Asus N61JV-JX007V

Specifications

Asus N61JV-JX007VNotebook: Asus N61JV-JX007V (N61 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M 1024 MB
Display: 16.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.699kg
Price: 850 euro
Average Score: 84.73% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: 81%, performance: 82%, features: 76%, display: 67% mobility: 64%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 86%

Reviews for the Asus N61JV-JX007V

82% Review Asus N61JV-JX007V Notebook | Notebookcheck
Impaired Optimus. Nvidia's newest switchable technology amongst graphic cards stands for best runtimes in powerful mainstream notebooks. The following review explains why the 16 incher doesn't live up to the credo.
ASUS N61Jv Optimus Core i5 16-in Notebook Review
Source: PC Perspective English
My overall experience with the ASUS N61Jv was extremely positive thanks to the performance the Core i5 processor and NVIDIA GT325M GPU offer, the large screen and keyboard/touch pad combination.  For a 16-in notebook coming in over 6 lbs, which definitely puts it closer to the desktop replacement category than the thin and light, getting 2 hours and 23 minutes in our very strenuous battery testing was actually pretty solid making leaving without your power cord at least an option.  The added goodies like USB 3.0 support definitely add the value of a notebook that sells for $899 which should make it a great option for a summer or fall college-bound consumer or anyone else on the lookout for this combination.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/26/2010
Rating: performance: 80% display: 80%
83% Asus' N61Jv is an impressively priced 16in laptop
Source: PC Authority English
Overall this is an impressive piece of kit. It delivers the kind of battery life we would expect from a six cell offering at this price point, but its form factor means that it is more likely to be used near a power point than on a train. It also has by far the best implementation of dual graphics technology to date on a laptop. Add in the robust performance, the great build quality and a forward-looking feature set, and you have a very impressive piece of midrange hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 83% features: 83%
90% Asus N61Jv
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The Asus N61 series of laptops is the first to feature Nvidia’s Optimus technology, a technology that takes hybrid graphics, in laptops, to another level altogether. If you really need these features, then, at Rs. 50,490 (excluding taxes), this laptop is an excellent pick. However, if you want a laptop for general office work, light entertainment and not for GPU-intensive tasks, then there are other laptops that cost much less and don’t have these many features.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/30/2010
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Asus N61J (N61JV) Optimus Ready Notebook
Source: Techtree.com English
The Asus N61J will be priced at Rs.50,490 excluding taxes and will come with a one-year warranty. This is a very good pricing for this latest technology. The thing is Asus is the first Notebook vendor that will be bringing Optimus to the end user and they already have a line up of notebooks (UL50Vf, N61Jv, N71Jv, N82Jv, and U30Jc) ready to go. Right now there isn't any competition from other manufacturers, but you expect others to follow suit soon.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Asus N61JV-JX007V: Optimus ohne Laufzeit
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/07/2010
performance: 70%
87% Starke Leistung
Source: Stiftung Warentest - 8/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 07/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 96% display: 83% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 84% emissions: 88%
91% Core-Knaben
Source: Computerbild - 14/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 07/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 80% performance: 96% features: 85% display: 91% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 92%
82% Test Asus N61JV-JX007V Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 88% display: 72% mobility: 77% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 74% emissions: 90%
Test: ASUS N61JV-JX007V
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/21/2010
Rating: performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 80%
90% Kraftmeier ohne Ausdauer: Notebooks mit Core i-CPU
Source: PC Praxis - 6/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80%
90% Asus N61JV-JX007
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/30/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
87% Optimus, das Optimum?
Source: PC Games Hardware - 5/10 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 87%
70% ASUS N61Jv
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/26/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 69% display: 41% mobility: 32% emissions: 77%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M: Slower clocked GeForce GT 330M middle class card and similar to the GT 230M.

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.


430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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


16.0": 16 inch display-variants exist since 2008 and partially got the market share of 15 inch notebooks. 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.


2.699 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for 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


84.73%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Asus N61JV-JX361V
Core i3 370M

Devices with the same GPU

» MSI FX600-211PL
Core i5 460M, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Asus N73JN-TY035V
Core i5 520M, 17.3", 2.7 kg
» MSI FX600-007UK
Core i3 330M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» MSI FX600-i3343W7P
Core i3 330M, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» MSI FX600-062FR
Core i5 450M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
» MSI FX600-i5447W7P
Core i5 450M, 15.6", 2.487 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Dell XPS 15-L521X
GeForce GT 640M, Core i7 3612QM
» Toshiba Satellite A660-1EG
GeForce GT 330M, Core i3 370M
» Sony Vaio VPC-F21Z1E/BI
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2630QM
» Toshiba Satellite A660-166
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 450M
» Toshiba Satellite A665-S6058
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 450M
» Toshiba Satellite A665-S6088
GeForce 310M, Core i5 460M
» Toshiba Satellite A660-10X
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 720QM
» Toshiba Satellite A660-12Q
GeForce GT 330M, Core i3 330M
» Toshiba Satellite A665-S6086
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M
» Toshiba Satellite A660-17T
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M
» MSI GE603
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 460M
» Toshiba Satellite A665-S6085
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M
» Toshiba Satellite A660-18N
GeForce 310M, Core i7 740QM
» Toshiba Satellite A660D-ST2G01
Mobility Radeon HD 5650, Phenom II X4 P920
» Toshiba Satellite A660-156
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 430M
» Toshiba Satellite A665-S6070
GeForce 310M, Core i7 720QM
» Toshiba Satellite A660-151
GeForce GT 330M, Core i3 330M
» Toshiba Satellite A665D-S6051
Radeon HD 4225, Phenom II X4 P920
» Toshiba Satellite A660-15T
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 720QM
» Toshiba A505D-S6987
Radeon HD 4200, Turion II Ultra M600
» Toshiba Satellite A660-134
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 430M
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-04-14 (Update: 2012-07-18)