Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa3530

Specifications

Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa3530Notebook: Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa3530 (Amilo X Series)
Processor: AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-86
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.6kg
Price: 1200 euro
Average Score: 80.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 77%, performance: 72%, features: 75%, display: 54% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 60%

Reviews for the Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa3530

Foreign Reviews

80% Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa 3530 – Schickes Design und moderne Technik
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/16/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 77% features: 94% display: 78% mobility: 68% workmanship: 82%
81% Schick statt klobig
Source: PC Praxis - 1/09 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 70% performance: 80%
80% FSC Amilo Xa3530
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 60%
Multimedia-Alleskönner mit neuer AMD-CPU im Test
Source: e-media - 13/08 German
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/15/2008
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80%

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.


AMD Turion X2 Ultra: The AMD Turion X2 Ultra is part of the Puma platform and a mixture of the old K9 core (form the Turion 64 X2) and some parts of the K10 architecture (memorycontroller, hypertransport, crossbar switch from the Phenom). Because of the increased L2 cache ("Ultra" CPUs) and the improved memory controller, the performance increased a bit. Still a similar clocked Core 2 Duo is noticably faster.


ZM-86: Mixture out of two K8 based cores and K10 uncores (e.g. memory controller). Offers improved power saving functions compared to older Turion CPUs but still not as good and fast as a Core 2 Duo. The ZM-86 is the fastest CPU of the ZM series and a middle class CPU in 2008.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.1": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. 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.


3.6 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in this class of weight.


Fujitsu-Siemens: 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 (FSC), one of Europe's largest IT hardware suppliers, and owned 50/50 by Fujitsu and Siemens. 2009, this cooperation was terminated, FSC ended to exist. In future, no laptops will be sold with the brand "Fujitsu-Siemens" but only "Fujitsu".

Fujitsu-Siemens reviews


80.33%: 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, 2008-07-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)