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Asus N53SN-SZ162V

Specifications

Asus N53SN-SZ162VNotebook: Asus N53SN-SZ162V (N53SN Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 82.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus N53SN-SZ162V

Foreign Reviews

80% Asus N53SN-SZ162V
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/18/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Asus N53SN-SZ162V : Sandy Bridge montre ses muscles
Source: Erenumerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/13/2011
Rating: Total score: 85%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M:

Performance-level graphics card for laptops based on the old 400M series but with support for DDR3 at 900MHz.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » 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


82.5%: 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, 2011-06- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)