updated 11:40 am EDT, Tue July 13, 2010
ASUS N73 gaming notebook now in the US
ASUS has now began shipping its 17.3-inch N73 gaming notebook in the US. One model, the N73JN-X1, is available now, powered by a 2.4GHz Intel Core i5 along with 4GB of RAM. It also has NVIDIA's 1GB GeForce GT 335M for graphics, and as a media notebook has ICEpower audio from Bang & Olufsen.
Otherwise, the notebook carries 500GB, 7,200RPM hard drive preloaded with Windows 7 Home Premium. The system has a two-megapixel webcam built-in along with usual inclusions such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and an HDMI output. A dual-layer DVD writer and USB 3.0 ports provide removable storage and expansion
The N73JN-X1 is now available online at Newegg for $1,000. [via Laptoping]