Asus K53E-SX961V reviews and prices: 15.6" Laptop computer

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This laptop is a good all rounder.

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8.7 out of 10 based on 6 reviews.
Asus K53E-SX961V with Intel Pentium B950 2.1 GHz Dual Core Processor, 6GB of Memory and 500GB Storage on Windows 7 Home Premium. DVD writer See full product description
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Doug, Harlow General home user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
looks, performance
Bad points:
flimsy keyboard, and smoe function keys ceased to work within a week. i was unable to back up the system
Overall rating 7.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Dec 2011

Phill, Manchester Music, gaming or video fan

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
It's fast, efficiently, quiet and sleek. Everything a good machine should be. The keyboard is slimline, which not only invites you to type on it, it practically commands you too (and seems to be the easiest to work on). It's battery life is admirable, I've timed it going for almost five hours. It's graphics card might be underpowered for gaming on super-high detail, but it's powerful enough to run most games in high enough quailty to make use of the HD screen.

It's CPU may not exactly be an Intel i7, but for a Pentium, it gives the i5 range a damn good run for it's money

On the whole, a damn good buy, I expected something like this to cost over five hundred, but it appears not!
Bad points:
Well, the keyboard design is great, save for the fact that the slimline keys do catch a lot of rubbish directly underneath them, which makes cleaning quite difficult. Another problem is the machine's inabilty to get past the boot screen if you have something plugged in that's charging during boot (like a phone)

I also have concerns about the power button; it feels a little weak and somewhat fragile.
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Apr 2012

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 15.6
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1280 x 720 (WXGA)
Operating system Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 6
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 500
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Pentium
Processor number B950
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.1
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Built-in disc drive DVD writer
Card reader 4 in 1 Card Reader
Weight (kg) 2.6
Graphics card brand Intel
Graphics card model number HD Graphics 2000
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Chipset brand Intel
Chipset series HM65
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:9
Width in cm 37.8
Depth in cm 25.3
Release date 2011-11-23
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