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Asus F9S

Specifications

Asus F9S
Asus F9S (F9 Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
12.1 inch 16:10, 1280x800 pixel, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel 945PM
Additional features
Weight
1.9 kg ( = 67.02 oz / 4.19 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1300 Euro

 

Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 85%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 50%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus F9S

Asus F9S User Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
When searching for a notebook I was looking for something that would last me for at least my four years of undergraduate studies, something that would be light and easy to carry without compromising performance, and something that can handle a few advanced and demanding programs from time to time. My intensive search ended with the ultraportable Asus F9S-B1, which had all of the things I was looking for with only a few compromises. I bought the Asus F9S notebook from btoTech.com. I have to say, I couldn’t be happier with the vendor I chose. The company stuck with me since July, giving me the right advice and the right recommendations, e-mailing me about their available products that suited my requirements, all the way until October, when the F9S-B1 became available. After ordering I received the notebook 6 days after ordering from them, the shipping was free. This was excellent speed and service!
Preis/Leistung sehr gut, Leistung sehr gut, Verarbeitung mangelhaft
User Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/18/2007
Rating: price: 90% performance: 90% workmanship: 50%

Foreign Reviews

80% Asus F9S
Source: Magnus.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/25/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% features: 80%
Asus F9S
Source: PC Magazin German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/02/2008
Rating: features: 80%
94% Büro to go
Source: TV Movie Multimedia - 3/08 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 80% performance: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G: The 8400M G is a pared-down 8400M GS with only half as much Stream Processors and a smaller memory bus. Therefore, the performance is much lower and only as fast as the old 7400 card. Only MPEG-2 acceleration.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these 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.


12.1":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


1.9 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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


87%: 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.

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

Asus F9Dc
GeForce 8400M G, Turion 64 X2 TL-56

Devices with the same GPU

Asus U3S
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7500, 13.3", 1.8 kg
Asus U2E
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7500, 11.1", 1.3 kg
Asus U3S
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7500, 13.3", 1.8 kg
Samsung Q70
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7500, 13.3", 2 kg
Asus W7S
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7300, 13.3", 2 kg

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GeForce 940M, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Asus Zenbook 3 UX390UA-XH74-BL
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 12.5", 0.91 kg
Asus UX305UA-FC002T
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Asus Zenbook UX303UB-R4076R
GeForce 940M, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Asus Zenbook UX305CA-FB219T
HD Graphics 515, Core m7 6Y75, 13.3", 1.2 kg
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HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus ZenBook UX310UA-GL123T
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Asus ZenBook UX306UA-VB72
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Asus UX305CA-DQ150T
HD Graphics 515, Core m3 6Y30, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus X302UJ
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HD Graphics 400 (Braswell), Celeron N3060, 11.6", 1.2 kg
Asus UX305UA-FC003T
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Asus UX303UA-FN121R
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Asus EeeBook F205TA-FD0065TS
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Asus UX305FA-FB033H
HD Graphics 5300, Core M 5Y71, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus UX305CA-FC106T
HD Graphics 515, Core m5 6Y54, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus UX305-FB020T
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Asus G752VY-DH78K
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 6820HK, 17.3", 4 kg
Asus UX303UB-R4111T
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Asus Zenbook UX305UA-FC001
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.3 kg

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Stefan Hinum, 2007-12- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)