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Asus F3M

Specifications

Asus F3MNotebook: Asus F3M (F3 Series)
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-52
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 40%, features: 50%, display: 50% mobility: 30%, workmanship: 40%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 40%

Reviews for the Asus F3M

84% Günstige Hardware im Test" - Notebooks
Source: PC Games German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 80% performance: 50% emissions: 40%
70% Fehlende Kompetenzen
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/27/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 30% features: 50% display: 50% mobility: 30% workmanship: 40%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150: Integrated graphic card (shared memory) for AMD based laptops (nForce Go 430 MCP). The performance is slightly better than GMA 950.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.


TL-52:

In 90nm produced dual core processor with a low clock rate of 1.6 GHz. The TL-52 is still based on the K8 core and compareable to a slower clocked Core Duo.

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


15.4":

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.


2.8 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.

Asus reviews


77%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

HP Compaq Presario F560US
GeForce Go 6150, Mobile Sempron 3500+

Devices with the same GPU

HP Pavilion tx2130
GeForce Go 6150, Turion 64 X2 TL-60, 12.1", 1.9 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)