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Asus A53 Series

Asus A53Z-NS61Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3400M, AMD A-Series A6-3420M, Intel Core i3 2310M, Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6520G, AMD Radeon HD 6650M, Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge), NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Display: 11.60 inch, 15.60 inch
Weight: 2.4kg, 2.6kg, 2.7kg
Price: 500, 600, 700 euro
Average Score: 65.2% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)

 

Asus A53SV-SX041V

Specifications

Asus A53SV-SX041VNotebook: Asus A53SV-SX041V
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 700 euro
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Foreign Reviews

双显卡咖啡色 华硕A53S笔记本全评测
Source: enet.com.cn zh-CN→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/13/2011

 

Asus A53E-XA2

Specifications

Asus A53E-XA2Notebook: Asus A53E-XA2
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
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Average Score: 70% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

70% Asus A53E-XA2
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
In terms of performance and battery-life, the Asus A53E-XA2 is rubbing shoulders with some of the best laptops in the budget category. For day to day use, it's an affordable laptop with strong performance, but it can't quite match the similarly priced Editors' Choice Asus U56E-BBL5, which offers similar performance along with high-end features like USB 3.0, WiDi 2.0, and WiMAX mobile broadband for only $20 more.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Asus A53E-XA1

Specifications

Asus A53E-XA1Notebook: Asus A53E-XA1
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 600 euro
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Average Score: 35% - bad

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

35% Asus A53E-XA1
Source: Techreview Source English Archive.org version
In terms of performance and battery-life, the Asus A53E-XA2 is rubbing shoulders with some of the best laptops in the budget category. For day to day use, it's an affordable laptop with strong performance, but it can't quite match the similarly priced Editors' Choice Asus U56E-BBL5, which offers similar performance along with high-end features like USB 3.0, WiDi 2.0, and WiMAX mobile broadband for only $20 more.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2011
Rating: Total score: 35%

 

Asus A53TA-XN1

Specifications

Asus A53TA-XN1Notebook: Asus A53TA-XN1
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3400M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6650M
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 600 euro
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Average Score: 80.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

70% ASUS A53TA-XN1 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
The $599 ASUS A53T will appeal to the budget notebook shopper looking for graphics oomph. Its attractive design, smooth touchpad, and Altec Lansing speakers are other pluses. While the AMD quad-core processor inside this machine isn't as fast as second-generation Intel CPUs, this notebook makes up for it in graphics prowess, with enough muscle to play demanding titles. For about the same price, consumers can pick up the Gateway NV55S05u, which offers a faster processor and a head-turning silver-and-white design but weaker 3D performance. Overall, though, the ASUS A53T is a good choice for the money.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

91% AMD 라노 플랫폼으로 성능, 가격을 동시에 잡다 - ASUS A53TA-SX120D (성능편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 91%
AMD 라노 플랫폼으로 성능, 가격을 동시에 잡다 - ASUS A53TA-SX120D (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/19/2011

 

Asus A53Z-NS61

Specifications

Asus A53Z-NS61Notebook: Asus A53Z-NS61
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3420M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6520G
Display: 11.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 500 euro
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Average Score: 60% - poor

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

60% ASUS A53Z-NS61 15.6-inch Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English Archive.org version
ASUS offers a very affordable option for those looking at a 15-inch laptop with the A53Z. Based on the AMD Fusion processor, it comes with a quad core processor with improved integrated graphics that make it capable for some casual PC gaming. The downside is that the system is held back by its limited memory and small hard drive.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/10/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

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Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M:

Mid-range graphics card based on the GT 435M chip (GF108) with higher clock rates and DDR3 support.

AMD Radeon HD 6650M: Successor of the Mobility Radeon HD 5650 with more cores, UVD3 processor and Eyefinity+. Due to the same codename, the 6650M should be a HD 6750M with slow DDR3 memory.

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

Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge): Processor graphics card which is integrated in the Sandy Bridge Pentium and Celeron processors. Similar to the desktop HD Graphics 2000 and not related to the old Arrandale processor graphics with the same name.

AMD Radeon HD 6520G:

Integrated processor graphics card (in the A6-Series of Llano APUs) without dedicated graphics memory and only 320 of the 400 shader cores.

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


Intel Core i5:

2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

Intel Core i3:

2310M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.1 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

AMD A-Series:

A6-3400M: Llano quad-core APU clocked at 1.4-2.3 GHz (Turbo Core) featuring an integrated Radeon 6520G (320 cores, 400MHz) graphics card.

A6-3420M: Llano quad-core APU clocked at 1.4-2.3 GHz (Turbo Core) featuring an integrated Radeon 6520G (320 cores, 400MHz) graphics card.

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


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


2.4 kg:

Usually, old laptops with 14-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.7 kg:

In former years, this weight was representative for laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, 17 inch laptops weigh less than that.


65.2%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2011-08-13 (Update: 2012-05-26)