Notebookcheck

Asus X72SA

Specifications

Asus X72SANotebook: Asus X72SA (X Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9300
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 70%, features: 50%, display: 30% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Asus X72SA

90% ASUS X72SA-7S017C HD3650
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2008
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 90%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650: The Hd 3650 is a middle class graphics card (in 2008) and compareable to an 8600M GT GPU from Nvidia. It is fabricated in 55nm process and due to Avivo video engine the graphic card can support the processor with several video operations (HD video too).

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.


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.


T9300:

The T9300 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and similar to the T9400 but with a lower FSB.

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


17.1":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


3.9 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


90%: 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.

Asus M70SA
Mobility Radeon HD 3650

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

Acer Extensa 7630G
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Core 2 Duo T6570
Lenovo IdeaPad Y730
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Core 2 Extreme X9100
Dell Studio 1735
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Core 2 Duo T8300
Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa3530
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Turion X2 Ultra ZM-86
Dell Studio 17
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Core 2 Duo T8300

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Packard Bell EasyNote SL81
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80, 3.1 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Acer Aspire 8530G
Mobility Radeon HD 3650, Turion X2 RM-72, 18.4", 4.1 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Asus ROG Strix GL702VT-GC023T
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 2.7 kg
Asus G752VS-XB72K
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 6820HK, 17.3", 4.3 kg
Asus G752VS-XB78K
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 6820HK, 17.3", 4.51 kg
Asus GL552VX-CN117T
GeForce GTX 950M, Core i5 6300HQ, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Asus Strix GL502VY-DS71
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.577 kg
Asus Strix GL502VT-DS74
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.491 kg
Asus N552VW-FY083T
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Asus Zenbook Pro UX501VW-FJ098T
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Asus Zenbook Pro UX501VW-FJ044T
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus G501VW-BSI7N25
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Asus GL752VW-T4255D
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 3 kg
Asus G752VY-GC304T
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 4.4 kg
Asus G552VW-CN287D
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.55 kg
Asus G551VW
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus N552VW-FI043T
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6600U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Asus GX700VO-GC009T
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 6820HK, 17.3", 3.6 kg
Asus FZ50VW-NS51
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i5 6300HQ, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Asus GL752VW-DH71
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 2.8 kg
Asus ZenBook Pro UX501JW-FI204H
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 4720HQ, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Asus G752VY-RH71
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 4.504 kg
Asus G752VY-GC263T
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 4.3 kg
Preisvergleich

 

Price comparison

Reviews on Asus Laptops at Ciao
Asus Laptops at Idealo

Asus X72SA
Asus X72SA
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Asus > Asus X72SA
Stefan Hinum, 2008-05-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)