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    If you have a 3D screen already, you might be...

    If you have a 3D screen already, you might be stuck getting a 3D 1366x768 screen. If you don't want the 3D (or if they sell a 3D capable 1080p screen), then you should be able to upgrade the screen....
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    From my experience with my G73, it took a while...

    From my experience with my G73, it took a while (about two months) for Asus to ship a new bios/firmware/driver combination that fixed my G73's subwoofer overdriving. My guess is this is a similar...
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    First I'd make sure that your friend is confident...

    First I'd make sure that your friend is confident enough to open your laptop. Have your friend open up your laptop and try to reseat the cable. Sometimes they can work loose over time. If it looks...
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    I'm with BrodyBoy. I had to send my laptop in for...

    I'm with BrodyBoy. I had to send my laptop in for bright spots in my LCD... twice. The problem was not caused by anything Asus did since they don't manufacture LCDs, but Asus had my G73JW-XA1 back in...
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    If the artifacts aren't on the TV, then the...

    If the artifacts aren't on the TV, then the problem is likely with the screen (or the cabling) on the laptop. It's a good idea to update your graphics drivers, so head on over to www.nvidia.com and...
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    Sounds like your power brick may have died. I...

    Sounds like your power brick may have died. I would pick a new one up, and if possible get one with a larger wattage capacity.

    150 watt adapter: here
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    I'm not sure about the G53's, but the G73's use a...

    I'm not sure about the G53's, but the G73's use a socket for the CPU which makes the CPU upgradable. However, the GPU is not intended to be user upgradable. If you want to (and have the skills...
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    Thanks Xero, Asus has promised me a call back...

    Thanks Xero, Asus has promised me a call back within 24 hours about them deciding that I damaged my display based upon a picture of the serial number sticker. I wouldn't be surprised if they never...
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    Yeah, mine didn't seem too dark in 3D... until...

    Yeah, mine didn't seem too dark in 3D... until the backlight crapped out that is. If you're contacting Asus, here's my case number: 1661039. Even if it's in a pre-release state, they should know...
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    The beautiful VG278H...

    Howdy all,

    Well, I was one of the fortunate ones to win a VG278H at GeForce Lan 6 on the USS Hornet, and I got the monitor shipped to me in mid November. It was a beautiful display (excellent...
  11. As far as the one-touch overclock I think...

    As far as the one-touch overclock I think Johnny's referring to the Turbo Mode button (the tachometer looking button on the top left). I typically leave it enabled.

    +1 to JRd1st on the reinstall...
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    We'll miss you Chastity... come back quickly! :)

    We'll miss you Chastity... come back quickly! :)
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    Well, I have heard, from a reliable source at...

    Well, I have heard, from a reliable source at Asus and NVIDIA, that those who were lucky enough to win the VG278H at the epic-awesome GeForce Lan 6 should start expecting them to ship around 30 days...
  14. Also, the one on the right (the ROG logo button)...

    Also, the one on the right (the ROG logo button) is used to enable/disable 3D mode on 3DE models from what I've been reading.
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    First off, FailNinja thank you for your service,...

    First off, FailNinja thank you for your service, and God bless you for it.

    The bloatware shipped with the Asus isn't too bad. I use some of it, the rest I uninstalled. If you're bothered by it,...
  16. There's a good teardown video here:...

    There's a good teardown video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp90M_N6dzs I'm pretty sure this works for all of the G73 models.
  17. When you did the clean install of Win 7 did you...

    When you did the clean install of Win 7 did you install the latest drivers for your sound device from the Asus website or the Realtek website?
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    Instead of always running it as administrator...

    Instead of always running it as administrator (highly risky for any Adobe product), you might be able to tell it where to put the scratch file. If you can, create a folder in the root of C: like...
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    I have the G73JW wit the 740QM, and it's an...

    I have the G73JW wit the 740QM, and it's an awesome processor. The only difference between the 2630QM is the smaller die size and the sandybridge chipset AFAIK. Of course the 2630QM uses less juice,...
  20. I'd rather buy the entire assembly. I'm kinda...

    I'd rather buy the entire assembly. I'm kinda lazy like that. Plus, I want to upgrade to the 3DE screen and have the integrated IR emitter.
  21. HDMI hands down.

    HDMI hands down.
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    It's not a throttling issue related to...

    It's not a throttling issue related to Sandybridge. I have a G73JW as well, and I don't have those issues. Two things to try: 1) do a clean reinstall of the latest NVidia drivers. 2) Update your...
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    Oh and I'm living under the shadow of the Folsom...

    Oh and I'm living under the shadow of the Folsom Intel campus. I've sent my G73JW-XA1 into the Milpitas RMA service center twice now. Both time's they've been very quick to fix my issue.
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    I doubt it's a codec issue. It seems more like a...

    I doubt it's a codec issue. It seems more like a driver/registry issue to me. If the suggested fixes didn't work, it might be a good idea to cut your losses and do a system restore using the factory...
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    And of course, the worst case scenario if running...

    And of course, the worst case scenario if running a system restore doesn't fix the problem... you might need to re-image the computer from the factory recovery (or a previous image if you've been...
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