Asus X50R

Specifications

Asus X50RNotebook: Asus X50R (X Series)
Processor: Intel Celeron M 520
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon Xpress 200M 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 88%, performance: 71%, features: 79%, display: 75% mobility: 57%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 73%

Reviews for the Asus X50R

Foreign Reviews

72% Sparbücher bis 750 Euro
Source: Connect - 2/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/10/2008
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 80% mobility: 40%
83% Asus X50R-AG268P
Source: Computerbild - 26/07 German
Single Review, , Short, Date: 12/28/2007
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 90% performance: 85% features: 77% display: 85% mobility: 77% ergonomy: 77% emissions: 89%
Preiswerter Notebook-Einstieg
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 11-12/07 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/10/2007
Rating: price: 80% display: 80% mobility: 60% emissions: 80%
82% Not-Bücher
Source: TV Movie Multimedia - 9/07 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/29/2007
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 80% performance: 40% workmanship: 80%
Schneller Dual-Core-Prozessor und nicht spiegelndes Display
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/14/2007
Rating: price: 100% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 60% mobility: 50% emissions: 50%

Comment

ATI Radeon Xpress 200M: ATI Radeon Xpress 200M is the shared memory integrated graphic card from ATI based on a X300 core. In general it is a bit faster than the Intel GMA 950 graphic core.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


Intel Celeron M: It is a Pentium M with halved level 2 Cache and limited on FSB 400. The characteristic of this processor is the speed, which is hardly slower than an equivalent Pentium M. However it can change the speed not dynamically like the Pentium M and therefore needs without load more current.
It is also available as Low Voltage Version with very small current consumption.


520: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 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. 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.


2.8 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits 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


79%: 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.

Reviews and price comparison on Asus Laptops at Ciao
Price comparison on Asus Laptops at Idealo

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Notebooks with the same GPU

» MSI MS-1013
Turion 64 ML-40, 12.1", 2 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L20-200
Celeron M 370, 15.1", 2.7 kg
» Asus A9RP
Celeron M 440, 15.1", 3.3 kg
» HP Pavilion dv8025EA
Turion 64 ML-32, 17.1", 3.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Pro L20
Pentium M 750, 15.1", 2.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L20
Celeron M 360, 15.1", 2.7 kg
» Lenovo Thinkpad R51e
Celeron M 380, 15.1", 3 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook S2110
Turion 64 MT-37, 13.3", 1.6 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L20-155
Celeron M 360, 15.1", 2.7 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-14)