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Asus N51V

Specifications

Asus N51V
Asus N51V (N51 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR2-800 (2x2GB)
Display
15.6 inch 16:10, 1366x768 pixel, LG Philips LP156WH2-TLA1, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel PM45
Storage
Hitachi Travelstar 5K500 HTS545050KTA300, 500 GB 
, 5400 rpm
Soundcard
Realtek ALC663 @ Intel 82801IB ICH9 - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 Express Card 54mm, 3 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Card Reader: Cardreader, 2.0MPix Webcam, Fingerprint, Turbo Memory
Networking
Realtek RTL8168C/8111C Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5350 WiMAX (a/b/g/n)
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST BDDVDRW CT10N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 43 x 369 x 276 ( = 1.69 x 14.53 x 10.87 in)
Battery
53 Wh Lithium-Ion, 11.1V 4800mAh
Weight
2.95 kg ( = 104.06 oz / 6.5 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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%

Reviews for the Asus N51V

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%

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 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.

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


15.6":

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.


2.95 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


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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Stefan Hinum, 2009-08-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)