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Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook S6520

Specifications

Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook S6520Notebook: Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook S6520 (Lifebook S Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8600
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 1600 euro
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 70% mobility: 85%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook S6520

70% Fujitsu LifeBook S6520
Source: PC Mag English
When portability is crucial but you can't afford to sacrifice screen real estate, it may seem to you that finding a laptop equipped to meet your needs will be near impossible. The Fujitsu LifeBook S6520 ($1,869 direct) could be the answer to your prayers. It's rare to find a 14-inch widescreen on an ultraportable, but the Fujitsu LifeBook S6520 pulls it off and still manages to come in at less than 4 pounds.
3.5 von 5, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/14/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80%
Fujitsu LifeBook S6520
Source: Gadget Zone English
Fujtisu manages the near impossible by combining a thin-and-light design with strong performance and camel-like battery life – highly recommended for road warriors.

+ Excellent performance, superb battery life, large screen

- Not so good for gaming, limited horizontal viewing angles


Leistung gut, Mobilität sehr gut, Display mäßig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2008
Rating: performance: 80% display: 60% mobility: 90%
80% Fujitsu LifeBook S6520
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Fujitsu LifeBook S6520 is available in three customizable configurations starting at $1,479, $1,749, and $1,869. That’s a few-hundred dollars more than similarly equipped 14.1-inch models that aren’t as small and light as the S6520, such as the Lenovo ThinkPad T400. But for road warriors who want a constant companion with the comfort of the larger screen, the S6520 is money well spent.
4 von 5, Mobilität gut, Display gut
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/19/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable 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.


P8600:

Fast but still not overpriced dual core CPU. For most games and multimedia applications sufficient and due to the 25W TDP even for smaller notebooks useable.

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


14.1":

This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

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


1.8 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


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


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core i3 350M
Gigabyte M1405
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SU9300
Viewsonic VNB141
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SU7300
Panasonic Toughbook CF-F8
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SP9300
MSI X400-225UK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Solo SU3500
MSI X400-038UK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Solo SU3500
Dell Studio 1745-3691MBU
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SU7300
Acer TravelMate 8471-944G32Mn
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SU9400
Acer Aspire 4810TZ-414G32MN
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core SU4100
MSI X400
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Solo SU3500
Acer Aspire 4810T
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Solo SU3500
Acer Aspire 4810T
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SU9400
Toshiba Tecra R10-10S
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SP9300
Toshiba Tecra R10-112
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SP9300
Panasonic Toughbook CF-F8
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo SP9300

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Gateway ID49C14u
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core i3 380M, 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite M640-ST2N02
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core i5 460M, 2.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite M500-S403
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core i3 330M, 2.4 kg
HP Pavilion dv4-2153cl
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core i3 330M, 2.4 kg
Acer Aspire 4736Z
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Pentium Dual Core T4200, 2.5 kg
Lenovo Lenovo G450
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6600, 2.4 kg
HP Pavilion dv4-1555dx
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6600, 2.4 kg
HP Pavilion dv4-1540us
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6600, 2.4 kg
HP Pavilion dv4-1465DX
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500, 2.5 kg
HP Pavilion dv4-1430us
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500, 2.4 kg
Sony Vaio VGN-CS215J/W
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T9600, 2.6 kg
Toshiba Tecra M10-10I
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T9400, 2.4 kg
Toshiba Tecra M10-10H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo P8400, 2.4 kg
Asus B80A
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T5800, 2.5 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-10- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)