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Asus B53J Series

Asus B53J-SO152XProcessor: Intel Core i3 370M, Intel Core i5 450M, Intel Core i5 460M, Intel Core i5 480M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.6kg, 2.7kg, 2.76kg
Price: 850, 900, 980 euro
Average Score: 85.14% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 86%, features: 80%, display: 64%
mobility: 71%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 79%

 

Asus B53J-SO042x

Specifications

Asus B53J-SO042xNotebook: Asus B53J-SO042x
Processor: Intel Core i5 450M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 512 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.76kg
Price: 980 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 85.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

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%

 

Asus B53J-SO083X

Specifications

Asus B53J-SO083XNotebook: Asus B53J-SO083X
Processor: Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 850 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

90% Asus B53J
Source: Techno Zoom Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% features: 80% mobility: 80%

 

Asus B53J-SO055

Specifications

Asus B53J-SO055Notebook: Asus B53J-SO055
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Asus B53J
Source: Laptopworld.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Asus B53J-SO152X

Specifications

Asus B53J-SO152XNotebook: Asus B53J-SO152X
Processor: Intel Core i5 480M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

ASUS B53J
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
positive: workmanship, keyboard, matte display; negative: viewing angles, fan noise
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/22/2011

 

Comment

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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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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.

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


Intel Core i5:

450M: Should be similar to the Core i5-520M but without AES functions.

460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 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.

480M: The Core i5-480M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.66-2.9 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.

Intel Core i3:

370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). 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.


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


2.6 kg:

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

2.76 kg:


85.14%: 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, 2010-12- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)