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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
Price: euro
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

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":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)