4 years ago
  Asus (15.6’’ Laptop with core i5)
  Mint (older version)
  Works perfectly
What works:

Installed Rebecca 64 bit, it works perfectly.

What doesn't work:

Attempts to install and have working the proprietary Nvidia driver failed. Installation succeeded but after a while system has frozen up, so I had to switch back to the Intel.

What was done to make it work:

followed the guidance from this site: http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/176