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Asus A8JR

Specifications

Asus A8JR
Asus A8JR
Graphics adapter
Display
14.10 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel 945PM
Storage
: 0GB, 0rpm
Additional features
HDD: 0GB, 0rpm, ,
Weight
2.5 kg ( = 88.19 oz / 5.51 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
0 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 65%, performance: 65%, features: 82%, display: 72% mobility: 72%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 73%

Reviews for the Asus A8JR

80% Asus A8JR-4P021C
Source: PC World English Archive.org version
A dim screen is the only significant drawback on this otherwise solidly performing and reasonably priced laptop. The $1099 (as of 5/9/07) A8JR-4P021C has the makings of a quality notebook for worker bees limited by their company's tight budget. It lasted exactly 2 hours in our battery tests, well below average for a small laptop but enough to tide you over for short periods of unplugged work.
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(von 100): 80, Leistung 61, Ausstattung 82, Preis/Leistung günstig, Display mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/10/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 61% features: 82% display: 50%
80% The Asus A8JR is a solid, reasonably-priced notebook with some very stiff competition.
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
With its 14.1-inch screen and 5.3-pound weight, the Asus A8Jr-4P021C is better suited to frequent travel. It's an adequate performer, though it needs more features (or a lower price) to help it stand out from stronger mainstream entries from Dell and Gateway. The rounded silver-and-black chassis won't elicit stares, but it's attractive. The full-sized keyboard is comfortable, as is the large, smooth touchpad. The pad's integrated mouse buttons are a bit stiff, and with just a thin line differentiating the button area from the touchpad area, it's easy to press the corner of the touchpad when you mean to hit a mouse button.
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gut, Preis/Leistung mangelhaft, Leistung mangelhaft, Display gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/13/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 50% performance: 50% display: 80%

Foreign Reviews

82% Test Asus A8JR Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/08/2007
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 84% display: 86% mobility: 72% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 73%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon X2300: Renamed X1350 graphics chip and, therefore, only DirectX 9 capable.

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.


T5500:

Slow clocked dual core processor based on the Merom-2M core without virtualization functions.

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


14.10":

14 inch display size represents a middle ground between the small subnotebook formats and the screens of the standard 15 inch laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, provides good resolutions with usable detail sizes, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact. 

In the past, 14-inch devices were very rare, but now they are the standard for laptops after the 15-inchers. 

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


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.

Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.

Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.

Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.


80.67%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.


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

 

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