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Asus G71 Series

Asus G71GXProcessor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400, Intel Core 2 Duo T9550
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT, NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
Display: 17.0 inch, 17.1 inch
Weight: 3.9kg, 4kg, 4.17kg
Price: 1300, 1500, 1600 euro
Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 16 scores (from 22 reviews)
price: 71%, performance: 76%, features: 79%, display: 69%
mobility: 57%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 76%

 

Asus G71V

Specifications

Asus G71VNotebook: Asus G71V
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT
Display: 17.0 inch, 16:10, 1920x1200 pixels
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section
 G71 (Series)
 G71V (Model)

Average Score: 80.44% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 15 reviews)

 

80% Asus G71V review
Source: PC Advisor English
Resplendent in red lacquer trim with blue lighting details, the Asus G71V is a smart looking machine boasting a powerful 2.53GHz Core 2 Extreme processor, Blu-ray Disc drive and nVidia GeForce 9700M graphics card. The Asus G71V is a relatively well-rounded entertainment laptop, capable of showing Blu-ray films at full high-definition quality, as well as playing modern 3D games. It has vast amounts of storage, and good raw performance thanks to four 2.53GHz processor cores.
80, Preis 60, Ausstattung 80, Verarbeitung 80
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/17/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
ASUS G71V
Source: Inside HW English
When you place yourself and this notebook in any comfortable position you prefer, you will notice that Vista simply “flies” and applications react almost instantly at your commands. Unfortunately gaming performances aren’t on same level as rest of this notebook. Simply put, native resolution is too much for nVIDIA 9700GT graphics card and this will result in usage of middle of low settings in most contemporary games. If you don’t mind playing games with settings not set at “High” (or “Highest”) than this can be model for you. If you want to play games on “High” and enjoy in best gaming experience on notebook then you must wait a little bit more for some of models that will have slightly slower CPU and better graphics card.

Leistung zufriedenstellend
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/28/2009
performance: 70%
80% ASUS G71G-X1 17-inch Gaming Desktop Replacement Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
The ASUS G71G-X1 is the gaming version of their new G71 series desktop replacements. This means the system lacks features such as the Blu-ray drive found on the A versions but instead features a more powerful GeForce 9800M mobile graphics. Even though it is performance oriented with the high speed Core 2 Duo, ASUS decided to use DDR2 memory to cut down on costs but it also holds back the system in memory intensice applications. Overall, a good system for computer gaming but might not be as good for general purpose computing.
4 von 5, Leistung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/07/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90%
80% Asus G71 review
Source: Techradar English
Good job we found the Asus G71 online at a price substantially cheaper than the SRP of two grand. Despite its size, it does look quite lovely too – although the red case flashes and strobing LED trim clashes with the relatively restrained keyboard and touchpad.
4 von 5, Display exzellent, Leistung schlecht
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 40% display: 95%
ASUS G71V Gaming Laptop
Source: IT Reviewed English

Forget Alienware and its overhyped, overpriced machines - there’s a new kid on the block. Okay, so ASUS isn’t exactly a new company, but the Taiwan-based manufacturer best known for its über-quality peripherals (motherboards, graphics cards, and the like) now wants to dominate the high-end gaming space. Substance, style & performance, the G71V will revolutionise your mobile gaming experience.
Verarbeitung ausgezeichnet, Display sehr gut, Leistung zufriedenstellend
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/03/2008
Rating: performance: 70% display: 90% workmanship: 95%
81% Asus G71GX
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2009
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 91% display: 70% mobility: 55% workmanship: 79% ergonomy: 83% emissions: 74%
95% Das richtige Notizbuch
Source: PC Games Hardware - 8/09 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 95% price: 70%
Asus G71V
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2009
Rating: price: 60% performance: 80% features: 90% display: 85%
Asus G71V 7T037G
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/20/2009
Rating: price: 80% performance: 70% features: 100% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 80%
Die schnellsten Notebooks
Source: T-Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/06/2009
performance: 70%
56% Asus G71V
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/13/2009
Rating: Total score: 56% performance: 87% features: 71% mobility: 29% ergonomy: 32%
82% ASUS G71V – Gamer-Notebook im Future-Design
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/27/2008
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 85% features: 95% display: 84% mobility: 58% workmanship: 85%
80% ASUS G71V-7S033C
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 100% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
90% ASUS G71V-7T044C
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2008
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 50% display: 50% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 80%
ASUS G71 z GeForce 9800M GS. Notebook dla graczy
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/25/2009
Rating: performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 50% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 100%

