Asus G55 Series

Asus G55VWProcessor: unknown, Intel Core i7 3610QM, Intel Core i7 3720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 3.7kg, 3.8kg, 3.9kg
Price: 1200, 1400, 1579, 1600 euro
Average Score: 89% - very good
Average of 3 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 68%, performance: 85%, features: 92%, display: 95%
mobility: 53%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 90%

 

Asus G55VW-S1073V

Specifications

Asus G55VW-S1073VNotebook: Asus G55VW-S1073V
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 3.8kg
Price: 1579 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section
 G55VW-S1073V (Model)

Average Score: 83.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

73% Asus G55VW-S1073V
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 68% performance: 71% features: 94% display: 96% mobility: 29% ergonomy: 89%
94% ASUS G55VW-S1073V
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/30/2012
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 95% display: 100% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 100% emissions: 90%

 

Asus G55VW-S1024V

Specifications

Asus G55VW-S1024VNotebook: Asus G55VW-S1024V
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 3.7kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

Asus G55VW-S1024V
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/26/2012
Rating: performance: 90% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%

 

Asus G55VW-DS71

Specifications

Asus G55VW-DS71Notebook: Asus G55VW-DS71
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: 1200 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

Ревю на ASUS G55 (с 32 GB RAM)
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: High performance; Super fast video; Great display; USB 3.0 and Mini Display Port / Thunderbolt ports. Negative: Very Heavy; Relatively noisy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2012
뛰어난 비주얼과 혁신적인 냉각 시스템의 조화 - 에이수스 G55VW 게이밍 (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/16/2012

 

Asus G55VW-ES71

Specifications

Asus G55VW-ES71Notebook: Asus G55VW-ES71
Processor: Intel Core i7 3720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3.8kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

Asus G55 VW review – a powerful gaming laptop, in a slightly more compact body
Source: Mikes Quarter English
While not the most powerful gaming laptop out there, the Asus G55VW does pack a solid punch for the money, in a compact body. Built on the new Intel Ivy Bridge and Nvidia Kepler architectures, it provides enough power to run even the latest games at ease, although in some cases you’ll have to trim down a bit the details. But like I said in the beginning, if you want the more portable option, there are compromises you’ll have to live with.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2012

 

Asus G55VW-S1129V

Specifications

Asus G55VW-S1129VNotebook: Asus G55VW-S1129V
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 3.7kg
Price: 1400 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 100% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

100% ASUS ROG G55VW-S1129V
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/09/2012
Rating: Total score: 100%

 

Asus G55VW

Specifications

Asus G55VWNotebook: Asus G55VW
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3.8kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

ASUS G55VW: обзор игрового ноутбука с объемным изображением
Source: F1CD RU→EN
Positive: High performance; excellent expandability; stylish design; screen with a frequency of 120 Hz to show the 3D-image.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/03/2012

 

Comment

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

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M:

High-end graphics solution as part of the 600M series and the slowest enthusiast GTX model.

» 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.  

3610QM:

An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

3720QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1250 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

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15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

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


3.7 kg:

This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in this class of weight.

3.9 kg:


89%: 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.

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

» Asus G55VW-S1129V
Core i7 3610QM
» Asus G55VW-ES71
Core i7 3720QM
» Asus G55VW-DS71
Core i7 3610QM
» Asus G55VW-S1024V
Core i7 3610QM
» Asus G55VW-S1073V
Core i7 3610QM

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Lenovo IdeaPad Y580-59-377745
Core i5 3230M, 2.8 kg
» MSI GE60-i560M247
Core i5 3230M, 2.4 kg
» MSI GE60-0ND-257US
Core i7 3630QM, 2.4 kg
» MSI GE60-I760M287
Core i7 3630QM, 2.4 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y580-20994HU
Core i7 3610QM, 2.8 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y580-59-335956
Core i7 3610QM, 2.8 kg
» Schenker XMG A522
Core i7 3610QM, 2.79 kg
» Gigabyte P2542G
Core i7 3610QM, 2.662 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y580-M772BUK
Core i5 3210M, 2.8 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Gigabyte P2742G-CF1
Core i7 3630QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» Gigabyte P2742G-CF2
Core i7 3630QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» MSI GE70-0ND-293UK
Core i7 3630QM, 17.3", 2.8 kg
» MSI GE70-0ND-055UK
Core i7 3610QM, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Razer Blade 17 inch Late 2012
Core i7 3632QM, 17.3", 3 kg
» MSI GE70H-i789W7H
Core i7 3610QM, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» MSI GE70-033US
Core i7 3610QM, 17.3", 2.7 kg
» Asus G75VW-T1124V
Core i7 3610QM, 17.3", 4.3 kg
» Asus G75VW-AS71
Core i7 3610QM, 17.3", 4.3 kg
» Asus G75VW-DS71
Core i7 3610QM, 17.3", 4.3 kg

Laptops with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» MSI GT60 2PE Dominator Pro
GeForce GTX 880M, Core i7 4800MQ
» MSI GT60-2PE16H11B
GeForce GTX 880M, Core i7 4800MQ
» HP Pavilion Touchsmart 15-N062SF
Radeon HD 8670M, Core i5 4200U
» MSI GT60-2OD-092UK
GeForce GTX 780M, Core i7 4700MQ
» Deviltech Devil 7800
GeForce GTX 780M, Core i7 4700MQ
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-05-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)