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Asus B53J-SO042x

Specifications

Asus B53J-SO042xNotebook: Asus B53J-SO042x (B53J Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 450M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 512 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.76kg
Price: 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%

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.


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


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


2.76 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits 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.

Asus reviews


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