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Asus X56 Series

Asus X56VRProcessor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350, Intel Core 2 Duo T5750
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470, NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
Display: 15.40 inch
Weight: 2.8kg, 2.9kg
Price: 700, 900 euro
Average Score: 81.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 77%, features: 83%, display: 60%, mobility: 50%, workmanship: 60%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 66%

 

Asus X56SN

Specifications

Asus X56SNNotebook: Asus X56SN
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5750
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
Display: 15.40 inch, 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% ASUS X56SN-AP117C 9500M-GS
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 50% emissions: 40%

 

Asus X56VR

Specifications

Asus X56VRNotebook: Asus X56VR
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
Display: 15.40 inch, 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 83% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

83% Vergleichstest
Source: Computerbild - 6/09 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 05/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% performance: 83% features: 83% display: 90% ergonomy: 83% emissions: 92%

 

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).


Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS: Middle class GPU that ist about 10% faster than a similar clocked GeForce 8600M GT graphics adapter. Therefore, the card does not deliver enough performance for very high details with DirectX 10 effects of demanding games like Crysis.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470: Faster clocked HD 3450 and successor of the HD 2400 XT but with DirectX 10.1 and due to the new 55nm process, higher clockspeeds. Avivo HD video functions allow the decoding of HD videos.

» 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.

T5750:

Entry level dual core processor based on the Merom core without Virtualization support and a low maximum temperature.

P7350:

Entry level Core 2 Duo processor with 3 MB Level 2 Cache and due to the 25 Watt TDP also suited for 13" laptops.

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


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


2.8 kg:

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

2.9 kg:


81.5%: 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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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Acer Aspire 6593G
Mobility Radeon HD 3470, Core 2 Duo P8600
Fujitsu LifeBook A6230
Mobility Radeon HD 3470, Core 2 Duo P7450

Devices with the same GPU

Sony VAIO VGN-FW48E/H
Mobility Radeon HD 3470, Core 2 Duo T6400, 16.40", 3.3 kg
MSI Megabook EX620
Mobility Radeon HD 3470, Core 2 Duo P7350, 16.00", 2.7 kg
Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook N7010
Mobility Radeon HD 3470, Core 2 Duo P8400, 16.00", 3.5 kg

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Stefan Hinum, 2009-05-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)