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Asus N61Jq

Specifications

Asus N61JqNotebook: Asus N61Jq (N61 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
Display: 16.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 750 euro
Average Score: 81.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 60% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 60%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Asus N61Jq

85% ASUS N61JQ Notebook
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 85%
87% ASUS N61Jq
Source: MuyComputer Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 87%
75% Asus N61JQ
Source: PC World Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Asus N61Jq - mobilny Radeon HD 5730 atakuje
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 60% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 60% emissions: 80%

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.


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.  


720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» 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.


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


81.75%: 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, 2010-04- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)