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Asus G53JW-3DE

Specifications

Asus G53JW-3DENotebook: Asus G53JW-3DE (G53 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 740QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.6kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus G53JW-3DE

80% Asus G53JW 3D review
Source: Pocket Lint English
For gamers who really must have it all, the Asus G53JW appears to have been sent from gaming heaven. Breathless i7 quad core processor speed, top flight Nvidia graphics capabilities and fully integrated 3D all conspire to make it a formidable, if pricey, beast. Overall, we’d rate the G53 is an extremely desirable piece of kit, with some minor caveats. It’s expensive, but if you want an all singing and dancing gaming transportable, then that price is justifiable. And naturally, your mates will just ooze envy at the sight of it.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
ASUS G53JW-3DE Core i7 GTX 460M 3D Vision Gaming Notebook Review
Source: PC Perspective English
The sin of the ASUS G53JW-3DE is price. Nvidia 3D Vision requires that a laptop have a unique, low-resolution 120Hz display and special glasses that enable the stereoscopic 3D effects. These options don’t come cheap and as a result the price of the 3DE model rises to a stratospheric $1799 while the entry-level ASUS G53JW-XA1 retails for just $1349.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/26/2011
70% ASUS G53Jw-3DE Reviewed
Source: Laptop Mag English
On its own, the Asus G53Jw-3DE is a powerful 3D gaming notebook: You get a Core i7 processor, Nvidia graphics, 3D display, and Blu-ray for $1,769. Another good choice in this category is the HP Envy 17 3D, which not only has a larger, brighter, and higher-resolution screen, but performs just as well, weighs less, and costs nearly $100 less. Still, Nvidia's 3D Vision supports more games than ATI's technology, which powers the Envy, and you don't have to use special software to start playing. While some may want to wait for Asus to bring 3D to its 17-inch G73J, which has a 1080p display, the 15.6-inch G53Jw-3DE is a solid 3D notebook.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/10/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Model: The technical press characterizes it as a gaming laptop with a high end price.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M:

High-end DirectX 11 graphics card based on the GF106 chip using GDDR5 graphics memory (up to 1.5 GB).

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


740QM:

The Core i7-740QM is a high-end quad-core CPU for laptops (in 2010) with a relative small base clock rate and a high Turbo Boost max frequency of 2.93 GHz (for one core). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow clocked quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 740QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.

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


17.3": 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.


3.6 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


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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

» Asus G73SW-BST6
Core i7 2630QM
» Novatech Stingray
Core i7 2720QM
» Asus G73SW-91182V
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus G73SW-A1
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus G73SW-TZ083V
Core i7 2630QM
» Asus G73JW
Core i7 720QM

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» AVADirect X7200
, 4.2 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» MSI GT680-055AU
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.5 kg
» Asus VX7-SZ083V
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.8 kg
» MSI GT680R-017F
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.5 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-167
Core i7 2630QM, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» Asus G53SW-A1
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.9 kg
» MSI GT680R (i7-2720QM)
Core i7 2720QM, 15.6", 3.5 kg
» Asus G53SW-IX097Z
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.9 kg
» Cyberpower Xplorer X6-9300
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 2.7 kg
» Medion Erazer X6813 (MD97762)
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.216 kg
» Asus G53JW-SX029V
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 4 kg
» Asus VX7-SZ062V
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.772 kg
» Asus G53SW-IX089V
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.8 kg
» AVADirect Clevo P151HM
Core i7 2630QM, 15.6", 3.2 kg
» Asus G53JW-SZ255V
Core i5 480M, 15.6", 3.6 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-01R
Core i7 2630QM, 18.4", 4.7 kg
» MSI GT663-417CS
Core i5 460M, 15.6", 3.5 kg
» Asus G53JW-SX052D
Core i5 460M, 15.6", 3.6 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q898
Core i7 740QM, 18.4", 4.8 kg
» Medion Erazer X6811-MD97654
Core i7 740QM, 15.6", 3.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-02- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)