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ASUS 15.6-inch ROG notebook rocks Core i7-4700HQ CPU

ASUS unveiled a new gaming notebook with a 15.6-inch screen and Intel Core i7 power under the hood using graphics from NVIDIA
By: Shane McGlaun | Laptops News | Posted: Jun 3, 2014 12:05 pm

ASUS has unveiled its latest addition to the line of Republic of Gamers gaming notebooks. The latest addition to that series of notebooks is a 15.6-inch machine that uses an Intel Core i7 processor. The specific processor under the hood of the gaming notebook is the Core i7-4700HQ.




The machine has an Intel Mobile HM86 chipset and offers up to 16GB of RAM. The 15.6-inch screen uses AG IPS FHD tech with an LED backlight. The native resolution of the optional screen is 1920 x 1080 and the screen promises 178-degree viewing angles. The standard display is a 15.6-inch AG HD LED unit with resolution of 1366 x 768.


Graphics are via NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M with 2/4GB of DDR3 VRAM. Storage is via a 2.5-inch SATA 1TB/1.5TB drive, 2.5-inch 750GB/1TB 7200rpm drives, or a 2.5-inch 750GB 5400 RPM drive. A Blu-ray drive is optional and the keyboard on all models has a red backlight. Pricing and availability information is unknown at this time.


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