Asus X53KA

Specifications

Asus X53KANotebook: Asus X53KA (X53 Series)
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 512 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 60%, features: 55%, display: 50% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 50%

Reviews for the Asus X53KA

Foreign Reviews

90% Asus X53SA T7700
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/14/2007
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 80% features: 30% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
80% ASUS X53KA-AP021C - ATI-Radeon Back on Stage
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 40% features: 80% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 50%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600: This is a DirectX 10 graphic card from ATI and direct competitor to the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS graphic card for laptops and performs in games much better than the Nvidia card.

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.


AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.


TL-64:

In 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 2.0 GHz Core Duo CPU with 1MB Level 2 Cache (Celeron Dual Core e.g.).

» 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.


3 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


85%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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

» Gateway M-6864 FX
Core 2 Duo T5750
» Gateway M-152XL
Core 2 Duo T8300
» Asus X52SA
Core 2 Duo T9300
» Toshiba Satellite Pro A200
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Asus F3SA
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Toshiba Satellite A210-16Y
Turion 64 X2 TL-58
» MSI Megabook GX610
Athlon 64 X2 TK-53
» HP Compaq 8510p
Core 2 Duo T7300
» Toshiba Satellite A210-14S
Turion 64 X2 TL-56

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Asus A7k
Turion 64 X2 TL-58, 17.1", 4.1 kg
» Toshiba Satellite A210-1BD
Turion 64 X2 TL-58, 16.5", 2.7 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook N6470
Core 2 Duo T8300, 17.1", 4.6 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y710
Core 2 Duo T9300, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook N6460
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 4.5 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P205D-S7479
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Asus G2K
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 17.0", 4.02 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P200-1EE
Core 2 Duo T5250, 17.1", 3.3 kg
» Asus W2W
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 3.4 kg
» Acer Aspire 7720G
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Pro P200
Core 2 Duo T7300, 17.1", 3.3 kg

Laptops with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Medion E6239T
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3510
» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch 2011-02 (MC721LL/A)
Radeon HD 6490M, Core i7 2635QM
» Apple Macbook Pro 15 inch 2011-02
Radeon HD 6750M, Core i7 2720QM
» LG Haier R450
Mirage 3 671MX, Pentium Dual Core T4400
» Gigabyte Q1580M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500
» ZAReason Verix
GeForce GTS 250M, Core i7 620M
» HP Pavilion dv5t
GeForce 8600M GT, Core 2 Duo T9400
» MSI GX640-098US
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 430M
» HP Compaq 6730b
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T9600

 

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)