Pros

  • Peppy performance
  • Lots of keyboard buttons

Cons

  • USB ports are on the back of the case

At A Glance

This notebook has loads of quick-launch keys and a good mix of consumer and business-focused features.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://usa.asus.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core Duo T2300
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.4 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce Go 7300
General Information
UPC Code 610839474103
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Ports and Connections
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 4:35   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 45.64   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 29.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 491.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Good
World Bench 5 Score 90.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 628.0
Ahead Nero 848.0
Windows Media Encoder 339.0
WinZip 397.0
Adobe Premiere 489.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 604.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 922.0
Roxio VideoWave 309.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 395.0
Adobe Photoshop 376.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 313.0
Microsoft Office XP 563.0