Reviews for the Asus X751MD
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Positive: Quite attractive design; excellent keyboard and touchpad; good connectivity; large screen; good price. Negative: Weak CPU; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/19/2015
Model: The Asus X751MD is an value-packed device with elegant design. All the essentials are available at the user's fingertips yet there is no compromise in the high quality and premium feel of the laptop. There are multiple colors to choose from; a metallic dark grey finish, glossy white, maroon, dark yellow and black. The interior is silver with the full size island-style keyboard in dark grey. The keyboard input is tactile and good to type on while the large touchpad is very accurate and responsive.
The Asus X751MD has a feature that enables quick wake making it feel snappy like a smartphone. There is a gorgeous 17.3 inch 16:9 HD+ screen making this a perfect entertainment setup especially with the immersive crystal-clear audio powered by SonicMaster technology. Depending on the model, the Asus X751MD is powered by an Intel Bay Trail-M Pentium N3530 quad core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz, up to 4 GB DDR3L 1600 MHz SDRAM, NVIDIA GeForce GT820 with 1 GB DDR3 VRAM and 2 TB HDD for storage.
These are pretty decent specifications for the price point especially with the other features on board. There is a Super-Multi DVD optical drive, 2-in-1 card reader, VGA webcam, Bluetooth 4.0, a USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI out and a VGA/Mini D-sub port. The Windows 8.1 laptop weighs in at 2.8 kg and comes with a 4-cell battery.
NVIDIA GeForce 820M:
Entry level 28nm Fermi GPU from the GeForce 800M series based on the GT 620M and 710M.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
N3530: Soc with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at 2.2 - 2.6 GHz and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.30": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
With this weight, a laptop is rather heavier than average. Devices in this range shine more with screen size and performance than with mobility.
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.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.