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Asus PL80J

Specifications

Asus PL80JNotebook: Asus PL80J (PL80 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 520UM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 1600 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus PL80J

70% ASUS PL80J notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English

All up, the PL80J is a light, nice-looking notebook with good build quality and plenty of features. Security features, such as the fingerprint reader, make it a decent choice for business users in addition to home users. We're not fans of the Optimus technology in this notebook though: we don't think the NVIDIA graphics adapter provides enough of a performance boost compared to the integrated Intel graphics.


Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


520UM:

The Core i5-520UM is a power efficient ultra low voltage processor for laptops. Using Turbo Boost it can be clocked with up to 1.86 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 166-500 MHz) and a DDR3-800 memory controller are also included in the package. Compared to the Core i7-620UM, the 520UM offers less Level 3 Cache and a slower Turbo Boost clock rate.

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


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. 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.


2.1 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for 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.

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70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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GeForce 310M, Core i3 380M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Samsung R730-JT06
GeForce 310M, Core i3 370M, 17.3", 2.84 kg
Samsung SF510-S55
GeForce 310M, Core i5 460M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Z560-M37AQGE
GeForce 310M, Core i5 430M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-10-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)