Asus Lamborghini VX5

Specifications

Asus Lamborghini VX5Notebook: Asus Lamborghini VX5 (Lamborghini VX Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
Display: 16.1 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.5kg
Price: 2500 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 60%

Reviews for the Asus Lamborghini VX5

80% ASUS Lamborghini VX5 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Like its Italian namesake, the ASUS Lamborghini VX5 needs little introduction. Over the past few years, we've reviewed a suite of these ultra-deluxe notebooks, with each new model impressing on the performance front, but bombing out when it comes to affordability. The Asus Lamborghini VX5 notebook is a marked improvement over its predecessor, sporting better specifications at a more affordable price. At the same time, it remains a prohibitively expensive status symbol for elitists. If you want a notebook that will turn heads, it's pretty hard to beat.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% ASUS Lamborghini VX5 notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Like its Italian namesake, the ASUS Lamborghini VX5 needs little introduction. The Asus Lamborghini VX5 notebook is a marked improvement over its predecessor, sporting better specifications at a more affordable price. At the same time, it remains a prohibitively expensive status symbol for elitists. If you want a notebook that will turn heads, it's pretty hard to beat.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus Lamborghini VX5 16in notebook
Source: Reg Hardware English
It’s hard to see who Asus’s supercar laptop tie-ups are aimed at. If you have the money to buy a Ferrari, a Porsche or, in this case, a Lamborghini, will you really be going for a £1,700 portable to remind you what’s in the garage. If you drive a lowered Golf with blue neons underneath, wouldn’t you want a VW laptop? We guess the Asus VX5 is all about aspiration. A high performance, Blu-ray, HD-capable laptop with the extra panache of the Lamborghini tie-in.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus Lamborghini VX5 review
Source: Techradar English
Asus' quad core monster is for the privileged only. The Lamborghini VX range represents the top of Asus' laptop line and the VX5 (£1999 inc. VAT) is the latest model. With a 16-inch screen, it's large enough to use as a multimedia centre and desktop replacement, yet still offers portability. With its high price, the Lamborghini VX5 is for those seeking a designer laptop, but that doesn't mean it's a bad product. With terrific performance and a standout design, it makes a highly impressive desktop replacement.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Luksusowy laptop dla fanów motoryzacji
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 60%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M: The GeForce GT 130M is a higher clocked GeForce 9650M GT with a slightly lower TDP (level of the 9600M GT). The performance differs according to the used type of memory (DDR3 up to 1066 MHz and DDR up to 600 MHz). PhysX is only supported in an SLI configuration.

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.


Intel Core 2 Quad: Mobile version of the desktop Quad Core processor. Due to low clock rates it is not recommended for most applications.


Q9000:

Slow clocked quad core CPU (4 cores) that suffers especially in many games from the low clock speed. Therefore, not suited for games and only for highly multi threaded applications.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


3.5 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in 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.

Asus reviews


80%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-08-20 (Update: 2012-05-26)