Asus G2P

Specifications

Asus G2PNotebook: Asus G2P (G2 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7200
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X1700 512 MB
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels
Weight: 4.4kg
Average Score: 83.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 82%, features: 82%, display: 77% mobility: 52%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 68%

Reviews for the Asus G2P

80% Asus G2P-7R009C laptop PC
Source: PC Advisor English
The Asus G2P-7R009C is a big, heavy notebook short on battery life but long on gaming muscle. A big, powerful desktop-replacement PC, the Asus G2P-7R009C is an ideal system for ardent gamers who don't need to travel too much.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

(von 5): 4, Preis/Leistung 3.5, Ausstattung 4, Verarbeitung 4.5, Leistung gut, Mobilität mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/22/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 80% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90%
87% Asus G2P-7R009C
Source: PC World English
The Asus G2P-7R009C is a big, heavy notebook short on battery life but long on gaming muscle. This powerful desktop replacement can handle e-mail and spreadsheets, but the flashing lights and red-honeycomb air pockets won't let you forget that its raison d'être is killing zombies.
kurzer Vergleichstest von Notebook-Modellen; Test ist online abrufbar

(von 100): 87, Leistung 96, Ausstattung 84, Display gut, Mobilität schlecht
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/06/2007
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 96% features: 84% display: 80% mobility: 40%
80% Asus G2P 17" Core 2 Duo Gaming Notebook Review
Source: PC Perspective English
The notebook we are looking at today is the G2 notebook which comes outfitted with a ATI Radeon Mobility X1700, a large 17" LCD screen, and some unique lighting features. In the end, I think the Asus G2 is a good gaming product for the mid-range market. It doesn't break the bank like your typical SLI notebook and provides some decent game performance. The Asus G2 is a well rounded product offering a excellent balance of price, CPU performance, gaming ability, and slick style. However, if you're really serious about gaming I would suggest researching other models as they may prove to offer more gaming bang for the buck.
sehr umfangreicher und voll ausgestatteter Testbericht mit vielen Seiten

gut, Preis/Leistung sehr gut, Leistung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/30/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 90%
Asus G2P Review
Source: notebookforums.com English
Overall this laptop was fun to use; the red accents make this notebook stand out. The performance and specs of the laptop matches most 15.4” notebooks, but in terms of graphics and other 17” notebook there is much to be desired. The notebook is geared towards people looking for an excellent screen, and good CPU performance and average graphical power. It is a desktop replacement for midrange performance and those who wouldn’t mind using a relatively low native resolution. In the end the notebook did meet all my needs in a 17” notebook, except for graphics. Like many we would want something much more powerful like a 7900GS or GTX or an ATI comparable solution. The price is also a bit steep for what you are getting when considering the GPU can be improved. Look forward to other 17” gaming laptops, and possibly the rumored Asus G3.
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Leistung mäßig, Display mäßig, Mobilität mäßig, Verarbeitung gut
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/21/2007
Rating: performance: 60% display: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
ASUS G2P - Gaming Specific Notebook
Source: Hot Hardware English
All in all, we are very impressed with our initial take on the new ASUS G2P gaming notebook. Within a few short weeks, we'll be provided with a complete retail package and will be running the system through its paces to see how it stacks up against the other gaming notebooks on the market. At that time, we'll also be showing you a few tricks the ASUS G2P still has up its virtual sleeve. Until then, this preview should let you know that there is a new player in the enthusiast gaming notebook market. Although they have served as an ODM for several of their competitors in this segment, ASUS is now wanting a piece of the pie themselves and are taking this market seriously.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

Leistung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/31/2006
performance: 95%

Foreign Reviews

87% Test Asus G2Pc Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/21/2007
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 92% display: 96% mobility: 57% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 68%
CeBIT 2007: Test Asus G2P Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/19/2007
Rating: price: 60% performance: 60% display: 70% workmanship: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon X1700: Successor of the X1600 and because of strained silicium process it can achieve a higher performance with the same current consumption (more shaders). The Avivo video engine helps decoding (HD) videos.

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.


T7200: Mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.1": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


4.4 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit 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


83.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Asus W2Pb
Core 2 Duo T7200, 3.3 kg
» Asus W2P
Core 2 Duo T7400, 3.3 kg
» Asus W2PC
Core 2 Duo T7400, 3.6 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Asus F3SE
Core 2 Duo T7300, 15.4", 3 kg
» Asus V1JP
Core 2 Duo T7200, 15.4", 2.6 kg
» Asus Z53J
Core 2 Duo T7200, 15.4", 2.9 kg
» Samsung X60 Pro
Core 2 Duo T7400, 15.4", 2.5 kg
» Samsung X60 plus
Core 2 Duo T7200, 15.4", 2.6 kg
» Asus A8JP
Core 2 Duo T7200, 14.1", 2.5 kg
» Asus F3JP
Core 2 Duo T5600, 15.4", 3 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Asus G71G
GeForce 9800M GS, Core 2 Duo T9400
» Asus M70VN
GeForce 9650M GT, Core 2 Duo P8600
» Alienware M17
Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2, Core 2 Extreme QX9300
» Schenker mySN XMG7
GeForce 9800M GTX, Core 2 Extreme X9100
» Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi5
GeForce 8600M GT, Core 2 Duo T8300
» Asus M70VM
GeForce 9600M GS, Core 2 Duo T9400
» Asus A7k
Mobility Radeon HD 2600, Turion 64 X2 TL-58
» Gateway P-6860FX
GeForce 8800M GTS, Core 2 Duo T5550
» Asus M70SA
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Core 2 Duo T9300
» Gateway P-171X
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core 2 Duo T5450
» Medion Akoya Extreme X7810
GeForce 8700M GT, Core 2 Extreme X7800
» Asus G2SG
GeForce 8700M GT, Core 2 Duo T9300
» Gateway P-171XL
GeForce 8800M GTS, Core 2 Extreme X7900
» Gateway P-171S
GeForce 8800M GTS, Core 2 Duo T7250
» Gateway P-170L
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100, Core 2 Duo T7250
» Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi4
GeForce 8600M GT, Core 2 Duo T8100
» Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook N6470
Mobility Radeon HD 2600, Core 2 Duo T8300
» Asus F7F
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2250
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)