 

Asus G71G

Specifications

Asus G71GNotebook: Asus G71G
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1920x1200 pixels
Weight: 4kg
Price: 1300 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section
 G71 (Series)

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

70% ASUS G71G-Q1
Source: PC Mag English
The ultimate gaming laptop needs something more than the fastest processors and the most blistering 3D graphics cards, and ASUS is well aware of this. The ASUS G71G-Q1 ($2,000 street) is close to the bleeding edge, packing features like an Intel quad-core processor, a Blu-ray reader, and cavernous hard drives. It's almost the total package, but it falls short on the one thing that matters most to gamers: graphics. Although the Nvidia GeForce 9800M GS card it comes with is considered a very good gaming card, there are systems that deliver higher frame rates for about the same price. The ASUS G71G-Q1 makes a perfect media center or desktop replacement laptop, but if frame rates are paramount for you, there are systems that carry better graphics cards.
70, Leistung 60
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/23/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 60%

 

Asus G71GX

Specifications

Asus G71GXNotebook: Asus G71GX
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9550
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M 1024 MB
Display: 17.0 inch, , 1440x900 pixels
Weight: 4.17kg
Price: 1500 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section
 G71 (Series)

Average Score: 72.2% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

77% Review Asus G71GX Gaming-Notebook | Notebookcheck
A Dream for Gamers? With the G71GX, Asus has a 17 inch notebook in its range, which is aimed especially at gamers with its strong components such as the Core 2 Duo T9550 and the Geforce GTX 260M. However, it should also attract entertainment fans with its Blu-Ray drive at the same time. Read in this review if this difficult straddle can be achieved.
70% Asus G71Gx review
Source: Techradar English
A good balance of price and power, but not the ultimate gaming machine. We've seen several gaming laptops from Asus in the past year and the company hopes its G71GX will be its most complete machine to date. Overall, the G71GX is an impressive laptop at a good price. It's not the ultimate gaming machine, but the custom chassis places it above the Novatech and Cyberpower when it comes to design. It can't match the style and quality of the Alienware, however.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/11/2009
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Asus G71Gx notebook
Source: Pocket Lint English
Does this quad-core laptop laptop impress? The G71Gx can’t match some of the more expensive gaming laptops when it comes to sheer power, but it does strike a good compromise between price and performance. The quad-core processor sets it apart from many of its rivals when it comes to multi-tasking and, aside from battery life, it’s a good all-round package.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/12/2009
Rating: Total score: 70%
67% Asus G71Gx
Source: PC Pro English
Gaming on a budget remains the domain of the desktop PC, but if you're lucky enough to have a healthy bank balance, high-end laptops are increasingly getting in on the act. With a quad-core processor and one of Nvidia’s latest graphics chipsets under the hood, the Asus G71Gx certainly looks up to the challenge. As it is, while the G71Gx’s specification promises much, there’s just no way around the fact it doesn’t quite deliver where it should. Mobile quad-core processors might sound like an attractive prospect on paper but, at this early stage, a dual-core CPU and capable graphics chipset – such as in the G60Vx – remains a far more cost-efficient solution.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/11/2009
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 50% performance: 67%
74% Asus G71GX-RX05
Source: CNet English
Do you want a little more flash with your computing experience, but you're on a budget? The Asus G71GX-RX05 serves up some great components for less than $1,150 as well as a couple extras like instant processor overclocking and a whole lot of blue lights beaming from its body. The Asus G71GX-RX05 is a solid gaming-oriented desktop replacement, but with a few shortcomings that could make or break a purchasing decision.
Features 80
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/07/2009
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 70%
ASUS G71GX - NVIDIAs GTX 260 M durchleuchtet
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2009
Rating: price: 80% performance: 90% display: 40% mobility: 40% workmanship: 80%
80% ASUS G71GX
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 40% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%

