Polywell PolyNote 714AH

Specifications

Polywell PolyNote 714AHNotebook: Polywell PolyNote 714AH
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
Display: 17.0 inch, 16:9, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.1kg
Price: 800 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Average Score: 40% - bad
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Polywell PolyNote 714AH

40% Polywell PolyNote 714AH 17-inch Desktop Replacement Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
While Polywell makes some very strong high performance laptop systems, their value oriented laptops such as the PolyNote 714AH fall short of being real values. The systems have solid construction and some peripheral ports that many companies are dropping but they short change consumers on features such as RAM, hard drive space and graphics. For $1000, there are much better options for consumers looking for a 17-inch laptop.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 40%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570: Lower middle-class GPU that features a low shader count and a 64 Bit memory bus but a high clock speed. Similar to the desktop Radeon 4550. Supports Avivo HD and DirectX 10.1.

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.


520M:

The Core i5-520M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.4-2.93 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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


17.0": 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.


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


Polywell: US-American computer manufacturer without considerable international relevance regarding laptops.


40%: This average evaluation is exceptionally bad. There exist hardly any laptops, which are rated so negative.


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