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Asus U46 Series

Asus U46SV-DH51Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M, Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Display: 14.0 inch, 14.1 inch
Weight: 2.1kg, 2.326kg
Price: 750, 900 euro
Average Score: 78.58% - good
Average of 12 scores (from 14 reviews)
: - %, performance: 81%, features: 60%, display: 66%
mobility: 86%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 83%

 

Asus U46SV-WX036V

Specifications

Asus U46SV-WX036VNotebook: Asus U46SV-WX036V
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M 1024 MB
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.326kg
Price: 750 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 78.67% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 9 reviews)

 

81% Review Asus U46SV-WX036V Notebook | Notebookcheck
Silver Arrow. Buyers looking for a compact, reasonably priced, yet attractive multimedia notebook will find the U46SV to their liking. Asus combines a 14 inch case with balanced middle-class hardware. So the question is: do the powerful battery and the graphics switching technology deliver a long battery life?
80% Asus U46 laptop review
Source: IT Reviews English
The Asus U46 certainly delivers on battery life and design style, and the specifications are good. We were a little disappointed by the screen though, and if you fancy this notebook it would be worth taking a look yourself before taking the plunge.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/10/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Asus U46 SV review
Source: Techradar English
While the Asus U46SV is powerful and its impressive battery life makes up in some part for the bulky build, we'd recommend holding off for the upcoming Asus Zenbook instead.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% ASUS U46S Notebook Review
Source: T Break English
Overall, the U46S is a laptop that might appear to be ordinary because of it’s size and weight but that couldn’t be further from the truth. It performs better than many other laptops, has a battery life that will last you almost twice as long as some of the other laptops and is easy on the eyes and sturdy in construction. Priced at AED 2,999, it is also easy on your wallet.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
81% Test Asus U46SV-WX036V Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2011
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 86% display: 66% mobility: 86% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 84% emissions: 79%
91% ASUS U46SV-WX036V
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 90%
Asus U46SV-WX036V
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2011
Rating: performance: 60% features: 50% display: 40% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%
ASUS U46Sv - na dlouhé cesty s výkonem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: battery runtime, performance, cooling; negative: weight, only one speaker
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/01/2011
配GT540独显 超薄华硕U46SV笔记本评测
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2011
80% Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E520
Source: HwT DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/18/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Asus U46SV-WX044X

Specifications

Asus U46SV-WX044XNotebook: Asus U46SV-WX044X
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Asus U46SV-WX044X review
Source: PC Advisor English
If it's a portable, low-cost entertainment-focused laptop you're looking for then the Asus U46SV will be right up your street. You'll have to make a few compromises on the specifications but at £699 it's hard to argue against. It'll also double up as a capable work tool and if you have to spend long periods of time away from a wall socket then the 10-hour battery life will impress.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Asus U46SV-DH51

Specifications

Asus U46SV-DH51Notebook: Asus U46SV-DH51
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 77.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Asus U46SV
Source: PC World English
As hard as Asus tries to muck up a good hardware package with a bloated software installation, the U46SV remains an impressive combination of performance, ergonomics, and long battery life. Remove the preinstalled applications you don't want, and you're good to go.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% ASUS U46SV-DH51 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The ASUS U46SV certainly has the features and power to justify its price tag. For about $100 more than the integrated graphics version of this notebook, you get an Nvidia GPU that lets you play some of today's hottest games, plus long battery life and a good-looking chassis. You'll also be able to hear games, movies, and music loud and clear, thanks to the Sonic Focus-powered speakers. What prevents us from giving this laptop a higher rating is the sometime erratic touchpad and the noisy and stiff mouse buttons. The Zenbook UX31 Ultrabook fell a little short for similar reasons. ASUS really needs to concentrate more on usability, because it makes the difference between a very good and great system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/08/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Asus U46SV review
Source: CNet English
If you're after a slim and light laptop for some work on the go but don't quite want to stretch your wallet for the Asus Zenbook UX31, then the Asus U46SV may be a suitable alternative. The Asus U46SV may be at the heavier end of portable, but it's slim enough to slide into a bag and will be right at home in your office space.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/29/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus U46SV-DH51
Source: Techreview Source English
The Asus U46SV-DH51 is another one of those ultrabook laptops that are coming out these days and it's very similar to the Asus Zenbook that we reviewed a little while ago. This model has a lightweight aluminum design and a very bright, good quality display. It also has strong performance for its category, which is important because it's rapidly becoming very competitive.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/07/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

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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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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M:

Mid-range graphics card based on the GT 435M chip (GF108) with higher clock rates and DDR3 support.

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


Intel Core i5:

2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

2430M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.4 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.7-3 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).


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.

14.1: 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.

2.326 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


78.58%: 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, 2011-09-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)