 

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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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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT: Successor of the 8700M GT and technically a higher clocked 9600M GT. Improved video engine for decoding HD videos (PureVideo HD - VP2), HybridPower, CUDA, and PhysX support.

NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS: As the 9800M GTS, the 9800M GS is based on the G94 core but features a lower clock speed. It is manufactured in 55 nm and therefore has a lower max current consumption (60W). The integrated PureVideo HD engine is able to decode HD videos.

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

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M:

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M is essentially a higher clocked GeForce 9800M GTX based on the G92b core built under a 55nm manufacturing process. Because of the architectural difference, the 260M is less powerful (and quite dissimilar) to the similarly named desktop GeForce GTX 260.

» 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.

T9400:

The T9400 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and basically a Core 2 Duo P9500 with a higher TDP of 35 Watt.

T9550:

The T9550 is a middle class dual-core CPU of the Core 2 Duo line and similar to the P9600 (except for the higher TDP of the T9550 - 35 vs 25 W). The performance of the T9550 should be sufficient for most applications and games of 2009.


17.0: 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.

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.


3.9 kg:

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

4.17 kg:


77%: 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.

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Asus G51JX-IX044V
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» Asus G51J-IX097V
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 3.5 kg
» Malibal Lotus
Core i7 920XM, 15.4", 3.4 kg
» Gateway P-7908u
Core 2 Duo P8700, 17", 4.2 kg
» Asus G51J-3D
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 3.4 kg
» Asus G51J-1B
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 3.4 kg
» Asus G72GX-TY013V
Core 2 Duo P8700, 17.3", 4 kg
» Asus G51J-A1
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 3.3 kg
» Asus G51J
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 3.3 kg
» Asus G60J
Core i7 720QM, 16.0", 3.42 kg
» Asus G72GX
Core 2 Quad Q9000, 17.3", 4.05 kg
» Alienware M15x
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 4.34 kg
» Asus G51VX
Core 2 Quad Q9000, 15.6", 3.3 kg
» Ibuypower Battalion 101 M865TU
Core 2 Duo P8700, 15.0", 3.2 kg
» Asus G60VX
Core 2 Duo T9400, 16.0", 3.44 kg
» Pioneer Dreambook M86
Core 2 Duo T9600, 15.4", 3.2 kg
» Sager NP8662
Core 2 Duo P8600, 15.4", 3.3 kg

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Quadro FX 2800M, Core i7 820QM
» Acer eMachines G420-401G12Mi
GeForce 9100M G, Mobile Sempron SI-40
» Asus X72JR-TY019V
Mobility Radeon HD 5470, Core i5 430M
» Lenovo ThinkPad W701ds
Quadro FX 3800M, Core i7 920XM
» Packard Bell iPower GX-Q-030
GeForce 9800M GT, Core 2 Quad Q9000
» Sager NP5797
GeForce GTX 280M, Core 2 Extreme QX9300
» Zoostorm 83-5300
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6400
» Belinea c.book 1700
GeForce 8600M GS, Pentium Dual Core T4200
» Ibuypower Battalion 101 M571TU
GeForce GTX 280M, Core 2 Duo T9600
» Toshiba Qosmio X300-148
GeForce 9700M GTS, Core 2 Duo T9550
» Kobalt Computers Mojave
GeForce GTX 280M, Core 2 Duo P8400
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-04- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)