The N56VJ-DH71 15.6" Notebook Computer from ASUS features a cool black hairline design in a one-piece molded top casing, which reinforces notebook strength and rigidity. The 15.6" HD widescreen display uses LED backlight technology for low power consumption. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution, which is supported by an nVIDIA GeForce GT 635M graphics card with 2GB of discrete memory.
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The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-3630QM processor. It also has 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, 4-in-1 media card reader, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers powered by Bang & Olufsen ICEPower.