still good
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post #3 of 28
Its the 2gb version. This is exactly like the G74sx-BBK1. Its the one they sell at best buy. has 2gb of vram
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post #4 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChickenInferno View Post
Refurb Asus G74SX-BBK7 17.3"

17.3" Screen
1600x900
i7 2630QM (2.0ghz turbo 2.9ghz)
8gb 1333mhz DDR3
2x500gb 7200rpm
Nvidia GTX 560M (Doesn't say how much vram but i believe it's only the 1.5gb version)

$950 Shipped
2GB Vram... This Laptop is the step above the one I have ! I have been stalking it! O_O
    
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post #5 of 28
Good price!
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I purchased mine last night as a semi-portable replacement for my desktop. It was by far the best bargain.
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post #7 of 28
the gtx 560m with 2gb is not as good as the 3gb

there are forums showing that its gimped with either shaders or bandwidth being lower ,

the 2gb performs about 25% lower than the 3gb version supposedly
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post #8 of 28
Nice price im so tempted, this or an SSD + 2nd 580GTX :S
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post #9 of 28
Just get the laptop, if you ask me. Great bargain!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sirsycott View Post
the gtx 560m with 2gb is not as good as the 3gb

there are forums showing that its gimped with either shaders or bandwidth being lower ,

the 2gb performs about 25% lower than the 3gb version supposedly
You can't really expect to get OMG GTX 580 frame rates with either. For this price it shouldn't even matter
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