Asus B43J-A1B

Specifications

Asus B43J-A1BNotebook: Asus B43J-A1B (B43J Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 560M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 1200 euro
Average Score: 66.67% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus B43J-A1B

70% Asus B43J
Source: PC World English
As a business notebook, the Asus B43J has a lot of interesting features that will appeal to myriad users. The little touches--the trackpad on/off button, the webcam slider, the spill-resistant keyboard, and the support for a whopping three external screens--definitely put this notebook higher up on my radar. Combine these features with the laptop's generally attractive design and its decent performance, and it's a pretty good choice for a multitasking business user.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Asus B43J-A1B
Source: PC Mag English
The Asus B43J-A1B offers a strong collection of features and hardware, but falls short in performance and flat on battery life. The result is a laptop that most will find adequate, but some will find frustrating. The Editors' Choice Lenovo ThinkPad T410 offers a similar feature set and better battery life for only a bit more. So long as you don't stray from wall power for more than a couple hours, the Asus B43J-A1B should offer everything you need.
Single Review, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 01/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% ASUS B43J (A1B)
Source: Laptop Mag English

Business users looking for a powerhouse of a notebook will find the $1,249 ASUS B43J appealing. It feels solid and offers plenty of speed and graphics muscle, along with business features mobile professionals--and IT departments--expect out of a business machine. The triple monitor support is especially nice, so long as you ensure one of those screens has a DisplayPort connection. We just wish this laptop were more mobile--both in terms of its weight and battery life. Overall, we prefer the ThinkPad T410 with Nvidia Optimus graphics in this price range ($1,168 with three-year warranty), but the B43J holds its own against some pretty fierce competition.


Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/07/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470: Entry level DirectX 11 chip with GDDR5 support but only 80 shader cores. Supports Eyefinity (up to 4 monitors) and 8-ch HD audio over HDMI. Performance on par with the old GeForce 8600M GT.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


560M:

The Core i5-560M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks also between 2.67-3.2 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.5 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for 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.

Asus reviews


66.67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-17 (Update: 2012-05-26)