Pros

  • Switchable GPU and overclocked CPU
  • Good screen is legible in direct sunlight

Cons

  • Feels a little flimsy
  • The touchpad and mouse button are terrible

At A Glance

The UL80Vt-A1 delivers good battery life, a discrete GPU, and a surprisingly snappy user experience, but gets held back on design choices.

Manufacturer’s Description

The ASUS UL80VT-A1 Notebook features a 14-inch high definition LED backlight display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, with graphics supported by GraphiX Boost technology. It allows users to maintain a balance between surreal graphics performance and battery conservation.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number UL80VT-A1
Battery Information
Battery Capacity 5600 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel, NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GMA 4500MHD, GeForce G210M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 512 MB
Graphics Memory Accessibility Semi-shared
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
UPC Code 884840523338
Manufacturer Part Number UL80VT-A1
Brand Name Asus
Product Name UL80VT-A1 Notebook
Marketing Information

The ASUS UL80VT-A1 Notebook features a 14-inch high definition LED backlight display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, with graphics supported by GraphiX Boost technology. It allows users to maintain a balance between surreal graphics performance and battery conservation.

Product Model UL80VT-A1
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Product Series UL80VT
Memory
Memory Card Supported miniSD Card, Memory Stick, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick PRO Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • UL80VT-A1 Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.1"
    Width 13.3"
    Depth 9.4"
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model SU7300
    Processor Speed 1.30 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 3 MB
    Bus Speed 800 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model GS45 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 76.0
    Battery
    Battery Life 5:03   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 398.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 422.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 294.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 615.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 424.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 875.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 309.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 437.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 272.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 57.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 49.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 44.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 40.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 1024 by 768 31.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 800 by 600 58.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 1024 by 768 47.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 50.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 475.0
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 475.0