SpecificationsNotebook: Asus S46CA-XH51 ( S46 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Price: 800 euro
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus S46CA-XH51
Source: PC Mag
There's plenty to like about the Asus S46CA-XH51, including its handsome design, built-in optical drive, and reasonable price. Alas, however, its so-so performance dilutes its potency as a sure-fire portable solution for small businesses. That's why the Lenovo X1 Carbon's higher price tag and status as our Editors' Choice for business ultrabooks both remain justified. If design and affordability outweigh performance on your list, though, it's worth looking into.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: IT Reviews
The Asus S46CA-XH51 is a handsomely designed Windows 7-equipped ultrabook that features a built-in DVD burner, USB 3.0 connectivity, and a full-size HDMI port, but its performance is so-so.Although it's a sleekly designed ultrabook that features a built-in DVD burner, USB 3.0 connectivity, and a full-size HDMI port, the Asus S46CA-XH51's so-so performance ultimately dilutes its potency as portable solution for small businesses.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.
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.
65%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.