Pros

  • Soilid performer in WorldBench
  • Second battery bundled

Cons

  • Trackpad is awkward to use
  • Poor sound

At A Glance

Asus' fashionable ultraportable gives you good performance -- and a second battery -- without breaking the bank.

Manufacturer’s Description

The U6V-A1 Notebook is the fabulous jewel to light up any computing experience with extra sparkle that will sure to captivate all eyes. the 12.1" wide U6V-A1 Notebook is the luxurious digital fashion for on the go metropolitan.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number U6V-A1
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
VGA Yes
eSATA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 12.10 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce 9400M GS
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 256 MB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number U6V-A1
UPC Code 884840296126
Brand Name Asus
Product Name U6V-A1 Notebook
Marketing Information

The U6V-A1 Notebook is the fabulous jewel to light up any computing experience with extra sparkle that will sure to captivate all eyes. the 12.1" wide U6V-A1 Notebook is the luxurious digital fashion for on the go metropolitan.

Product Model U6V-A1
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Product Series U6V
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card, SmartMedia, Memory Stick Duo, miniSD Card
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • U6V-A1 Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Bluetooth Mouse
  • Carrying bag
  • ASUSDVD 6-in-1
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model Wireless WiFi Link 5100
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.2"
    Width 11.7"
    Depth 8.6"
    Weight (Approximate) 55.36 oz
    Color Brown
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model P8400
    Processor Speed 2.26 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 3 MB
    Bus Speed 1066 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model PM45 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Business
    Operating System Architecture 32-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 93.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 3:29:04 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 288.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 380.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 229.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 424.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 373.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 682.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 253.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 418.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 229.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 25.55   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 19.86   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 24.02   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 18.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 1024 by 768 16.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 800 by 600 23.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 1024 by 768 17.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 23.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 67.98   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 38.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 391.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0