Pros

  • Attractive design makes it look sleeker than it is
  • Display is bright, with good viewing angles

Cons

  • General performance isn't very good
  • Speakers sound terrible

At A Glance

This somewhat cheap gaming laptop has unimpressive performance and awful speakers, but it offers a beautiful screen.

Manufacturer’s Description

Inspired by the stealth fighter, the G75VW regains superiority over the competition with advanced design and battle-hardened build quality. The soft, sleek but muscular lines will allow you to outmaneuver and dominate ungainly competitors, while the advanced thermals and gamer friendly design will keep you immersed in the gaming experience for longer.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number G75VW-DS71
Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2300.0 MHz
Cache size 6.0 KB
Processor count 4
Display
Display size 17.3 inches
Display type Matte LCD with LED Backlight
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Storage
Drives included 2.0
Drive size 1500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
General Information
UPC Code 886227178032
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • Thunderbolt
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n/a/b/g
Video Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • VGA
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Memory
Memory size 12000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Memory max 16.0 GB
Dimensions
Width 16.3 inches
Depth 12.8 inches
Height 2.1 inches
Weight 9.5 pounds
Weight with Accessories 11.7 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Included Software CyberLink Media Suite; Roxio CinePlayer
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Backlit Keyboard
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices
  • Keyboard (backlit)
  • Mouse
  • Touchpad (multitouch)

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 97.0
Worldbench Version 7
Battery
Battery Life 2:35   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 33.7   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 1891.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Web Performance 15.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 412.5   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 375.5   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 186.2   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 191.7   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 124.9   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 56.0
Working power usage 8.0   Watt hours
Idle power usage 34.1   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 82.0
Crysis 2, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 20.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 30.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1366x768 53.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 800x600 84.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 46.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1366x768 78.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 800x600 98.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 29.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1920x1080 62.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1366x768 97.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 800x600 138.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1920x1080 106.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1366x768 166.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 800x600 198.3   Frames per second (higher is better)