Asus N51 Series

Asus N51VProcessor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9550
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.95kg
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 67%, features: 50%, display: 51%
mobility: 63%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 85%

 

Asus N51V

Specifications

Asus N51VNotebook: Asus N51V
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9550
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:10, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.95kg
Links: Asus homepage
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Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Test Asus N51V Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 84% display: 71% mobility: 75% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 77% emissions: 85%
90% Asus N51VF-SX084C
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2009
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 50% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%

 

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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.

» 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.

T9550:

The T9550 is a middle class dual-core CPU of the Core 2 Duo line and similar to the P9600 (except for the higher TDP of the T9550 - 35 vs 25 W). The performance of the T9550 should be sufficient for most applications and games of 2009.


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

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


2.95 kg:

This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.

2.95 kg:


85%: 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.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-09-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)