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To be fair, that's in my house. I personally have three, two just float around and are just there if we need to google something, and two are my mom's. One of mine is a server, one of mine is sketch, and the other one is what I'm talking on, lol.
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Best Buy, iirc, has been the only retailer(at least in america, new, not refurbished) that has sold the G50, G51, G71, G72, and G73 that had lower than 1080p screens. It makes them cheaper to sell, and actually increases performance in games(because for gaming, who seriously needs 1080p on a 17 inch screen, but the trade-off is that for day to day use, multitasking, surfing, you don't have as much screen space to work with.

If he got it at Best Buy, he probably only payed 1200-1300 for it. The only real downside to buying it from Best Buy imo, if Best Buy usually cuts out Asus's manufacturer's warranty down to just the standard 1 year, so you don't get the 1 year of accidental coverage and the two year standard warranty.

I did see a couple of these Asus's as my store we just got in the other day, cant wait to play with it when we get it out on display.


1080p looks very nice on a 15.6" screen.

17" is perfect for 1080p.
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Lol, you have slightly more laptops than I. There are 7 in this house, three live in my room. Soon to be eight, as my dad is getting one. It's a good thing.
There are... 4 in my room right now, occasionally 5, since I bought the Mac for my girlfriend yesterday, to replace the TravelMate that I just fixed for the zillionth time, which I'm now going to use for work (my scrap removal company) and then 3 in the room with fridges, and two in my mom's office.

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WTH is wrong with both of you?? We have 6 laptops, and 2 dont even boot but if they did it would be on dos. Also 2 fridges side by side? Jesus please tell me you live with 8 other people..

Also 1920x1080 isnt a con in games, as most will support windowed mode.
To be fair, some I have don't work all that well... I think one doesn't boot unless you give it a full out punch.
And yeah, I don't know why we have 2 fridges right there, there's only 4, sometimes 5 people living in my house, one is for drinks, and it's full of soda, water, beer, ect...
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To be fair, that's in my house. I personally have three, two just float around and are just there if we need to google something, and two are my mom's. One of mine is a server, one of mine is sketch, and the other one is what I'm talking on, lol.
4 are mine, 1 monitors server, one is a server, 1 is for work and 1 is this one, then ... I suppose you could call my girlfriends mine too, since she's giving it back to me when she gets her own.
Then we have 1 that floats around the house.. lol
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What does it turbo to?
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Just wanted to say you will love that laptop. I bought a G53JW about a month or so ago and I love it. I probably should of waited for the SB model but honestly why? though I am wondering about your WEI score. Mine is 7.1 and that's my GFX score, so why is yours 7? You bet me on RAM and CPU but 2 points each though lol.
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Question,

I noticed that the gtx460m is only a 1gb model instead of the 1.5gb model like the same model that newegg sells. Is this true for your model as well?

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What does it turbo to?
2.9GHz
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Just wanted to say you will love that laptop. I bought a G53JW about a month or so ago and I love it. I probably should of waited for the SB model but honestly why? though I am wondering about your WEI score. Mine is 7.1 and that's my GFX score, so why is yours 7? You bet me on RAM and CPU but 2 points each though lol.
I'm not sure why your's is higher in the GPU than mine... It could be what Blue said below, something to do with vram...
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Question,

I noticed that the gtx460m is only a 1gb model instead of the 1.5gb model like the same model that newegg sells. Is this true for your model as well?

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Mine is a 1GB.

That sucks, I am definitely gonna wait for a model @ Newegg.
    
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