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Asus M51SN

Specifications

Asus M51SNNotebook: Asus M51SN (M51 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T8300
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS 512 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.91kg
Price: 1299 euro
Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 6 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 92%, features: 74%, display: 75% mobility: 57%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 65%

Reviews for the Asus M51SN

84% Review Asus M51SN Mutimedia Notebook | Notebookcheck
Multimedia all-rounder. A lot has changed on the notebook market since the appearance of the new graphics card series by nVIDIA. Various producers already started to sell models with the new Penryn processors and the new graphics chips. One of these notebooks is the Asus M51SN with Core 2 Duo T8300 processor and a Geforce 9500M GS graphics card.
95% 15,4-Zoll-Notebook
Source: Com! - 8/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 95% price: 90% mobility: 50%
95% 15,4-Zoll-Notebook
Source: Com! - 8/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 95% price: 90% mobility: 50%
Asus M51 SN
Source: AON.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/04/2008
Rating: features: 80% mobility: 40% ergonomy: 100%
ASUS M51SN-AS029C
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
User Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/05/2008
Rating: price: 100% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60% emissions: 40%
Asus M51SN-AS029C
Source: WCM - 5/08 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 05/01/2008
Rating: performance: 95% mobility: 40% workmanship: 80%
Aktuell und vielseitig
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 5-6/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/18/2008
Rating: price: 80% performance: 90% emissions: 40%
80% Asus M51SN-AS029C
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80%
Verspielt unterwegs
Source: SFT - 4/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/26/2008
Rating: mobility: 80%
84% Test Asus M51SN Mutimedia Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/25/2008
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 95% display: 85% mobility: 68% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 82%
Asus M51S
Source: PC Action - 5/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/19/2008
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80%
90% ASUS M51SN-AS029C
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2008
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 90% features: 50% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS: Middle class GPU that ist about 10% faster than a similar clocked GeForce 8600M GT graphics adapter. Therefore, the card does not deliver enough performance for very high details with DirectX 10 effects of demanding games like Crysis.

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 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T8300: The Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 was at the time of announcement a fast dual-core CPU for laptops with 3 MB level 2 cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4":

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.


2.91 kg:

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.

Asus reviews


88%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-03-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)