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Asus BU400VC Series

Asus BU400VC-W3035XProcessor: Intel Core i5 3317U, Intel Core i7 3517U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 5200M
Display: 14 inch
Weight: 1.6kg, 1.622kg
Price: 1250 euro
Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
: - %, performance: 87%, features: 71%, display: 69%
mobility: 87%, workmanship: 96%, ergonomy: 96%, emissions: 86%

 

Asus BU400VC-W3040X

Specifications

Asus BU400VC-W3040XNotebook: Asus BU400VC-W3040X
Processor: Intel Core i7 3517U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 5200M 1024 MB
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.622kg
Price: 1250 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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86% Review AsusPro BU400VC-W3040X Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
Business with sound. Slim-business is en vogue. The Taiwanese manufacturer uses its aluminum unibody know-how from the Zenbooks and creates an impressive chassis. The keyboard features a long drop and the maintenance options are A-one. Regrettably, Asus blunders in one vital point.

Foreign Reviews

Тест ноутбука Asus Pro BU400V: офисный главнокомандующий
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Strong case; a balanced energy consumption; powerful graphics card; reliable file storage system and security.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/15/2013
Тест ноутбука Asus Pro BU400V: офисный главнокомандующий
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Strong case; a balanced energy consumption; powerful graphics card; reliable file storage system and security.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/15/2013

 

Asus BU400VC-W3035X

Specifications

Asus BU400VC-W3035XNotebook: Asus BU400VC-W3035X
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 5200M
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 82% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

82% Asus BU400VC-W3035X
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2013
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 90% display: 60% mobility: 83% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 100%
经典小黑附体 华硕BU400商务笔记本评测
Source: enet.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Positive: Good materials; stylish design; good battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/05/2013

 

Comment

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 NVS 5200M:

Business-oriented graphics card based on the Geforce GT 620M (most probably the new 28nm GF117 version) with slightly reduced clock rates.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

3517U: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.9 - 3.0 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1150 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.

Intel Core i5:

3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.

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


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


1.6 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

1.622 kg:


84%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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

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Stefan Hinum, 2013-06-25 (Update: 2013-06-25)