7 Replies Latest reply on Sep 25, 2011 9:48 AM by Rowby Goren

    ASUS G74SX-A1 as Premiere Pro Editing laptop? Seems just about perfect...

    BenFreedman

      Howdy...

       

      Just wondering what you gurus might think about the ASUS G74SX-A1. For $1700 or so, it seems like a pretty good deal for a Premiere Pro laptop. Here are the specs:

       

      Model
      Brand
      ASUS
      Series
      G74 Series
      Model
      G74SX-A1
      General
      Color
      Black
      Operating System
      Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
      CPU Type
      Intel Core i7-2630QM 2.00GHz
      Screen
      17.3"
      Memory Size
      12GB DDR3
      Hard Disk
      1.5TB
      Optical Drive
      BD Combo
      Graphics Card
      NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
      Video Memory
      3GB GDDR5
      Communication
      Gigabit LAN and WLAN
      Dimensions
      16.6" x 12.8" x 0.8" - 2.3"
      CPU
      CPU Type
      Intel Core i7
      CPU Speed
      2630QM(2.00GHz)
      CPU Support
      6MB L3 Cache
      Turbo Boost up to 2.90GHz
      Display
      Screen Size
      17.3"
      Wide Screen Support
      Yes
      Resolution
      1920 x 1080
      LCD Features
      LED backlight
      Operating Systems
      Operating System
      Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
      Graphics
      GPU/VPU
      NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
      Video Memory
      Dedicated 3GB GDDR5
      Graphic Type
      Dedicated Card
      Hard Drive
      HDD
      1.5TB
      HDD RPM
      7200rpm
      HDD Interface
      SATA
      Memory
      Memory
      12GB
      Memory Speed
      DDR3 1333
      Memory Type
      204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM
      Max Memory Supported
      16GB
      Optical Drive
      Optical Drive Type
      BD Combo
      Optical Drive Interface
      Integrated
      Communications
      LAN
      10/100/1000Mbps
      WLAN
      802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
      Bluetooth
      Yes
      Ports
      USB
      1 x USB 3.0
      3 x USB 2.0
      Video Port
      1 x VGA
      HDMI
      1 x HDMI
      Audio Ports
      1 x Microphone jack; 1 x Headphone jack
      Audio
      Audio
      Integrated Sound card
      Speaker
      Internal Speakers
      Input Device
      Touchpad
      Yes
      Keyboard
      Standard
      Supplemental Drive
      Card Reader
      Multi-in-1 media card reader
      Webcam
      2.0MP
      Power
      Battery
      8-cell lithium ion
      Physical Specifications
      Dimensions
      16.6" x 12.8" x 0.8" - 2.3"
      Manufacturer Warranty
      Accidental Damage Warranty
      1 year ASUS Accidental Damage Warranty - Drops, Fire, Spill, Surge