SpecificationsNotebook: Asus G53SX-SZ019V (G53 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 1600 euro
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus G53SX-SZ019V
Source: PC Advisor
The Asus G53SX will please a very specific group of people, and disappoint others. Gamers looking for power in an inexpensive package may overlook the bulkiness and the poor audio quality (which headphones can quickly remedy). But the G53SX's ponderous weight and its inability to perform basic multimedia tasks, such as streaming a Netflix video, make it a poor fit for some other potential buyers.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/15/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Digital Versus
Straight out the Republic of Gamers series (RoG for those in the know), here we have the Asus G53SX. It's a gamer-oriented laptop, with impressive performance in a compact 15.6-inch design. In spite of lacking a Full HD panel and a Blu-ray player, the G53SX does what it says on the tin. This 15.6-inch is a powerful laptop that will satisfy the gamers amongst you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Cowcotland FR→EN
Positive: performance, price, design, workmanship; negative: screen resolution, weight, keyboard stiffness
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/30/2011
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M:
The successor of the GeForce GTX 460M based on the new GF116 chip. The performance is about 13% better than the 460M but with similar power requirements due to hardware optimizations.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
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.
2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 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.
80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.