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Asus A95VM-YZ030V

Specifications

Asus A95VM-YZ030VNotebook: Asus A95VM-YZ030V
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M 1024 MB
Display: 18.4 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 4.1kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 91%, features: 72%, display: 63% mobility: 64%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Asus A95VM-YZ030V

79% Review Asus A95VM-YZ030V (K95V) Notebook | Notebookcheck
Heavyweight fight. 17 inch screen too small for you? Asus' A95V series might be worth a look. Mobility is a foreign concept to this over 4 Kilogram heavy laptop, but in return, you get an Ivy Bridge quad core CPU and the ability to install desktop hard drives.
Asus A95V – Review
Source: Gadgetmix English
Altec Lansing Audio is a bit light on bass, and distorts at max volume – linking up with a stereo system or external speakers (via audio jack or HDMI) makes a big difference. Moderate WiFI-surfing sees the battery tap out just short of three hours, but most DVD movies will see out the credits. That GPU is a bit of a weak link from a gamer’s perspective, but hardly anyone else will find fault with the performance of the Asus A95V.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/28/2012

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M:

Multiple models based on various chips of the Fermi generation. Specifically, the GT 630M exists in GF108/GF106/GF116 variants, but are all essentially renamed GeForce GT 540M or 555M GPUs. A 28nm GF117 variant exists as well with reduced power consumption.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


3610QM:

An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

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


18.4": 18 inch display size is a rare and very big size for desktop-replacement laptops. Laptops with 18 inch displays did not exist before 2008. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


4.1 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in this class of weight.


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.

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79%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Devices with the same GPU

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» Lenovo IdeaPad P580-59370041
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» HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b169tx
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» HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15-b050sw
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» Toshiba Satellite U940-103
Core i5 3317U, 14.0", 1.7 kg
» Samsung 700Z3C-S05DE
Core i5 3210M, 14.0", 2.1 kg
» HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15-b020sw
Core i3 3217U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
» Acer Aspire V3-771G-53214G75
Core i5 3210M, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Acer TravelMate P453-MG-33114G50Mikk
Core i3 3110M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P845t-10C
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» HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15-b003sm
Core i5 3317U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad G780-M842QGE
Pentium B960, 17.3", 3 kg
» HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15-b004sg Ultrabook
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» Toshiba Satellite P845T-10N
Core i5 3337U, 14.0", 2.1 kg
» HP Envy dv6-7206tx
Core i7 3630QM, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» HP Envy dv7-7210em
Core i7 3630QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530-N4F27GE
Core i3 3110M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Dell Inspiron 15z Premium
Core i5 3317U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» HP Envy dv7-7230sw
Core i7 3630QM, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Acer Aspire V3-771G-9809
Core i7 3630QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad G580AH-4984
Core i3 3110M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Samsung 550P5C-T01US
Core i7 3610QM, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Asus U32V
Core i5 3210M, 13.3", 1.8 kg
» Samsung 550P5C-T01RS
Core i5 3210M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Dell Inspiron 17R-5720
Core i5 3210M, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Dell XPS 15-9375sLV
Core i5 3210M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Dell XPS 14-9092sLV
Core i5 3317U, 14.0", 2.1 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-07- 5 (Update: 2012-07- 5)