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Asus G2SG

Specifications

Asus G2SGNotebook: Asus G2SG (G2 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9300
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT 512 MB
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 4.06kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 84.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 77%, features: 76%, display: 89% mobility: 63%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 78%

Reviews for the Asus G2SG

86% Review Asus G2SG Gaming Notebook | Notebookcheck
G2 gaming update. Since the launch of the Asus G2 after the Cebit 2007 it has been offered in various configurations to keep it competitive. The current version of the gaming notebook in 17" format, called G2SG, comes with a new Penryn processor and a Geforce 8700M GT graphics card made by nVIDIA with 512MB GDDR3 video memory.

Foreign Reviews

86% Test Asus G2SG Gaming Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2008
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 91% display: 89% mobility: 60% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 78%
80% ASUS G2SG-7R014J
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/20/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 50% features: 60% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%
86% Asus G2SG
Source: PC Actual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/06/2008
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 75%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT: The NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT is a DirectX 10 capable video card with 32 Stream Precessors like the 8600M GT, but the core-, shader- and memory clock is higher. Therefore the performance is somewhat above the 8600M GT.

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.


T9300:

The T9300 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and similar to the T9400 but with a lower FSB.

» 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.


4.06 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.

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84.5%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-04-12 (Update: 2012-05-26)