Listen up mobile gamers, if you've been holding out for Asus
' G74 gaming laptops, we have good news. Your patience for these long-awaited laptops can now be rewarded, as there's at least one U.S.-based e-tailer accepting preorders for two G74 notebooks SKUs, the G74SX-A1 and G74SX-3DE.
Both notebooks sport an Intel Sandy Bridge Core i7 2630QM (2GHz) processor, 17.3-inch Full HD (1920x1080) LED display, a heaping 12GB of DDR3-1333 memory, 1.5TB (2x750GB) storage, Blu-ray reader, Nvidia GeForce GTX 560M discrete graphics with 3GB of GDDR5 memory, USB 3.0, illuminated keyboard, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
The G74SX-3DE ups the ante with a 3D-capable display and bundled Nvidia 3D Vision kit, otherwise they're the same notebook with the same hardware inside. The G74SX-A1
is available from ExcaliberPC for $1,745 and the G74SX-3DE