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Asus G55 Series

Asus G55VWProcessor: unknown, Intel Core i7 3610QM, Intel Core i7 3720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 3.7kg, 3.8kg, 3.9kg
Price: 1200, 1400, 1579, 1600 euro
Average Score: 89% - very good
Average of 3 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 68%, performance: 85%, features: 92%, display: 95%
mobility: 53%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 90%

 

Asus G55VW-S1073V

Specifications

Asus G55VW-S1073VNotebook: Asus G55VW-S1073V
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3.8kg
Price: 1579 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section
 G55VW-S1073V (Model)

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Average Score: 83.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

73% Asus G55VW-S1073V
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 68% performance: 71% features: 94% display: 96% mobility: 29% ergonomy: 89%
94% ASUS G55VW-S1073V
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/30/2012
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 95% display: 100% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 100% emissions: 90%

 

Asus G55VW-S1024V

Specifications

Asus G55VW-S1024VNotebook: Asus G55VW-S1024V
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3.7kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Asus G55VW-S1024V
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/26/2012
Rating: performance: 90% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%

 

Asus G55VW-DS71

Specifications

Asus G55VW-DS71Notebook: Asus G55VW-DS71
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: 1200 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Ревю на ASUS G55 (с 32 GB RAM)
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: High performance; Super fast video; Great display; USB 3.0 and Mini Display Port / Thunderbolt ports. Negative: Very Heavy; Relatively noisy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2012
뛰어난 비주얼과 혁신적인 냉각 시스템의 조화 - 에이수스 G55VW 게이밍 (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/16/2012

 

Asus G55VW-ES71

Specifications

Asus G55VW-ES71Notebook: Asus G55VW-ES71
Processor: Intel Core i7 3720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 3.8kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Asus G55 VW review – a powerful gaming laptop, in a slightly more compact body
Source: Mikes Quarter English
While not the most powerful gaming laptop out there, the Asus G55VW does pack a solid punch for the money, in a compact body. Built on the new Intel Ivy Bridge and Nvidia Kepler architectures, it provides enough power to run even the latest games at ease, although in some cases you’ll have to trim down a bit the details. But like I said in the beginning, if you want the more portable option, there are compromises you’ll have to live with.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2012

 

Asus G55VW-S1129V

Specifications

Asus G55VW-S1129VNotebook: Asus G55VW-S1129V
Processor: Intel Core i7 3610QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3.7kg
Price: 1400 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 100% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

100% ASUS ROG G55VW-S1129V
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/09/2012
Rating: Total score: 100%

 

Asus G55VW

Specifications

Asus G55VWNotebook: Asus G55VW
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 3.8kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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ASUS G55VW: обзор игрового ноутбука с объемным изображением
Source: F1CD RU→EN
Positive: High performance; excellent expandability; stylish design; screen with a frequency of 120 Hz to show the 3D-image.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/03/2012

 

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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).


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M:

High-end graphics solution as part of the 600M series and the slowest enthusiast GTX model.

» 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.  

3610QM:

An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

3720QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1250 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller. :


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

3.7 kg:

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

3.9 kg:


89%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Asus G55VW-S1129V
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3610QM
Asus G55VW-ES71
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3720QM
Asus G55VW-DS71
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3610QM
Asus G55VW-S1024V
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3610QM

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Lenovo IdeaPad Y580-59-377745
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i5 3230M, 2.8 kg
MSI GE60-i560M247
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i5 3230M, 2.4 kg
MSI GE60-0ND-257US
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3630QM, 2.4 kg
MSI GE60-I760M287
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3630QM, 2.4 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Y580-20994HU
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3610QM, 2.8 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Y580-59-335956
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3610QM, 2.8 kg
Gigabyte P2542G
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i7 3610QM, 2.662 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Y580-M772BUK
GeForce GTX 660M, Core i5 3210M, 2.8 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Asus ZenBook 14 UX431FL-AN012T
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.5 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S532FA-BN012T
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S532FL-BN011T
GeForce MX250, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-BO024
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.4 kg
Asus Vivobook X507UF-EJ171T
GeForce MX130, Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U, 15.6", 1.68 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 A512FL
GeForce MX250, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 F412FJ-EB118T
GeForce MX230, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.5 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 X412FJ-EB023T
GeForce MX230, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.5 kg
Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FN-A6096T
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.3 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S532F
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Asus ZenBook 14 UX434FL, i7-8565U
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.26 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S531FA, i7-8565U
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S431FL, i7-8565U
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.4 kg
Asus ZenBook 15 UX534FT, i7-8565U
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.65 kg
Asus ZenBook Pro Duo UX481
GeForce MX250, Core i7 9750H, 14", 1.8 kg
Asus Zephyrus M GU502GU-ES001T
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 1.99 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S430FN-EB032T
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.4 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2012-05-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)