Asus N51Vf

Specifications

Notebook: Asus N51Vf
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 70%, display: 80% mobility: 50%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus N51Vf

80% ASUS N51Vf-X1 15.6-inch Thin and Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
The ASUS N51Vf-X1 is a system that many people will probably be interested in because of the bright and colorful 15.6-inch screen. ASUS has switched to using LED backlight that provides a better overall experience than traditional CCFL backlights. Performance and features are pretty much what uses can expect from the $1100 machine. It would have been nice to see ASUS shrink the system a bit so there wasn't as large of a bezel and improve the trackpad buttons that are quite annoying.
80, Leistung 70, Ausstattung 70, Display 80, Mobilität 50
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/12/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% features: 70% display: 80% mobility: 50%

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.


P8400:

Middle class dual core CPU with a TDP of 25 Watt. For high end gamer the performance could be not sufficient (for class 1 graphic cards).

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


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.


3 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits 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, 2009-05-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)