Pros

  • Big screen delivers good color.
  • Blazing specs push the latest apps.

Cons

  • Battery life is slightly too short.
  • Lacks Blu-ray drive.

At A Glance

You don't have to be a gamer to enjoy the great speed and good-looking screen on the G73Jh.

Manufacturer’s Description

Inspired by the F117 stealth bomber, the matte-finished G73 is an ergonomic feast of gamer-centric features - a huge keyboard that lights up for night time ops and can be turned off instantly for stealth, ample handrest real estate and rubberized surface areas for comfort during prolonged sessions.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number G73JH-A1
Battery Information
Battery Capacity 5200 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 17.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode Full HD
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility Radeon HD 5870
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1 GB
Graphics Memory Technology GDDR5
Storage
Storage Size 1 TB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
UPC Code 884840565512
Manufacturer Part Number G73JH-A1
Brand Name Asus
Product Name G73JH-A1 Notebook
Marketing Information

Inspired by the F117 stealth bomber, the matte-finished G73 is an ergonomic feast of gamer-centric features - a huge keyboard that lights up for night time ops and can be turned off instantly for stealth, ample handrest real estate and rubberized surface areas for comfort during prolonged sessions.

Product Model G73JH-A1
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Product Series G73JH
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, xD-Picture Card, SmartMedia, Memory Stick Duo
Standard Memory 8 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • G73JH-A1 Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Mouse
  • Gaming Backpack
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.8"
    Width 18.4"
    Depth 12.4"
    Weight (Approximate) 140.48 oz
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core i7
    Processor Model i7-720QM
    Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
    Processor Core Quad-core
    Cache 6 MB
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model HM55 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/54

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 111.0
    Battery
    Battery Life 1:48   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 290.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 346.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 197.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 378.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 328.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 366.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 244.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 232.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 201.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 150.14   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 148.48   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 91.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 92.49   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 364.0