These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
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Background and Identification
The ASUS G73JW-XT1 is a gaming laptop originally released in 2010. It is 16.3 inches long, 12.6 inches wide and 2.3 inches tall and weighs 8.47 lbs. Its case is matte black and has ASUS stamped in chrome on the front cover. It has a numeric keypad. Its touchpad is slightly off center to the left. It has two large exhaust vents in the back.
This model comes equipped with an Intel core i7-740QM processor running at 1.73GH. It has 8 GB of DDR3 DDR3 1333/1066 MHz SDRAM and a 500 GB hard drive. For a graphics card it has the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460M with 1.5 GB of dedicated DDR5 RAM. It has a Blu-Ray/DVD combo drive with Blu-Ray writer. It’s has a 17.3 full HD LCD screen. This model originally came with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit operating system. It has an 8 cell battery with a 5200 mAh capacity.