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Asus G2K

Specifications

Asus G2K
Asus G2K (G2 Series)
Graphics adapter
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 - 256 MB, Core: 506 MHz, Memory: 598 MHz, DDR3 VRAM
Memory
2048 MB 
, DDR2, PC5300,
Display
17 inch 16:10, 1440x900 pixel, WXGA+ TFT, glossy: yes
Mainboard
ATI RS690
Storage
160 GB - 5400 rpm, 160 GB 
, 5400 rpm, Hitachi HTS541616J9SA00
Soundcard
Realtek ALC660
Connections
1 Express Card 54mm, 5 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 S-Video, 1 Modem, 1 Infrared, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: LineIn, Microphone, Headphone (S/PDIF), Card Reader: 4in1 (MMC, SC, MS/PRO), E-SATA
Networking
Realtek RTL8169/8110 (10/100MBit), Atheros AR5007EG (b/g), Bluetooth 1
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T20L
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 52 x 311 x 416 ( = 2.05 x 12.24 x 16.38 in)
Battery
69 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4800mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Bit
Additional features
external 160 GB HDD 2,5" SATA, Travel Bag, 24 Months Warranty, 1.3 Megapixels Webcam
Weight
4.02 kg ( = 141.8 oz / 8.86 pounds), Power Supply: 660 g ( = 23.28 oz / 1.46 pounds)
Price
1699 Euro

 

Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: 92%, display: 88% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 81%

Reviews for the Asus G2K

86% Review Asus G2K Notebook | Notebookcheck
Gaming for everyone. Affordably cheap gaming pleasure for consumers is the aim of the Asus G2K. The visually outstanding 17 inch desktop replacement has a very bright display and a wide range of interfaces such as HDMI and S-ATA ports. An AMD Turion 64 X2 CPU with 2.2 GHz as well as an ATI Mobility Radeon HD2600 graphics card take care of the performance. You will find out how this notebook is going to performance against its competitors equipped with Intel CPUs and nVidia GPUs in the following.
86% Test Asus G2K Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/12/2007
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 89% display: 88% mobility: 50% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 81%
Asus G2K
Source: PC World Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/23/2008
performance: 90%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600: This is a DirectX 10 graphic card from ATI and direct competitor to the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS graphic card for laptops and performs in games much better than the Nvidia card. 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.
AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.
TL-64:
In 65nm produced dual-core processor based on the K8 core. Compareable performance to a 2.0 GHz Core Duo CPU with 1MB Level 2 Cache (Celeron Dual Core e.g.).
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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).


86%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2008-01-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)