Asus K50IJ-RX05

Specifications

Asus K50IJ-RX05Notebook: Asus K50IJ-RX05 (K50IJ Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T4200
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: 80% mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus K50IJ-RX05

80% Asus K50IJ-RX05
Source: CNet English
When you learn not to expect much from entry-level products, there is a better chance you'll be surprised by what you find. For example, when we first looked over the Asus K50IJ-RX05, we saw a fairly basic laptop powered by an older Intel dual-core processor. As long as you won't need more than what it already has, the budget-friendly Asus K50IJ-RX05 is money well spent.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% features: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Recenze: Notebook ASUS K50IJ SX002C s plnohodnotnou klávesnicí a LED podsvícením displeje se hodí pro práci i zábavu
Source: GSM4U CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/28/2009
Rating: price: 90% features: 80% display: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M: The graphics core of the Intel GL40 and GS40 chipset features a slower clocked GMA 4500MHD (400 versus 533 MHz). Because of the slower core speed, full Blu-Ray Logo support is not given and the gaming performance is a bit worse.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.


T4200:

Entry class dual core CPU with 1 MB level 2 cache and no virtualization technology. Compared to the Core 2 Duo line, some power saving mechanism are deactivated. 

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.


2.6 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for 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


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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-08-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)