SpecificationsNotebook: Asus S56CM-XX079H (S56 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 699 euro
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus S56CM-XX079H
Mainstream ultrabook. Asus now wants to conquer the wide ultrabook consumer market with its new S56CM beside its premium Zenbook range. A strong graphics unit, an elegant aluminum finish and a low price might lure some potential buyers. Read in the following review whether the S56CM lives up to its promise.
Source: Notebookinfo DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/10/2012
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 90%
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/18/2012
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% mobility: 60% ergonomy: 80%
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Positive: Attractive design; compact size; optical drive; excellent performance. Negative: Somewhat less autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/21/2012
NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M:
Essentially a renamed GeForce GT 555M available in two or more variants with 96 or 144 shaders and 128 bit / 192 bit DDR3 or GDDR5 memory.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these 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.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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.
78.33%: 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.