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Asus N61Ja

Specifications

Asus N61JaNotebook: Asus N61Ja (N61 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
Display: 16.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 76.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 82%, features: 70%, display: 45% mobility: 41%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 51%

Reviews for the Asus N61Ja

ASUS N61Ja review
Source: T Break English
The screen is the only letdown in this otherwise decent laptop.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/27/2010
Rating: price: 70% performance: 80% features: 70%
80% ASUS N61Ja notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English
The ASUS N61Ja is a 16in notebook with a fast Core i5-430M CPU and a lot of modern features. With plenty of CPU speed, memory and hard drive space, the ASUS N61Ja is a great desktop replacement notebook. It even features a USB 3.0 port, which means you'll be able to run USB 3.0-based external hard drives at their maximum speed. We just wish the notebook had a backlit keyboard and a better screen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Asus N61JA: Allround-Notebook mit USB 3.0 im Test
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/29/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 50% mobility: 50%
70% Обзор мультимедийного ноутбука ASUS N61Ja
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 86% display: 39% mobility: 32% emissions: 51%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730: The HD 5730 is a higher clocked HD 5650 (and therefore not based on the desktop HD 5700 series). It does not support GDDR5 and therfore performs like a middle class graphics card with DirectX 11.

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.


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":

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.


3 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


76.67%: 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, 2010-03-20 (Update: 2012-05-26)