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Asus F3S

Specifications

Asus F3SNotebook: Asus F3S (F3 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS 256 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1300 euro
Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 75%, features: 51%, display: - % mobility: 15%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 41%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus F3S

Foreign Reviews

50% Test: Asus F3S
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/10/2008
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 50% performance: 80% features: 51% mobility: 15% ergonomy: 41%
Vier ASUS laptops getest
Source: Hardware.info Dutch NL→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2007
performance: 70%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7600 / 7700 for laptops and technically a higher clocked 8400M GT. The performance is slightly above the 7600 / 7700 and, therefore, it can represent DirectX9 games fluently. For DirectX 10 effects, the power of the card is not sufficient.

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.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T7500:

The Core 2 Duo T7500 is a Merom based Core 2 Duo with 4MB Level 2 Cache. It is positioned in the middle class (in 2009) and performs on par with a modern P7550 or Turion II Ultra M640/M660.

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


15.4": 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. 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.


3 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.

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50%: This average evaluation is exceptionally bad. There exist hardly any laptops, which are rated so negative.


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

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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Samsung X65 Pro T7500 Begum
Core 2 Duo T7300, 2.5 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Belinea c.book 1700
Pentium Dual Core T4200, 17.0", 4 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9830us
Core 2 Duo T5550, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Packard Bell Easynote SB89
Core 2 Duo T8100, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Dell Vostro 1710
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» HP Pavilion dv9790ea
Core 2 Duo T9300, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Medion MD96595
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Medion MD96420
Core 2 Duo T5250, 17.1", 3.3 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9694eg
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa2528
Turion 64 X2 TL-60, 17.1", 4 kg
» Medion MD96625
Core 2 Duo T5450, 17.1", 3.2 kg
» LG P300
Core 2 Duo T8300, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi1
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 4.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9750us
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9595ea
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Medion MIM2280 / MD96443
Core 2 Duo T7300, 17.1", 3.2 kg
» Acer Aspire 7520G
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 17.1", 3.7 kg
» Asus V2S
Core 2 Duo T7300, 14.1", 2.45 kg

 

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)