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Asus N71 Series

Asus N71JAProcessor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000, Intel Core i5 430M, Intel Core i5 520M, Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 3.4kg, 3.5kg, 3.9kg
Price: 900, 950, 1000, 1100 euro
Average Score: 82.43% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 12 reviews)
price: 82%, performance: 84%, features: 50%, display: 62%
mobility: 53%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 77%

 

Asus N71

Specifications

Asus N71Notebook: Asus N71
Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: 1100 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

Test: ASUS N71 - NVIDIAs Optimus im Multimedia-Notebook
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/03/2010
Rating: performance: 80% display: 60% mobility: 40% workmanship: 80%
ASUS N71 - Core i5 und Radeon HD5730 im Test
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/04/2010
Rating: price: 90% performance: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 80%
ASUS N71 - Medial für 850 Euro
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/02/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 80%

 

Asus N71J

Specifications

Asus N71JNotebook: Asus N71J
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.5kg
Price: 950 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 87.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

85% Test Asus N71JV Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2010
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 88% display: 80% mobility: 72% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 73% emissions: 92%
90% ASUS N71J
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 70%

 

Asus N71JV-TY002V

Specifications

Asus N71JV-TY002VNotebook: Asus N71JV-TY002V
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.4kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Asus N71Jv
Source: Digital Versus English
The Asus N71Jv is one of the first laptops to use NVIDIA's Optimus technology; a technology that allows you to move between the 2 graphics solutions. With the N71Jv, Asus is offering an attractive, easy-to-use and relatively high performance machine. We like its good quality audio. Unfortunately the same doesn't go for the battery life and screen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/07/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus N71JV im Test
Source: Magnus.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus N71JV
Source: Hispazone Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/02/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80%
80% Asus N71JV-TY002V
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Asus N71JQ-TY002V

Specifications

Asus N71JQ-TY002VNotebook: Asus N71JQ-TY002V
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.4kg
Price: 1100 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

 

Test: ASUS N71JQ-TY002V
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/21/2010
Rating: performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 80%

 

Asus N71JA

Specifications

Asus N71JANotebook: Asus N71JA
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3.5kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

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%
72% Обзор мультимедийного центра ASUS N71Ja
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/23/2010
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 90% display: 40% mobility: 27% emissions: 56%

 

Comment

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.

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

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.

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.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

» 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.

Intel Core i5:

520M:

The Core i5-520M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.4-2.93 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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.

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.


17.3: Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.4 kg:

This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in this class of weight.

3.9 kg:


82.43%: 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 N71JQ-TY002V
Core i7 720QM
» MSI GE700-004PL
Core i5 430M
» MSI GE700-005
Core i5 430M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» MSI Megabook GE700-052
Core i3 370M, 2.7 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Lenovo Ideapad Y560-0646-2EU
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Asus K42Ja-VX032D
Core i5 460M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Lenovo Ideapad Y560D-ITH
Core i3 350M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y560-M29BFGE
Core i7 740QM, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y560-0646
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y560-06465AU
Core i5 460M, 15.6", 2.8 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y560-M29B2GE
Core i3 350M, 15.6", 2.617 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y560d
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y560-M29B3GE
Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 2.617 kg
» MSI GE600-i3343W7P
Core i3 330M, 16.0", 2.5 kg
» MSI GE600-i5447W7P
Core i5 430M, 16.0", 2.492 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y560-3B
Core i3 330M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» MSI GE700-i5447LW7P
Core i5 430M, 17.0", 3.2 kg
» Asus N61Jq
Core i7 720QM, 16.0", 3 kg
» Asus X64JA-JX088V
Core i5 430M, 16.0", 2.7 kg
» Asus N61JA-JX008V
Core i5 520M, 16.0", 2.9 kg
» Asus N61Ja
Core i5 430M, 16.0", 3 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Asus N751JK-T4147H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Aorus X7 Pro
GeForce GTX 970M SLI, Core i7 4870HQ
» MSI GT72 2QE-207UK
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Asus G751JY-DH71
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 4710HQ
» MSI GT72 2PE-006FR Dominator Pro
GeForce GTX 880M, Core i7 4710HQ
» MSI GT72 2PE-072UK
GeForce GTX 880M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Asus G771JW
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-03- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)