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Asus F3SA

Specifications

Asus F3SANotebook: Asus F3SA (F3 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 92% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 80%, features: 60%, display: 50% mobility: 45%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus F3SA

Foreign Reviews

90% Asus F3SA-AS131C
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/13/2008
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 60% display: 50% mobility: 30% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%
94% Notebook oder PC? - Notebooks bis 1.299 Euro
Source: PC Praxis - 1/08 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/07/2007
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 60%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600: This is a DirectX 10 graphic card from ATI and direct competitor to the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS graphic card for laptops and performs in games much better than the Nvidia card.

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.

Asus reviews


92%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-01-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)