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Asus UL50VG

Specifications

Asus UL50VGNotebook: Asus UL50VG (UL50 Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce G210M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 79.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 72%, features: 80%, display: 57% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 67%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus UL50VG

70% Asus UL50Vg - 15.6in Laptop Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Naturally, one of the biggest considerations of any CULV laptop is its battery life. Unfortunately the manufacturer’s claims usually need to be taken with hefty pinch of salt, and as ever that proves to be the case here despite the high-capacity eight-cell (5,600mAh, 84Wh) battery. With its UL50Vg, Asus has created an impressive laptop that uses a range of technologies to offer a rare combination of power and portability for a very reasonable price. This makes it even more of a pity that some ill-considered design choices hold it back from a recommendation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/10/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 90% mobility: 80%

Foreign Reviews

79% Test: Asus UL50VG-XX003V (Notebook)
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/03/2009
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 100% performance: 56% features: 100% display: 83% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 64%
90% Asus UL50VG-XX003V
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2009
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 30% ergonomy: 70%
80% Recensione ASUS UL50VG
Source: Techno Zoom Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 70%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce G210M: The GeForce G210M is the successor of the G110M and also possesses 16 shader cores. Because of the 40nm process, the chip is clocked much higher but is still staying in the same power envelope.

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.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


SU7300: Slow clocked dual core processor with a low TDP of 10 Watt.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

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.


2.4 kg:

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.

Asus reviews


79.75%: 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, 2009-11-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)