New ASUS N61J with NVIDIA Optimus and USB 3.0

Posted by Stefan on February 13th, 2010 in Laptops | 4 Comments

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Asus rolled out a new series of multimedia notebooks equipped with much cutting-edge technologies: these are N61J, equipped with USB 3.0 ports.

The series was been called “multimedia” because have a excellent sound quality,extremely rare for laptop computers.Furthermore VideoMagic technology can improve the visual quality of home DVD, also the LCD 16-inch LED-backlit high resolution certainly helps to live in such an intense experience.

Featuring an NVIDIA GeForce GT with 325m, for the model N61Jv, a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730 GPU for the model N61Jq.The best part is that this system allows for automatic selection or deselection of the GPU, depending on the workload, in order to obtain quality and energy saving resulting in longer battery life.

The other technical features of the new Asus laptops include the latest Intel Calpella platform, Intel Core i5 (N61Jv) and Intel Core i7 (N61Jq), DDR3 RAM up to 8GB, hard drives up to 640 GB, Blu-optical drive ray combo, integrated 2 megapixel webcam, and of course USB 3.0 ports, which provide data transfer speeds of 5 MB per second, a rate 10 times greater than USB 2.0. The operating system is of course Windows 7.

The new notebook Asus N61J series will be available in March, with pricing starting at $ 999.

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  1. mervyn says

    April 4, 2010

    i would like to buy

  2. Lancelot says

    April 8, 2010

    Sweet!!!! Got one and it rocks….

  3. joelreyn says

    June 20, 2010

    got one without the blur-ray drive and really good, nice looking and got all the bells and whistles you want for a decent price. Reliable brand, Asus, they make motherboards and other components so they knew what they’re doing when they started making laptops.

  4. Aztech says

    September 11, 2010

    I am a little bit confused. Besides N61J I also find N71J and N82J with different configurations. Can you suggest which one of these notebooks will provide best price to performance ratio ?