SpecificationsNotebook: Asus K73SV-TY032V (K73 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 799 euro
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus K73SV-TY032V
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.
Source: Notebookcheck 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%
Source: PC Praxis - 6/11
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 92%
Source: HardwareLuxx 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
Source: Tom's Hardware DE→EN
good workmanship and battery runtime
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2011
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M:
Mid-range graphics card based on the GT 435M chip (GF108) with higher clock rates and DDR3 support.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
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).
» 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.
84%: 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.
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