Asus B53J-SO042x


Asus B53J-SO042x
Asus B53J-SO042x (B53J Series)
Graphics adapter
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 - 512 MB, Core: 750 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz, atiumdag 8.743.0.0 / Win7 64
4096 MB 
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, AUO23EC, glossy: no
Intel QM57 Express Chipset
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 ST9320325AS, 320 GB 
, 5400 rpm
Realtek ALC269 @ Intel Ibex Peak PCH
1 Express Card 34mm, 3 USB 2.0, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Motorola SM56 Data Fax Modem Modem, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: Mikrofon, Kopfhörer (S/PDIF), Card Reader: 5-in-1
Intel 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 AGN (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth Broadcom BT-270, Hamachi Network Interface
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 35 x 384 x 263 ( = 1.38 x 15.12 x 10.35 in)
63 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Webcam: 2.0MP
Additional features
Recovery DVD for XP, Driver + Utility DVDs for Win7 and XP, warranty information, ExpressGate manual, voucher for 25% off any Logitech products, cleansing cloth, hardware manual, div. Asus tools, Cyberlink Blu-Ray Disc Suite, ExpressGate, 36 Months Warranty, One of the USB-Port is a USB-eSATA-combi
2.76 kg ( = 97.36 oz / 6.08 pounds), Power Supply: 480 g ( = 16.93 oz / 1.06 pounds)
980 Euro


Average Score: 85.2% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 86%, features: 79%, display: 64% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 79%

Reviews for the Asus B53J-SO042x

84% Review Asus B53J Notebook | Notebookcheck
Longevity and reliability – were important aspects for Asus when designing the B53J. This is applies to the case, as well as the adopted hardware and the length of the warranty, which lasts for three years.
86% Business Notebook
Source: PC Praxis - 12/10 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 86%
80% Asus B53J im Test
Source: ITespresso German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% features: 80% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80%
90% ASUS B53J-SO042X
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 90% features: 70% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%
86% Test Asus B53J Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 85% display: 85% mobility: 79% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 91% emissions: 80%


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.

450M: Should be similar to the Core i5-520M but without AES functions.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

2.76 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.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).

85.2%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

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

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-09-30 (Update: 2012-05-26)