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Asus UX51VZ-CN036H

Specifications

Asus UX51VZ-CN036HNotebook: Asus UX51VZ-CN036H (UX Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 3612QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 2000 euro
Average Score: 91.67% - very good
Average of 3 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 93%, features: 67%, display: 83% mobility: 72%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Asus UX51VZ-CN036H

ASUS Zenbook UX51VZ
Source: AnandTech English
I really like the UX51VZ, but there have been a few flies in the ointment. One is that WiFi connectivity is intermittent—there’s a workaround that involves disabling Bluetooth support, but while I can live with that it’s not ideal for many people. Pricing is a second concern, and even at the now-reduced pricing I still feel the UX51VZ is priced a couple hundred dollars too high for most.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/30/2013
Asus Zenbook UX51VZ
Source: Gadgetmix English
Asus Zenbook UX51Z will boot from cold to Desktop in less than 30 seconds. Asus have provided a measly 12-month guarantee free of charge; a warranty upgrade is recommended on a near-$2000 notebook – you should be able to get one at the store. Otherwise the Zenbook UX51VZ is an eminently capable machine.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2013
ASUS Zenbook Prime review (UX51Vz): a blazing 15-inch Ultrabook with a lofty price
Source: Engadget English
Is the UX51Vz a worthwhile purchase? Could be: it packs high-performing internals into a sleek package and offers a comfortable keyboard, to boot. But few though the cons may be, they could be reason enough to justify passing this system up. The machine verges on cost-prohibitive, especially considering the battery life isn't great and there's no touchscreen for interacting with Windows 8.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2012
95% ASUS Zenbook UX51Vz Review
Source: Digital Trends English
There are few competitors that can match this laptop. Overall, it’s among the best laptops we’ve tested. Only the MacBook Pro 15-inch with Retina might stand toe-to-toe. Noise is the only flaw worth mentioning. This laptop is louder than many mainstream laptops and the fan never shuts off entirely.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2012
Rating: Total score: 95%

Foreign Reviews

87% Asus Zenbook UX51VZ im Test
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/21/2013
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 94% features: 84% display: 88% mobility: 82% ergonomy: 91%
93% Hochwertiges Multimedia-Notebook
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/17/2013
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 100% emissions: 85%
Zen-Meister – Flaches 15-Zoll-Notebook mit leistungsstarker CPU und dedizierter Grafik
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/28/2012
Rating: performance: 90% features: 50% display: 70% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 30%
ASUS UX51VZ - IPS-Display trifft SSD-RAID
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Positive: familiar and chic design; very good workmanship
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/10/2013

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M: A mid-range GPU and the fastest GeForce GT as part of the 600M series

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


3612QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.1 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.1 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller. The speciality of the i7-3612QM is the low TDP of 35 Watt compared to 45 Watt of the other Ivy Bridge quad core CPUs (e.g. 3610QM).» 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.


2.1 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.


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


91.67%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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GeForce GT 650M
Asus UX51VZ
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-12- 3 (Update: 2012-12- 3)