Asus W2PC

Specifications

Asus W2PCNotebook: Asus W2PC
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7400
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X1700 256 MB
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1680x1050 pixels
Weight: 3.6kg
Average Score: 72.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 83%, features: 85%, display: 56% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Asus W2PC

67% Asus W2Pc
Source: PC Pro English
HD DVD and Blu-ray systems have been making sporadic appearances in PC Pro for a few months now. We've seen two machines from Sony with Blu-ray drives - the VAIO VGN-AR11S notebook and the VAIO VGX-XL202 media centre - as well as the laptop debut of HD DVD in the Toshiba Qosmio G30. The Asus W2Pc has a chassis that we've seen before, but a number of specification changes, including the important addition of an HD DVD drive, make this an interesting revision. HD fanatics will love the large, bright TFT, but its cutting-edge technology comes at a high price.
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4 von 6, Preis/Leistung mäßig, Display sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/05/2007
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 60% display: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Asus W2PC
Source: c't German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/20/2007
Rating: performance: 80% features: 90% display: 30% mobility: 50% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 80%
Flaches 17-Zoll-Notebook unter 3.4 Kilogramm
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/13/2007
Rating: price: 40% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80%
78% Asus W2PC-7M016C
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/12/2007
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 90% features: 80% display: 60%
Notebooks im Test
Source: PC Games Hardware German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/20/2007
Rating: price: 80% display: 50%
Asus W2Pc
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/05/2007
performance: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon X1700: Successor of the X1600 and because of strained silicium process it can achieve a higher performance with the same current consumption (more shaders). The Avivo video engine helps decoding (HD) videos.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these 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.


T7400: Former mid range to high end mobile processor based on the Merom core. Compareable to a later produced and more  power efficient C2D P7450.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.1": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.6 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in 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


72.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

Notebooks from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Asus W2Pb
Core 2 Duo T7200

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Asus G2
Core 2 Duo T7200, 4.4 kg
» Asus G2P
Core 2 Duo T7200, 4.4 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Asus F3SE
Core 2 Duo T7300, 15.4", 3 kg
» Asus V1JP
Core 2 Duo T7200, 15.4", 2.6 kg
» Asus Z53J
Core 2 Duo T7200, 15.4", 2.9 kg
» Samsung X60 Pro
Core 2 Duo T7400, 15.4", 2.5 kg
» Samsung X60 plus
Core 2 Duo T7200, 15.4", 2.6 kg
» Asus A8JP
Core 2 Duo T7200, 14.1", 2.5 kg
» Asus F3JP
Core 2 Duo T5600, 15.4", 3 kg

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Mobility Radeon HD 5470, Core i3 350M
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» Asus F7SE
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» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa3530
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Turion X2 Ultra ZM-86
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)