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Asus K73 Series

Asus K73TA-TY024Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3400M, AMD E-Series E-350, Intel Core i5 2410M, Intel Core i5 2520M, Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6470M, AMD Radeon HD 6650M, Intel HD Graphics 3000, NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 3.1kg, 3.2kg, 3.3kg, 3.385kg, 3.6kg
Price: 600, 700, 799, 900 euro
Average Score: 79.67% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 10 reviews)
: - %, performance: 85%, features: 78%, display: 71%
mobility: 79%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 91%

 

Asus K73E

Specifications

Asus K73ENotebook: Asus K73E
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.2kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section
 K73E (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Asus K73E - multimedialny kolos o mocnym procesorze
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Asus K73SV-TY032V

Specifications

Asus K73SV-TY032VNotebook: Asus K73SV-TY032V
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.385kg
Price: 799 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Review Asus K73SV-TY032V Notebook | Notebookcheck
Cool behemoth. The K73 is an affordable media all-rounder that is even suitable for a bit of showing off with its polished aluminum and handy feel. Find out what the expensive N series' little brother pull out of its hat. Gaming graphics and two HDDs are a good start.
80% Test Asus K73SV-TY032V Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 86% display: 67% mobility: 74% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 77% emissions: 92%
92% Turbomodus für unterwegs
Source: PC Praxis - 6/11 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 92%
ASUS K73SV
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
positive: price, performance, battery runtime, temperature, noise; negative: no USB 3.0, no blu-ray, low contrast of display
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/29/2011
Dell Inspiron 17R und ASUS K73SV
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
good workmanship and battery runtime
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2011

 

Asus K73SV

Specifications

Asus K73SVNotebook: Asus K73SV
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.6kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

Ноутбук ASUS K73Sv — и снова Sandy Bridge
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
good performance and battery runtime, bad ergonomy
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/19/2011
Asus K73SV
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
An English verdict is available at Itsvet
high performance and battery runtime
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/08/2011

 

Asus K73BY-TY003V

Specifications

Asus K73BY-TY003VNotebook: Asus K73BY-TY003V
Processor: AMD E-Series E-350
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6470M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.3kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

86% Test: ASUS K73BY-TY003V
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/06/2011
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 82% features: 89% display: 80% mobility: 89% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 88%

 

Asus K73E-XA1

Specifications

Asus K73E-XA1Notebook: Asus K73E-XA1
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.2kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

60% ASUS K73E-XA1 17.3-inch Desktop Replacement Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
With a price tag of $800, the ASUS K73E-XA1 does have a good overall price for those looking for lots of storage space and support for Blu-ray media. The system also has a very comfortable albeit somewhat small keyboard. The problem is that the integrated graphics and poor viewing angles on the display make it less suitable for anything that is very graphic oriented.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Asus K73TA-TY024

Specifications

Asus K73TA-TY024Notebook: Asus K73TA-TY024
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3400M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6650M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.1kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

Asus K73TA
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
high performance, long battery runtime
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/02/2011

 

Comment

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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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

AMD Radeon HD 6470M: Entry to middle class graphics card based on the Seymore XT codename featuring the UVD3 video processor.

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

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M:

Mid-range graphics card based on the GT 435M chip (GF108) with higher clock rates and DDR3 support.

AMD Radeon HD 6650M: Successor of the Mobility Radeon HD 5650 with more cores, UVD3 processor and Eyefinity+. Due to the same codename, the 6650M should be a HD 6750M with slow DDR3 memory.

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


Intel Core i5:

2520M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 

2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 

AMD E-Series:

E-350: Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).

AMD A-Series:

A6-3400M: Llano quad-core APU clocked at 1.4-2.3 GHz (Turbo Core) featuring an integrated Radeon 6520G (320 cores, 400MHz) graphics card.


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


3.1 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

3.6 kg:


79.67%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Packard Bell EasyNote LS44-HR-070FR
Radeon HD 6650M, Core i5 2410M

Devices with the same GPU

Asus A53TA-XN1
Radeon HD 6650M, A-Series A6-3400M, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Asus K53TA-SX078V
Radeon HD 6650M, A-Series A6-3400M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Asus N53DA
Radeon HD 6650M, Phenom II X4 P960, 15.6", 2.7 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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GeForce 920M, Core i3 5010U, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Asus UX501J-DS71T
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 4720HQ, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus N550JX-CN066H
GeForce GTX 950M, Core i7 4720HQ, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus GL552JX-CN154H
GeForce GTX 950M, Core i7 4720HQ, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Asus K501LX-NB52
GeForce GTX 950M, Core i5 5200U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus G751JL-T7028
GeForce GTX 965M, Core i7 4720HQ, 17.3", 4.3 kg
Asus F555LN-XO010D
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4510U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus G551JW-CN080H
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 4720HQ, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus K555LN-DM091D
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4510U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus GL552JX-DM120
GeForce GTX 950M, Core i7 4720HQ, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Asus GL552JX-CN029D
GeForce GTX 950M, Core i5 4200H, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Asus UX501JW-DS71T
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 4720HQ, 15.6", 2.29 kg
Asus NX500JK-DR017H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4712HQ, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Asus X550JK-XO031D
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4710HQ, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus X555LN-XO022D
GeForce 840M, Core i3 4030U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus X751MD
GeForce 820M, Pentium N3530, 17.3", 2.8 kg
Asus N751JK-T4144H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4710HQ, 17.3", 3.4 kg
Asus N551JK-CN166H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i5 4200H, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus ASUSPRO BU401LG
GeForce GT 730M, Core i7 4500U, 14.0", 1.7 kg
Asus G551JK
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4710HQ, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus X550LN-XX030H
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4510U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus N551JM-XO023D
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i5 4200H, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus NX500JK-DR018H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4712HQ, 15.6", 2.256 kg
Asus N751JK-T4147H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4710HQ, 17.3", 3.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-10 (Update: 2012-05-26)