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Master Geek
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Topic # 111448 3-Nov-2012 20:56 Send private message

First of all, I must mention that the lcd screen has been slightly damaged by soap water. I will try my best to show the damage on photos, inspection is also welcome before purchase.

Replacement lcd monitor can be purchased from ebay(overseas) and trademe(local). Prices(in NZD) including shipping/tax/duty from my observation is
$90(nzd) and $130 for WXGA HD (1366*768)
$160 and $200 for WUXGA HD (1920*1080)

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The laptop is 13 moths old, just over the 1 year warranty. Very small wears and tears which are not significant as laptop is made of matte plastic.

USB 3.0 port seems to have some compatibility issues with some USB 3.0 external storage devices. Some say its due to incorrect driver installation, Though a cheap USB 3.0 portable case i bought from trademe works perfectly fine.

Reason for selling:

I originally purchased it with the intention to use it at lan parties, I never went to one after buying it... So basically I've used it as a desktop replacement for its entire live which is rather a waste and I have other places i can spend money on.

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Accessories and goodies included:
Belkin latop bag
2nd hard drive bay case and screw
Optical drive caddy for 3rd sata hard drive with screws
Stand is not included

Quick Specs:

Display: 15.6" FHD 1920*1080

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

CPU: Intel Core i7-2630QM 2.0GHz
6MB cache, multi-thread, turbo boost up to 8x2.9GHz.

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
192 bit bus which is better than the gimped 560m 128 bit bus.

Storage: 500GB 7200 RPM
Actual space is 440GB free space + 20GB hidden recovery partitian(can be formatted for extra space)

Memory: 10 GB DDR3
3 x 2 GB + 1 x 4 GB of DDR3 1333 ram

Optical Drive: DVD Super Multi

Communications: 802.11n Wireless LAN

Ports:
3 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI

Battery: 8-cell lithium ion

Dimensions: 39.1 x 29.7 x 2.0 ~5.0 cm (WxDxH)

Weight 3.78 kg (with 8 cell battery)

For more information you can go to http://www.asus.com/Notebooks/Gaming_Powerhouse/G53SW/#specifications

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Custom bios and vbios which fixes the cpu throttling and overvolts the gpu for higher over clocking capabilities.

Stable overclock at 825 MHz core, 1650 MHz shader and 1500 MHz memory.

Pickup preferred around Botany, City Center or anywhere close by.

Shipping is available at your cost as the laptop and accessories are relatively heavy to ship.

Feel free to ask a question if you have any inquiries about the laptop.

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Photo of how it looks during normal use

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  Reply # 718850 17-Nov-2012 18:26 Send private message

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  Reply # 723055 26-Nov-2012 13:45 Send private message


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