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Asus A7S

Specifications

Asus A7S
Asus A7S (A7 Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
17.1 inch 16:10, 1440x900 pixel
Mainboard
Intel 945PM
Storage
,  GB 
, : 0GB, 0rpm
Additional features
HDD: 0GB, 0rpm, ,
Weight
4 kg ( = 141.1 oz / 8.82 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 67%, features: 88%, display: 60% mobility: 45%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 70%

Reviews for the Asus A7S

Asus A7S - Santa Rosa - First Look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
So after much hype and noise, Santa Rosa notebooks have finally arrived and we have two examples here in the office to look at. Riyad is casting his gaze over a Samsung, while I have in front of me a large beastie from Asus - the A7S – a large desktop replacement entertainment machine. A large, powerful brute of a machine that is more beast than beauty. The new Santa Rosa CPU is fast but we’ll only really get excited about the Santa Rosa once we see Turbo Memory equipped machines.
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Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/09/2007
performance: 80%

Foreign Reviews

75% Asus A7S-7S056C
Source: Connect - 12/07 German
Comparison, , Short, Date: 11/29/2007
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 90% features: 82% mobility: 69% ergonomy: 59%
87% Notebooks für alle
Source: PC Games Hardware - 10/07 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/05/2007
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 70% performance: 40%
Asus A7S
Source: c't German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/20/2007
Rating: performance: 80% features: 90% display: 70% mobility: 40% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 70%
DX-Notebooks
Source: PC Games Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2007
Rating: performance: 60% display: 80%
PC-Ersatz mit neuer Technik von Intel und Nvidia
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2007
Rating: price: 80% performance: 70% features: 90%
90% Multimedia-Glotze mit "Santa Rosa"-Chipsatz
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/16/2007
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 50% features: 90% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 90%
Vier ASUS laptops getest
Source: Hardware.info Dutch NL→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2007
Rating: mobility: 40%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G: The 8400M G is a pared-down 8400M GS with only half as much Stream Processors and a smaller memory bus. Therefore, the performance is much lower and only as fast as the old 7400 card. Only MPEG-2 acceleration.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T7500:

The Core 2 Duo T7500 is a Merom based Core 2 Duo with 4MB Level 2 Cache. It is positioned in the middle class (in 2009) and performs on par with a modern P7550 or Turion II Ultra M640/M660.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.1":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


4 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

Asus reviews


84%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)