Asus G73JH-TY042V

Specifications

Asus G73JH-TY042VNotebook: Asus G73JH-TY042V (G73 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.85kg
Price: 1400 euro
Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 83%, features: 65%, display: 69% mobility: 67%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the Asus G73JH-TY042V

82% Review Asus G73JH (ATI HD 5870) Gaming Notebook | Notebookcheck
The hyper-gamer? Asus is making a completely fresh start with the G73; a new design, matt surfaces, an improved cooling system and a DirectX 11 capable graphics card (the HD 5870) all go to make up this 17.3-inch gaming hot-shot. We put the €1,400 machine to the test in our review.

Foreign Reviews

80% Test: ASUS G73JH-TY042V
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/10/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80%
90% ASUS G73JH-TY042V
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 30% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870:

High-end DirectX 11 graphics card based on a desktop HD5770. Models with GDDR5 are ideal but there may be a bottleneck due to the 128 Bit memory bus.

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.


520M:

The Core i5-520M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.4-2.93 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» 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.


3.85 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


84%: 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, 2010-04-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)