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Asus UL50VS

Specifications

Asus UL50VSNotebook: Asus UL50VS (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: 1000 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 75%, features: - %, display: 40% mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Asus UL50VS

60% Asus UL50vs notebook
Source: V3.co.uk English
A decent 15.6in screen notebook with CPU overclocking, but grainy display and high price tag could put off some buyers. The UL50vs is a decent 15.6in screen notebook with slight CPU overclocking capabilities, a nice aesthetic finish, and good graphical display capabilities that the majority of people will find acceptable. However, there are flaws, such as the keyboard being off centre and the resolution of the screen not being anywhere near its potential.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Asus UL50vs notebook
Source: Channel Web English
A decent 15.6in screen notebook with CPU overclocking, but grainy display and high price tag could put off some buyers. The UL50vs is a decent 15.6in screen notebook with slight CPU overclocking capabilities, a nice aesthetic finish, and good graphical display capabilities that the majority of people will find acceptable. However, there are flaws, such as the keyboard being off centre and the resolution of the screen not being anywhere near its potential.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Review: Asus UL50vs notebook
Source: Computing English
A decent 15.6in screen notebook with CPU overclocking, but grainy display and high price tag could put off some buyers. The UL50vs is a decent 15.6in screen notebook with slight CPU overclocking capabilities, a nice aesthetic finish, and good graphical display capabilities that the majority of people will find acceptable. However, there are flaws, such as the keyboard being off centre and the resolution of the screen not being anywhere near its potential.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

Asus UL50Vs. CULV en estado de gracia.
Source: Hispazone Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/27/2009
Rating: performance: 90% mobility: 80%
Asus UL50VS – tenký laptop s hliníkovou kapotou
Source: CDR-Hard CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/18/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 60% display: 40% mobility: 80% emissions: 80%

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 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.


2.4 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.


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


60%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU

» Asus UL30VT-A1
Core 2 Duo SU7300, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Medion Akoya P7611/MD97288
Pentium Dual Core T4400, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite M500-PSMKCA
Core 2 Duo T6600, 14.0", 2.4 kg
» Acer Aspire 7736G-663G25Mn
Core 2 Duo T6600, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» Toshiba Satellite A500-19X
Core 2 Duo T6600, 16.0", 2.8 kg
» Asus UL80VT-WX007X
Core 2 Duo SU7300, 14.0", 2 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-CW15FGW
Core 2 Duo T6600, 14.0", 2.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite U500-178
Core 2 Duo P8700, 13.3", 2 kg
» Asus UL80Vt-A1
Core 2 Duo SU7300, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Asus UL80Vt
Core 2 Duo SU7300, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Medion P7612 / MD97860
Core 2 Duo T6500, 17.3", 3.4 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-01-30 (Update: 2012-05-26)