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Asus K42Ja-VX032D

Specifications

Asus K42Ja-VX032DNotebook: Asus K42Ja-VX032D
Processor: Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus K42Ja-VX032D

90% Reviewed: The ASUS K42Ja
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The ASUS K42Ja is a great laptop for those who want a laptop with great specs for day to day usage. Thanks to the HD 5730 GPU, gaming is also possible at medium settings with very playable framerates. At and MRP of Rs. 45,999, it’s as a superb option for those in the market for a new multimedia laptop, which can fulfill a variety of roles.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/17/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730: The HD 5730 is a higher clocked HD 5650 (and therefore not based on the desktop HD 5700 series). It does not support GDDR5 and therfore performs like a middle class graphics card with DirectX 11.

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

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


460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


2.2 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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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90%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-02- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)