The N56JR-EH71 15.6" Notebook Computer from ASUS has a 15.6" widescreen display that is backlit with LED lamps, which brighten faster, use less power and provide better picture quality than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a true 16:9 aspect ratio, which is also the standard of HDTVs. The Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution is supported by an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M with 2GB of GDDR5 discrete memory. The screen also has a matte finish, which helps reduce glare.
The system is powered by a 4th generation Haswell 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-4700HQ processor. It also has 12GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, a multi-format media card reader, an illuminated keyboard, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in Bang & Olufsen ICEpower stereo speakers and an included Sonic Master subwoofer.
Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
- Quad-Core Haswell Intel Core i7 Performance
- This ASUS notebook houses a 4th generation Haswell Intel Core i7-4700HQ processor. Its quad cores have a stock speed of 2.4 GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.4 GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 8GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to game as well as multitask smoothly and efficiently
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M Graphics
- Using performance efficient NVIDIA Kepler architecture, the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M graphics card with 2GB of discrete memory provides efficient performance and high quality graphics. The SMS streaming multiprocessor is twice as efficient as the prior generation and the new geometry engine draws triangles twice as fast. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M utilizes DirectX with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in GPU-accelerated tessellation. You won't have to deal with jagged edges and screen tearing because the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M graphics card provides smooth visual effects and stunning 1080p quality
- 15.6" Matte LED-Backlit Display
- The 15.6" widescreen display is backlit with LEDs, which have low power consumption and high energy efficiency. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution. The native resolution allows you to play 1080p HD content natively without upscaling. If you would rather view your content on a larger display, you can output video via the HDMI port or the DisplayPort
- Stay Connected
- With 802.11b/g/n Wireless and 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, you can access email, browse the web, connect to your social networks, and more. Engage in high-quality face-to-face video chats with the built-in HD webcam and digital microphone
- USB 3.0
- This ASUS notebook has four USB 3.0 ports. USB 3.0 can reach data transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, which is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 so you'll still be able to use older USB-compatible devices, such as external hard drives
- The Redesigned Start Screen
- Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
- To the Cloud
- With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
- Windows Store
- In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it