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[TT] ASUS preps Republic of Gamers notebook

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http://www.tweaktown.com/news/9471/a...ook/index.html

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It definitely seems like ASUS can do no wrong at the moment as it steams along at full-speed ever increasing its product portfolio.



ASUS has a had a line of ultra high-end overclocking motherboards out under the Republic of Gamers (ROG) line for some time now but today that line gets expanded into gaming notebooks as reported by HKEPC in Hong Kong.



The first ROG notebook out from ASUS is the G70S and it looks to have the goods with a stunning aluminum alloy shell finish. You will get Nvidia GeForce 8700M GT graphics in SLI, Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 processor, 2GB DDR2 667MHz memory, two 300GB hard disk drives in RAID 0 or RAID 1, 17†display with 1440 x 900 resolution, HDMI outputs and Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate.

We don't have any details on pricing or shipping dates yet but we are keen to get our hands on one.
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post #2 of 6
I really like the look of how sharp that keyboard is.

I hope the top isn't as bad as it looks in the picture, it looks like it was "brushed" with a steel file.

Looking at the side of it it looks surprisingly thin considering the 8700 SLI and multiple drives.
    
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post #3 of 6
Loving the look of that lappy!
Nice find.
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post #4 of 6
Its a brushed finish. A lot of people are into that look lately.
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post #5 of 6
wish they used 8800's.
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Yeah, a single 8800M GTS would have been preferable to 8700M GT cards in SLI. Still, it is a very sharp-looking laptop.
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