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oustking
10-16-2012, 01:32 AM
Hi All,

I hope I'm not breaking any rules by asking this question...

The 6 cell battery in my ASUS G73 (http://www.batterietutti.com/asus-g73.html) is pretty much worn out. It lasts approximately 15 minutes on a full-charge. I want to buy a replacement battery, however considering the age of the laptop (almost 2 years), I'm not wanting to spend a lot of money on it. I really just want to keep the laptop useable for maybe another 6 months or so when I'm planning to replace it.

I figured it might be worth going for a 9 cell, as even when the laptop was brand new, the 6 cell never lasted more than 2 hours on a charge. From research I've done this seems to be less than normal, however I suspect this might be because I opted for a faster 7200rpm drive (wasn't a standard option, had to specifically request it by phone).

Can anyone recommend a good place to get good quality (non-genuine) replacement batteries for ASUS G73 (http://www.buonabatteria.com/asus-g73.html) laptops?

It doesn't need to be as good as a genuine asus, but I obviously don't want the thing to leak or explode either.

Thanks,
Eugene

Gorman
10-16-2012, 03:45 AM
7200 rpm is standard, they were going to put in a low rpm drive.

Your laptop should last many more years, you don't even need a battery - just keep it plugged in all the time and remove the battery. I only ever got 1 hour on my 6-cell, it's never been useful at all.

Are you sure you need to use your laptop while moving around? Can you just plug it in? I mean, it has a 17" screen, I can't imagine anyone moving around with that :P

kb0sdq
10-17-2012, 02:11 AM
You might try batteries Plus http://www.batteriesplus.com/default.aspx