Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Review
Asus G73JH-RBBX05 is a good laptop that has a 17 inch LCD screen that suits best for gaming purposes, this laptop is released in this year (2010) and it expected to make a lasting impression on the gamers due to its quality and good configuration. This laptop from ASUS comes with a 1.6Ghz Core i7 Intel processor, 500 GB hard drive so that there is enough space for storage, 6 GB for RAM that is perfect for gaming purposes, 1GB Graphics Card. The laptop comes with the latest operating system 64 bits Windows 7 home premium. The original laptop had more memory (8 Gb) and a Blu-ray disk combo reader but later this had been skimmed down as the price was reduced. Also there had been an adjustment in resolution; the original laptop had a very high resolution that is best suited for gaming purposes.
The previous gaming system that came from ASUS always had garish color schemes and flashing lights, but in this G73JH all those stuff is replaced by a matte black lid and The keyboard deck does not have glossy look anymore now it is replaced by a rubberized texture. The lid has an Asus logo and a Republic of Gamers emblem, and is silver in color. This laptop is quite large in comparison with other models and therefore not travels friendly the weight of the laptop is considerably good.
The three buttons that are at the top to the left of the keyboard each perform a different function, one of the buttons change the screen color modes, one of them activates twin turbo mode which activates instant over clocking, a feature which is not really needed for this model, one of then turn the blue light under the screen off.
To help those who are suffering with computer ergonomics, the keyboard of Asus G73JH-RBBX05 is elevated to 5 degrees. There are two big vents at the sides to help cool the components inside. The laptop is also very silent as there is a battery pack between the vents, even when the laptop runs for many hours, this setup help it to stay cool.
The Asus G73JH-RBBX05 has a very good sound system equipped with 2.1 speakers so that the sound will not distort when you increase it to the maximum level. However when you are playing a game or watching a movie it is best if you use a headset to enjoy the best sound effects.
This laptop is correctly configured and suitable for gaming purposes, and the performance of the laptop is very good. The price of the laptop is correct and it worth buying for what you get.
Some of the cons of the laptop Asus G73JH-RBBX05 are that, it has a very small keyboard when you take the size of the laptop into consideration; also the media controls of the laptop are not discrete. The power supply of the laptop is very large making it not very convenient while traveling. The port assessment is very basic.
Overall, the laptop is very good and is suitable for gaming purposes, though there are some minor complaints about the design, the Asus G73JH-RBBX05 has a reasonable price, and performance is good and is a good replacement for the desktop computers.