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Gigabyte Q1742N 17.3" Core i5 Notebook - Intel Core i5-3230M, 500GB HDD, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce GT640M Graphics, Integrated Numeric Keypad, Windows 7 Home Basic Loot Price: R11,955
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Gigabyte Q1742N 17.3" Core i5 Notebook - Intel Core i5-3230M, 500GB HDD, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce GT640M Graphics, Integrated Numeric Keypad, Windows 7 Home Basic

Series: Q Series

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Fantastic Visual Experience with NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 2GB
The Q1742N has an excellent NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M graphics processor that comes with 2G VRAM to provide 16% better performance.* It scores an impressive 7866 on 3DMark Vantage. The GPU supports DirectX11 Technology, which provides a gorgeous visual experience that is perfect for multimedia and games. It also supports NVIDIA Optimus and NVIDIA PhysX .
Great Battery Life and Performance with NVIDIA Optimus Technology

Enjoy 3D/Full HD Entertainment on External Displays with HDMI 1.4
HDMI lets you turn the Q1742N into a home entertainment center by connecting to an external display. Now you can play the latest multimedia and enjoy it in stunning Full HD quality on a large external screen. It also supports several stereoscopic 3D formats. So it can be used for 3D entertainment.

Intel Integrated USB 3.0 for 10X Faster Data Transfers
Intel Integrated USB 3.0 interface provides fast transfer speeds up to 10 times faster. This not only saves you time, but gets you back to the action quicker than ever.

Amazing 17.3” HD+ 1600x900 LED Backlight Display
The The 17.3'' HD+ 1600 x 900 LED backlight display provides an excellent viewing experience on a large, crisp display that is perfect for daily activities. The screen produces bright and vivid images and is great for enjoying high-quality multimedia.

Impressive Audio Performance with THX TruStudio Pro Technology
THX TruStudio Pro groundbreaking audio technology comes equipped on the Q1742N and is designed to provide impressive performance by effectively eliminating sound distortion, enhancing volume and reinforcing even the smallest details of the sound. The result is a high-fidelity audio experience that is perfect for movie, music and games.

Hassle-Free System Restore with Smart Recovery
Smart Recovery makes it fast and easy to restore the notebook back to factory default settings. Just click on F9 when the computer is booting up to launch Smart Recovery and you will be able to rapidly restore your notebook.

Full-Range Keyboard with Independent Numeric Keypad
The full-range keyboard with independent numeric keyboard has excellent typing feedback and provides a comfortable typing experience that is great to use even during long periods of use.

Stay Connected with Excellent Communication Tools
The built-in 1.3 MP webcam and microphone are the perfect combination for face-to-face video chatting via Skype, MSN and other applications. With these built-in capabilities, you can enjoy fun and convenient communication with friends and family across the world.

Energy Efficient Bluetooth 4.0 Technology
Bluetooth 4.0 is more energy efficient because it stays in hibernation mode and automatically activates itself when transferring files. This helps to keep battery use to a minimum. With Bluetooth 4.0, sharing content between friends has never been easier.

Wi-Fi Connectivity for Ultimate Mobility
With Wi-Fi, it’s easy to connect to the internet at places like your home, the office and coffee shops and stay synced with cloud based documents and media files.

Easy Upgrade for HDD and Memory
When the need for more storage space or additional memory arises, the special modularized-design allows for quick and hassle-free upgrading.


Brand: Gigabyte
Series: Q Series
Package Dimensions: 590 x 390 x 125mm (L x W x H)
Barcode: 4719331905316
Model Number: Q1742N-i5-3230-500
Type: Notebook

Operating System

Bundled Operating System: Windows 7 Home Basic (64-Bit)


Warranty: 2 Years
Warranty Type: Fetch, Repair, Return


Chipset: Intel HM76


CPU Family: Ivy Bridge
CPU Speed: 2.6GHz
CPU Type: Intel Core i5-3230M
Max Turbo Speed: 3.2GHz
Number of Cores: Dual-Core


Resolution: 1600 x 900
Screen Size: 17.3"


Maximum Memory Supported: 16GB
Memory Capacity: 4GB
Memory Slot (Total): 2
Memory Spec: DDR3
Memory Speed: 1333MHz


CPU Cache: 3MB


GPU/VPU: nVidia GeForce GT640M (Performance) Intel HD 4000 (Power Saver)
Graphic Type: Discrete
Video Memory: 2GB

Hard Drive

HDD Capacity: 500GB
HDD Interface: SATA
HDD RPM: 5400
HDD Spec: 2.5"

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: Super Multi DVD RW

Integrated Devices

Card Reader: 9-in-1


Integrated Sound Card: THX TruStudio Pro Technology
Integrated Speakers: 2 x 2W

Input Device

Keyboard: Integrated Numeric Keypad


Kensington Lock: Yes


Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0
LAN: 10/100/1000
WLAN: IEEE 802.11b/g/n


Webcam: 1.3MP


Battery Type: 6-Cell


USB: 2 x USB 3.0 • 1 x USB 2.0
Video Port: 1 x D-SUB
eSata: 1 x eSATA

Physical Specification

Item Depth (mm): 270
Item Height (mm): 14 - 40.5
Item Width (mm): 413
Weight (kg): 3.00

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