Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus K61IC-JX019V
Frigid Fellow. Asus expands its K-Series to a 16.0 inch display with the K61IC. The Ice-Cool technology is once again on board and provides for comfortable temperatures on the palm rest. But this isn't the only surprise. The maker also amps up the graphic card to a Nvidia GeForce GT 220M. Does this perhaps change the previously lame office notebook into a true racer?
Source: Notebookcheck DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2009
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 82% display: 79% mobility: 69% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 89%
Source: Notebookjournal DE→EN
Review Type Unknown, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 11/09/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 50% display: 40% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M: The GeForce GT 220M is a relabeled GeForce 9600M GT for OEM laptop sellers. It is for example used in the Medion Akoya P6620 where it uses fast GDDR3 memory. The specs and features are identical to the GeForce 9600M GT.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
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.
Entry - middle 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.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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.
79.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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