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Too good to be true? Asus G73 for $550

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Saw this on my local CL: http://kansascity.craigslist.org/sys/2127029993.html

Basic info: Asus G73, i7 740QM, 6GB DDR3, Mobility 5870, 640GB HDD, USB 3.0, 17.3" LED @ 1600x900.

No pics or anything but it looks like the the one that best buy sells for $1300+

Will report back after talking with seller.
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Either it's a one in a lifetime deal, or there's something fishy about this..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by srsdude View Post
Either it's a one in a lifetime deal, or there's something fishy about this..
Yeah you know what they say about things that are too good to be true....they usually are.
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Quote:
must be sold today
might be stolen.
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I am going to have guess stolen or broken. If it is not either I would go for it!
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post #6 of 13
no its not its the JH model with the 5870, although the 5870 is in the old model its better than the 460 in the current but since its the old model it should be good... its probley worth about a 1000 brand new and after the "used" discount and how he says "must sell today" discount seems possible lol
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post #7 of 13
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Called the number, no answer so left a message. Also texted.

Will keep this updated. Could be very likely that it's either stolen or broken (more likely) since seller does not say whether the laptop is in working condition.

edit: damn, so the 5870 is better than the 460M? The 460M has more VRAM though. But either way if its actually working and is only for $550 then it's amazing deal. My friend has a G73 with the 460M.

Or it could be a robbery/scam/mugging setup since prospective buyer will likely showup with that much in cash and get jumped or something....
Edited by nist7 - 12/23/10 at 12:43pm
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post #8 of 13
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No response from calling or texting. Ad is now deleted from CL. Oh well, we'll never know what happened with this.
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its just god, nerd **** teasing you haha
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