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Asus N61Vn

Specifications

Asus N61VnNotebook: Asus N61Vn (N61 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
Display: 16.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 72%, features: 85%, display: 67% mobility: 42%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 79%

Reviews for the Asus N61Vn

70% ASUS N61Vn entertainment notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English

ASUS’ N61Vn notebook is designed for entertainment, with a 16in LCD screen, plus it has enough power to chew through 3D rendering tasks with ease. It boasts a multi-touch trackpad, but lacks the appeal of other fashion-conscious notebooks from Sony or Apple. ASUS N61Vn notebook has a multi-touch trackpad, a 720p-capable LCD display and an optical drive capable of reading Blu-ray discs. It won’t last long without the power adapter, but this fashion-conscious entertainment notebook provides serious performance.


Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2009
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

89% Ganz schön mitgenommen
Source: Computerbild - 24/2009 German
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 80% features: 85% display: 91% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 93%
80% Asus N61Vn Notebook. Buen equilibrio entre clase y agresividad.
Source: Hispazone Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/29/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70%
77% Обзор мультимедийного ноутбука ASUS N61Vn
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/29/2009
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 73% display: 43% mobility: 42% emissions: 64%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M: The GeForce GT 240M is the successor of the GT 130M / 9600M and has now 48 instead of 32 shader cores. Therefore, the performance should be noticeable better. Because of the 40nm process, the TDP is still 23 Watt.

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 2 Quad: Mobile version of the desktop Quad Core processor. Due to low clock rates it is not recommended for most applications.


Q9000:

Slow clocked quad core CPU (4 cores) that suffers especially in many games from the low clock speed. Therefore, not suited for games and only for highly multi threaded applications.

» 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


79%: 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.

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

» Asus X64VN-JX125V
Core 2 Duo T6600
» Asus M60J
Core i7 720QM

Devices with the same GPU

» Lenovo IdeaPad Y550p
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 2.7 kg
» Packard Bell EasyNote DT85
Core 2 Duo P8700, 18.4", 4.3 kg
» Acer Aspire 5935G-664G50Mn
Core 2 Duo T6600, 15.6", 3 kg
» Asus N71
Core 2 Quad Q9000, 17.3", 3.9 kg
» Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3660 EF9A
Core 2 Duo T6600, 18.4", 3.44 kg
» Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3560
Core 2 Duo T6600, 15.6", 2.75 kg
» Acer Aspire 7738g
Core 2 Quad Q9000, 17.3", 3.36 kg
» Acer Aspire 5739G
Core 2 Duo P7350, 15.6", 2.7 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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GeForce GT 640M, Core i7 3612QM
» Sony VAIO VPC-F21Z1
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2630QM
» Sony Vaio VPC-F21AFX/BI
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2720QM
» Asus N61JV-JX361V
GeForce GT 325M, Core i3 370M
» Sony Vaio VPC-F215FX/BI
GeForce GT 540M, Core i7 2630QM
» 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
» 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
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-01-12 (Update: 2012-05-26)