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Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3560

Specifications

Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3560Notebook: Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3560 (Amilo P Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6600
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.75kg
Price: 777 euro
Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 87%, features: 88%, display: 70% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3560

84% Review Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3560 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Elegant Entertainer. According to Fujitsu, their Amilo Pi 3560 is an attractive "all-rounder". Attractiveness isn't just skin deep, however. The internal components also promise good application and visual performance. The following is our thorough review of the strengths and weaknesses of the Amilo Pi 3560.

Foreign Reviews

84% Test Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3560 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/22/2009
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 87% display: 70% mobility: 78% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 89% emissions: 89%
78% Fujitsu AMILO Pi 3560
Source: Mobility.bg BU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/06/2009
Rating: Total score: 78%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M: The GeForce GT 240M is the successor of the GT 130M / 9600M and has now 48 instead of 32 shader cores. Therefore, the performance should be noticeable better. Because of the 40nm process, the TDP is still 23 Watt.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy 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.


T6600: Entry level Core 2 Duo dual core processor with a small 2MB level 2 cache and without virtualization functions.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 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. However 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.


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


Fujitsu: Fujitsu, founded 1935, is a Japanese company specializing in semiconductors, air conditioners, computers (supercomputers, personal computers, servers), telecommunications, and services, and is headquartered in Tokyo. Fujitsu employs around 160,000 people and has 500 subsidiary companies. The partnership with Siemens AG was established in 1999 in the form of Fujitsu Siemens Computers, one of Europe's largest IT hardware suppliers, and owned 50/50 by Fujitsu and Siemens. 2009, this cooperation was terminated. In future, no laptops will be sold with the brand "Fujitsu-Siemens" but only "Fujitsu".


82%: 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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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-01- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)