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Asus U43Jc


Asus U43Jc
Asus U43Jc (U43 Series)
Intel Core i5-450M 2 x 2.4 - 2.7 GHz, Arrandale
Graphics adapter
14.00 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
900 Euro



Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 90%, display: 60% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 100%, ergonomy: 100%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus U43Jc

Asus U43Jc Review
Source: English version
The U43Jc sells for $1100 from GenTech and the overall look and feel of the computer give a very positive impression. It also is powerful enough to run multimedia and some games while still lasting almost 4 hours while playing DVDs on battery power and longer when web surfing. Overall, it is a very good balance of looks, feel, power, and performance for the price. Asus has made some compromises in order to ensure that the U43Jc can be sold at the desired price point, and while a system with no compromises would have been even better, the resulting notebook would have ended up costing much more. As it is, the Asus U43Jc is a solid and versatile notebook with best-in-class looks that make it appear to cost much more than it actually does.
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/15/2010
Rating: performance: 70% features: 90% display: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 100%
76% Asus U43Jc Bamboo
Source: PC World English version
As far as laptops go, the Asus U43Jc is definitely a style statement with its bamboo screen lid and palmrest. The unit we tested sells for Rs. 70,000 and comes with very good hardware and features - even a USB 3.0 port and a quick-launch OS which most laptops don't have. It also has Nvidia Optimus for smooth, efficient graphics switching and management, and performs very well. But its less-than-optimum keyboard and touchpad spoiled the overall experience of an otherwise recommendable laptop. If you aren't mesmerized by its bamboo finish, the Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG is a much better deal. But for a unique-looking laptop, you can buy the Asus U43Jc Bamboo laptop with an Intel Core i3-370M processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 500GB hard drive, and discrete Nvidia GeForce 310M graphics for a price of Rs. 61,999 -- the configuration we tested isn't available for customers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/09/2010
Rating: Total score: 76%


NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

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.

450M: Should be similar to the Core i5-520M but without AES functions.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

» 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.

76%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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


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Current Prices

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-08-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)