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Asus K52JC

Specifications

Asus K52JCNotebook: Asus K52JC (K52 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 70%, features: 70%, display: - % mobility: 60%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus K52JC

60% Asus K52JC Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
As a debut for Optimus the Asus K52JC is an inauspicious start. A better keyboard would do much to improve this machine, but it lacks any inspiring features and it doesn't offer great value for money. None of this is the fault of Optimus of course, but it's a shame the K52JC doesn't showcase its potential better.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/02/2010
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 70% features: 70% mobility: 60%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» 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.


2.7 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.

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60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-08- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)