Unlike most typical laptops, the ASUS G75VW has a hardware configuration that beats most mainstream desktop computers. The Core i7-3610QM has four physical cores, and thanks to the Hyper-Threading technology, it is detected as an eight-core CPU by the operating system. The default clock rate is 2.3 GHz (3.3 GHz in Turbo Boost mode); using the G75VW is a great experience due to its robust configuration.
The video card is also one of the highlights of the G75VW. The GeForce GTX 670M with 3 GB of dedicated memory (accessed through a 192-bit bus) is powerful enough for most current games.
The Full HD (1080p, i.e. 1920 x 1080) resolution screen is excellent for both work and gaming. Furthermore, the 3D technology is a real plus, allowing you to play games based on this technology or watch 3D movies.
The sound quality is excellent, due to the high-quality speakers and to the built-in subwoofer.
The keyboard grants precise and quick typing, as well as a comfortable gaming experience. We also noticed the lack of a retro illumination.
In order to check battery life, we ran the Powermark program from Futuremark, which simulates the average usage of the laptop (web browsing, text typing, video playing, and 3D graphics) and estimates the battery duration. Powermark estimated battery life at one hour and 33 minutes.