At Computex 2012 event, ASUS has showcased the world’s first laptop with Broadcom 802.11ac WiFi. The company has decided adopt this 5th-generation WiFi-adapter into the Asus G75VW gaming notebook. Reportedly, the 802.11ac standard is uses 5GHz frequency range with data transmission speed of 1 Gbps and above. For comparison, the current 802.11n standard is capable of 600 Mbps (when using four antennas).
ASUS G75VW with Broadcom 802.11ac WiFi is claimed able to reach 900 Mbps wireless data transfer speed. As specs-wise, the world’s first 5G Wi-Fi laptop sports a 17.3-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and the Intel Core i7 3rd-generation (Ivy Bridge) processor paired with GeForce GTX 670M discrete graphics.
The G75VW gaming laptop has a backlit keyboard, dual-fan for improved cooling system, up to 16GB of RAM, and one / two storage device (in RAID 0, 1 configuration).
ASUS G75VW gaming laptop with Broadcom 802.11ac 5G WiFi
ASUS G75VW is world’s first notebook to sport Broadcom 802.11ac WiFi, we go hands-on (video)