Visit our Business Solutions website >>

ASUS ROG G70SG-A1 notebook

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of ASUS ROG G70SG-A1 notebook. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the image quality and screen are generally positive. The design and reliability also get good feedback. The price and energy efficiency get negative reviews. The keyboard and size get mixed comments.

performance, reliability, design, screen, image quality

usability, portability, battery, energy, price

On average, users rate this product 100/100 and experts rate this product 63/100.

See all ASUS Laptops

Review analysis

(Based on 3 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 2 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 2 of 2 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (1)

Consumer review by: Papino (

You get what you pay for! Very Happy


Overall, more than pleased. I was worried I was going to be disappointed because I had high hopes and standards for this machine. But it delivered with high marks. YOU WON'T BE DISSAPOINTED if you plan to dish out the money. Asus crapware doesn't seem...

VERY fast, solid, and efficient. Does not slow down at all while running programs, games, and doing some heavy downloading at the same time. Runs games (Left 4 Dead, Far Cry 2, Red Alert 3, Spore) in high-ultra high settings (including anti-aliasing...

Huge and heavy. Not very mobile. Comes with a huge brick AC adapter. Not all promised software is installed out of the box (had to install WinDVD to play Blu-ray), you have to use the packaged discs for those programs. For this amount of money, I would...

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: sean (

A very nicelaptop!


2 HDD are configured into 4 separate partitions as standard - not sure why. I created a RAID 1 set and used the ASUS recovery disks to re-install the OS and ASUS software - relatively painless with no hitches. I think this notebook is best for someone...

Desktop power packaged into a notebook computer. This machine far exceeded my expectations and runs well (stable right out of the box). Graphics capability is exceptional (9800 GTS SLI) - runs 3D games well. Screen is very bright and vivid ; The ASUS...

Not really a con, but all this power translates into a BIG notebook computer - and heavy. The installed battery indicates only 1 hour of use under normal operations - probably couldn't play a game with it on battery. The power adapter is literally the...

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

ASUS G70Sg notebook is something a true hardcore gamer looking for. Its 3-stage CPU level up, the latest graphics technology: NV 9800 GTS and high speed 7200 RPM HDD make it unparalleled in the gaming notebook. G70Sg not only out-perform many other notebooks in gaming and 3D applications. It is also powerful in multimedia enjoyment. Its strong video features BD combo & multi-media dual mode touchpad; strong audio features Dolby Home theater and 4 Altec Lansing speakers; plus the dual lamp and 8ms response time with Full HD 1920 x 1200 LCD panel, G70Sg provides real home theater experiences. Beside that, G70Sg offers dedicated gaming features: gaming backpack & gaming mouse, gaming focus keyboard, personalized lighting settings, direct messenger as 2nd display for real-time communication. ASUS exclusive "Express Gate" for instant media enjoyment in 10 seconds without booting up the notebook.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:6MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1200
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS G70SG

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Mouse / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition/Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.6GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor Number:T9500
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T9000 series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:33918
Processor package size:35


Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty


Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:640GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:1GB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS