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Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3660 EF9A

Specifications

Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3660 EF9ANotebook: Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3660 EF9A
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6600
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M 1024 MB
Display: 18.4 inch, 16:9, 1680x945 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.44kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 89%, features: 84%, display: 72% mobility: 68%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3660 EF9A

82% Review Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3660 EF9A Notebook | Notebookcheck
Elegant Entertainer in Desktop Replacement Size. The Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3660 lines itself in among the desktop replacement devices with a size of 18.4 inches. At the same time, Fujitsu positions it as an entertainer for the consumer end market. The large-size laptop tries to address them with an attractive design. But it doesn't only look elegant. Above this, its interiors promise a good application and graphic performance. In the following, we'll take a detailed look at the Amilo 3560's strengths and weaknesses.

Foreign Reviews

82% Test Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3660 EF9A Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 87% display: 62% mobility: 68% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 91%
88% Ganz schön mitgenommen
Source: Computerbild - 24/2009 German
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 90% performance: 93% features: 80% display: 91% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 94%

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.


18.4": 18 inch display size is a rare and very big size for desktop-replacement laptops. Laptops with 18 inch displays did not exist before 2008. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.44 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit 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".


84%: 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, 2010-02- 5 (Update: 2012-05-26)