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Asus M70VM

Specifications

Asus M70VMNotebook: Asus M70VM (M70 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1920x1200 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 4.4kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 92.5% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 100%, performance: 84%, features: 93%, display: 88% mobility: 66%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 97%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus M70VM

Asus M70VM-7T031C
Source: PC Pro English
Manufacturers are pushing the boundaries of design more than ever before at the moment, as Asus and countless others shrink laptops to unprecedented sizes and prices in the mini-laptop wars. However, it seems that the bulk Asus removes from one end of its range is ending up in the other, specifically in laptops like the 4kg-plus M70V. A monster of a Centrino 2 laptop: fast, surprisingly long-lasting and very well-equipped for the price
Leistung gut, Ausstattung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/01/2008
Rating: performance: 80% features: 90%

Foreign Reviews

92% Test: Asus M70VM-7U047C (Notebook)
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/27/2008
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 100% performance: 87% features: 96% display: 95% mobility: 92% ergonomy: 97%
93% Next-Generation-Notebooks
Source: PC Games Hardware - 11/08 German
Comparison, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 10/16/2008
Rating: Total score: 93% display: 80% mobility: 40%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS: Slower clocked 9600M GT and therefore a bit slower and cooler. In conjunction with an 9100M the 9600M GS is able to use HybridPower to save current.

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.


T9400:

The T9400 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and basically a Core 2 Duo P9500 with a higher TDP of 35 Watt.

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


17.1":

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.


4.4 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


92.5%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

HP Pavilion dv7-1025nr
GeForce 9600M GS, Core 2 Duo P7350, 3.6 kg

Devices with the same GPU

HP TouchSmart IQ830
GeForce 9600M GS, Core 2 Duo P7450, 25.5", 16 kg
Medion P8610
GeForce 9600M GS, Core 2 Duo T5800, 18.4", 3.8 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-08- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)