Asus has released four notebooks which will be powered by Intel’s new Sandy Bridge processors. According to NotebookItalia, the G73SW will have a quad-core, 2GHz Intel Core i7-2630QM processor with 8GB of DDR3 RAM. It has a 17-inch screen at a resolution of 1920×1080 and a 500GB hybrid Hard drive with 4GB SSD. Graphics will be taken care of by NVIDIA’s GTX 460M GPU which will have 1.5GB of video memory. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi and USB 3.0 ports. It will also have a Blu-ray drive as well as Bluetooth.
The G53SW is the G73SW's little brother. It will feature connectivity options as the G73SW. But differs only in Hard Drive specifications. It will have a 1 TB hard Drive but apart from it, everything else is the same.
Apart from the G73SW and the G53SW, Asus also revealed a set of laptops which are the entry-level models with the Sandy Bridge processors. The 15-inch N53SV will be available in three different models with the top-end variant will have a resolution of 1920×1080. A GeForce GT 540M with 1GB of RAM will power the graphics. Buyers will get a choice of between a 500GB and 640GB Hard Drive as well as 4GB to 8GB of RAM. The bigger N73SV has the same resolution as its younger brother, but comes with 6GB of RAM and two 640GB Hard Drives.
The G73SW will cost anywhere from $2,510 to $2,700, while the G53SW will cost you $1,300. The entry level N53SV and N73SV will retail for $1,200 and $1,700 respectively.
The laptops are expected to arrive in January next year and will definitely make an appearance at Asus’s CES event.