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Asus A8SC

Specifications

Asus A8SC
Asus A8SC
Graphics adapter
Display
14.1 inch 16:10, 1440x900 pixel, WXGA+
Mainboard
Intel 945PM
Storage
,  GB 
, : 0GB, 0rpm
Additional features
HDD: 0GB, 0rpm, ,
Weight
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 70%, features: 70%, display: 50% mobility: 30%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Asus A8SC

66% Im Test: Sechs Santa-Rosa-Notebooks
Source: Com! - 10/07 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/24/2007
Rating: Total score: 66% price: 70% performance: 50%
90% Performantes Office-Book
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2007
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% features: 70% display: 50% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G: The 8400M G is a pared-down 8400M GS with only half as much Stream Processors and a smaller memory bus. Therefore, the performance is much lower and only as fast as the old 7400 card. Only MPEG-2 acceleration. 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.
T7100: Entry level to mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core.» 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.
2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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).


78%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Reviews and price comparison on Asus Laptops at Ciao
Price comparison on Asus Laptops at Idealo

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GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7500

Devices with the same GPU

LG E500-S APCBG
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7250, 15.4", 2.7 kg
Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pa2548
GeForce 8400M G, Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 15.4", 2.9 kg
Benq Joybook R56
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7100, 15.4", 2.9 kg
Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook E8410
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7500, 15.4", 2.7 kg
Asus F3SC
GeForce 8400M G, Core 2 Duo T7100, 15.4", 2.8 kg

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GeForce 920M, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus Vivobook S15 S510UQ-BR180T
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
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GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
Asus Zenbook U5100UQ
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GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.25 kg
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 N580VD
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus K541UJ-GQ481T
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Asus VivoBook S15 S510UA
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 1.62 kg
Asus Pro P5430UF
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Asus X550VQ-0021B
GeForce 940MX, Core i5 6300HQ, 15.6", 2.45 kg
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GeForce GTX 950M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Asus K541UJ-GQ127T
GeForce 920M, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus K541UV-XO451T
GeForce 920MX, Core i5 6198DU, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus FX553VD-DM249T
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.378 kg
Asus UX410UQ-GV034T
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.2 kg
Asus K541UJ-GQ110T
GeForce 920M, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus X550IU-BX001D
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop), Bristol Ridge FX-9830P, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Asus R558UQ-DM539D
GeForce 940MX, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Asus Zenbook U510UX-DM117T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus K541UV-XX279T
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus N56VV-S4069H
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 3630QM, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus K756UV-TY096T
GeForce 920MX, Core i5 6200U, 17.3", 2.74 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)