Novatech B17


Novatech B17Notebook: Novatech B17
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 TK-42
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon Xpress X1270
Display: 17.0 inch, 16:9, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 500 euro
Sold in: UK
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Novatech B17

60% Novatech B17 review
Source: Techradar English
The B17 is its entry-level media centre, but while its large screen suits basic home entertainment use, it lacks the power of similarly-priced laptops.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/29/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%


ATI Radeon Xpress X1270: Built in RS690T chipset and is based on an X700 graphics core (with less pipelines). It features no dedicated graphics memory but Vista Aero support.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

TK-42: Entry level dual-core processor with a relative slow performance.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

2.9 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

Novatech: This British Computershop also sells laptops with its own brand. The marketshare is very low and there don't exist many laptop reviews for Novatech laptops.

60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-05- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)