SpecificationsNotebook: Asus K72JK-TY001V (K72 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 350M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus K72JK-TY001V
Bread and Butter. Asus' mainstream models are labeled K-series. They are supposed to satisfy the average computer needs. Barely any connections, little performance and an average display? Read if we can recommend the 17 incher at hand.
Source: Notebookinfo DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 90%
Source: Notebookjournal DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 40% display: 40% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
Source: Notebookcheck DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 84% display: 82% mobility: 75% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 87%
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145: The 5145 is a renamed Mobility Radeon HD 4570 with slightly higher clock rates. Therefore it has no DirectX 11 support and a performance between the 4570 and 5470.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
The Core i3-350M is technically a Core i5-430M without the Turbo Boost overlocking feature. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.26 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). 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.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
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.
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.
81%: 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.