Pros

  • Lavishly furnished with lots of ports

Cons

  • Expensive; short battery life

At A Glance

This pricey but lavishly equipped Media Center notebook includes a built-in TV tuner.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://usa.asus.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Pentium M 770
Processor speed 2130.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Resolution 1680 x 1050 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X700
General Information
UPC Code 610839822607
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Infrared
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 2:23   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 134.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 207.68   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 333.38   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 100.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 123.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 134.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 645.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Superior
World Bench 5 Score 97.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 581.0
Ahead Nero 643.0
Windows Media Encoder 395.0
WinZip 360.0
Adobe Premiere 424.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 325.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 505.0
Roxio VideoWave 393.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 336.0
Adobe Photoshop 321.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 261.0
Microsoft Office XP 527.0