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Old 12-01-10, 03:54 PM
j.woody j.woody is offline
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asus g51vx-rx05 any good?

hi found this laptop on ebay:


and was wondering if it is any good? it cost about £590 including shipping to Peru(where i am atm) or UK.

btw i know that it is refurbished...

and would the Intel core 2 duo P7350 2ghz processor bottleneck the gtx260m?

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Old 12-01-10, 06:38 PM
sammytomjohn sammytomjohn is offline
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thats 1 spicy meatball but watchout for the importing charges customs will add when it gets sent to you
i5 [email protected] 4ghz on evga p55-sli

asus top gtx260, 4gb geil ultra 2133mhz

1tb f1 spinpoint, toughpowers 1200w psu

falling apart antec 1200
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Old 12-01-10, 10:22 PM
Luigi Luigi is offline
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the gtx260m is nothing like the desktop 260, so the 2ghz CPU shouldn't bottleneck it.

As for the laptop, i'm not too sure, it looks pretty good, but I've never really seen/read anything about them.


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Old 13-01-10, 04:49 AM
ivanho614 ivanho614 is offline
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I have a friend that uses an asus gaming laptop just like that, I think the specs are slightly different but its the same chassis. Its construction is pretty beefy and its really flashy looking with its LEDs and lights ect. Note this is not something that is good for portable use, it will make a decent desktop replacement, but from my experience the battery life is lacking. Oh before I forget, this bad boy gets HOT so protect your junk with a pillow or something before placing it in your lap.
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