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The latest in the Republic of Gamers (RoG) G Series notebooks sees a focus on more functionality than ever before. I take a look at all the features of these new gaming machines and see what they have to offer and today it’s all about the CPU.

ASUS G Series gaming notebooks

The G Series have third generation Intel Core i7 processors that have been designed to work with power more efficiently than their predecessors. These CPUs manage power and thermal headroom (read this blog post on a rather excellent interpretation of this concept) to optimise performance, boost power when power demands are at their peak, and adapt to the varying usage levels to conserve energy.

Interestingly, ASUS did a test using 3D Mark 06 with an ASUS G75VW that featured: Intel Core i7 3720QM processor, 16GB RAM, Nvidia GTX 670M with 3GB DDR5 VRAM. In overclocking mode it achieved a score of 7,486 versus the normal score of 6653 – that’s a 12.5% increase compared to the previous generation.

The advantages of this level of CPU tech is, of course, that you’re not just going to use this ASUS gaming notebook to play high-end games (although, obviously, that’s a big driver here) but you can also use it to handle your online life, media streaming and digital entertainment, and work. It’s an all-in-one solution that can do pretty much everything.

It still can’t make coffee though, sorry…

ASUS G Series gaming notebooks

The spec breakdown between the G75VW and the G55VW are as follows. In the ASUS RoG G75VW notebook you’ll can choose between the Intel Core i7-3720 or the i7-3610 QM processors. The ASUS RoG G55VW offers a choice between the Intel Core i7-3720, the i7-3610 QM, and the i5-2310M. Same performance across both models with a smaller screen and more variety in processor choice on the G55VW.

Next up – the design features of the new G Series gaming notebooks from ASUS

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