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Asus N73JQ-TZ087V

Specifications

Asus N73JQ-TZ087VNotebook: Asus N73JQ-TZ087V (N73 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 740QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.8kg
Average Score: 82.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 87%, features: 76%, display: 79% mobility: 61%, workmanship: 94%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the Asus N73JQ-TZ087V

80% Review Asus N73JQ Notebook | Notebookcheck
Audio Expert. We are sending the strong 17.3 incher into the race with a loud drum roll. Balanced midranges and trebles make you forget the taciturn basses. Will the quad CPU add the icing in terms of performance?
ASUS N73: One Step Closer to Perfection
Source: Inside HW English
With such powerful hardware, the 6-cell 4400 mAh battery didn’t look too tough, and we weren’t surprised to see it collapse after less than an hour under considerable load, while a dimmed screen and lower load will provide you with a bit more than an hour and a half, hopefully. The cooling system is very efficient, and although the CPU has been known to reach 93 degrees when encoding video or playing games for an extended period of time, the user simply doesn’t feel this. Excess heat is efficiently exhausted on the sides, keeping the surface relatively cool. The fan is rather quiet, and we’ve been unable to really notice it during work. We believe that this model simply shines with weaker CPUs.
editors' choice
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/14/2011

Foreign Reviews

85% Test Asus N73JQ Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 89% display: 86% mobility: 60% workmanship: 94% ergonomy: 76% emissions: 85%
Asus N73JQ
Source: Pc Tuner Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2010

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M: Successor of the GeForce GT 335M featuring DirectX 11 support and based on the GF108 chip.

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.  


740QM:

The Core i7-740QM is a high-end quad-core CPU for laptops (in 2010) with a relative small base clock rate and a high Turbo Boost max frequency of 2.93 GHz (for one core). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow clocked quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 740QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.

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


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.


3.8 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit 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


82.5%: 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, 2010-11-28 (Update: 2012-05-26)