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Asus S56CM-XX079H

Specifications

Asus S56CM-XX079HNotebook: 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
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 699 euro
Average Score: 78.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 80%, features: 66%, display: 78% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the Asus S56CM-XX079H

80% Review Asus S56CM Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
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.

Foreign Reviews

85% Viel Multimedia, wenig Ultrabook
Source: Notebookinfo German 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%
70% Đánh giá ultrabook Asus S56CM
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%
Asus S56CM
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

Comment

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.

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


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.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


2.3 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.

Asus reviews


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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-11- 2 (Update: 2012-11- 2)