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ASUS N61JQ-X1 NoteBook with an Intel Core i7 Processor

The ASUS N61JQ-X1 notebook with an Intel Core i7 is a powerful system that can be used as a desktop replacement.  With dedicated video card and the latest Core i7 processor, this laptop would be suitable for gaming.ASUS N61JQ X1 NoteBook with an Intel Core i7 Processor

Inside is the Intel Core i7 (720QM (Clarksfield)) running at 1.6 GHz.  This is a quad-core processor with 8 processing threads.  It normally runs at 1.6GHz, but can turbo up to 2.8 GHz when needed.  It’s a 64-bit CPU with 6 MB of Intel SmartCache (L3). It was built using a 45 nm process.

The screen is a Color Shine 16-inch Edge-to-Edge HD LED-backlit widescreen display running at a resolution of 1366×768.  It would be nice to have a higher-resolution display, but it is capable of running 720p HD, so it does look nice.

This laptop doesn’t skimp on the graphics power it has an ATI Discrete Graphics Engine (DGE) powered by Mobility Radeon HD 5730 graphics with 1GB DDR3 (800 MHz) VRAM and DirectX 11 and Open GL 3.2 support for the latest games. The graphics engine clock speed is 650 MHz and it has a pixel fill rate of 5.2 Gigapixels/sec.

The system comes with a 320 GB hard drive, which is a bit skimpy for a laptop with such a powerful CPU and video card, but it should be sufficient for most people.  The 4 GB of DDR3 1066 MHz memory is good, but to get the best performance to might want to upgrade to the maximum of 8 GB.

This is one of the first notebooks to feature a USB 3.0 port for super-high-speed transfers.  Other ports include 1Headphone-out jack (SPDF support), 1 Microphone-in jack, 1 Express Card 34, 1 RJ45 LAN Jack for10/100/1000 wired Ethernet, 2 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port and 1 E-SATA port.

Wireless networking is handled by the internal (802.11 b/g/n @ 2.4GHz) adapter. This notebook also has Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR support.

The card reader is an 8-in-1 card reader with support for MMC, SD, Mini-SD, XD, Memory Stick (MS), MS Pro, MS Duo and MS-Pro-Duo. The 2 megapixel camera and integrated microphone make video chatting easy. The internal speakers are Altec Lansing with SRS premium sound.

Windows 7 Home Premium comes preinstalled.

ASUS offers good support with a 1 year global warranty, 30-day flawless display guarantee: If you discover one defective bright dot within 30 days of purchase, ASUS will replace the panel at no cost. Two-way free standard shipping and 24/7 tech support.

ASUS also gives 1 year of accidental damage coverage which covers accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage. Target 3 business day turnaround time for repair / replacement; not including receiving and shipping time. One-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost and 24 hour toll-free phone support. One incident covered per notebook.

The laptop has dimensions of 14.98″ x 10.33″ x 1.08″ and weighs 6.68 pounds.

The ASUS N61JQ-X1 notebook with an Intel Core i7 processor can be found for around $1000.

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