Pros

  • Good game performance
  • Crisp, sizable, 18.4-inch screen

Cons

  • Weak sound
  • Screen glare due to glossy panel

At A Glance

While high-res gaming frame-rates on the Asus W90VP boom, moderate overall performance and weak sound disappoint.

Manufacturer’s Description

W90VP-A1 Notebook powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo processor for unbridled efficiency and productivity. Relish a multi-sensory experience with full high definition audio and visual entertainment at your fingertips. Connect with friends and family anytime, anywhere with wireless connectivity and a high resolution webcam.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number W90VP-A1
Battery Information
Battery Capacity 8800 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
VGA Yes
eSATA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 18.40 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility Radeon HD 4870
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 512 MB
Graphics Memory Technology GDDR3 SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 640 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 7200
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number W90VP-A1
UPC Code 884840408536
Brand Name Asus
Product Name W90VP-A1 Notebook
Marketing Information

W90VP-A1 Notebook powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo processor for unbridled efficiency and productivity. Relish a multi-sensory experience with full high definition audio and visual entertainment at your fingertips. Connect with friends and family anytime, anywhere with wireless connectivity and a high resolution webcam.

Product Model W90VP-A1
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Product Series W90VP
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card, miniSD Card, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Standard Memory 6 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Number of Total Memory Slots 3
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • W90VP-A1 Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Optical Mouse
  • Carrying bag
  • Additional Information

    Hard Drive Details:

  • 2 x 320GB
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.5"
    Width 17.4"
    Depth 12.9"
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Quad
    Processor Model Q9000
    Processor Speed 2 GHz
    Processor Core Quad-core (4 Core)
    Cache 6 MB
    Bus Speed 1066 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model X38 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 105.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 1:17:09 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 297.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 339.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 195.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 356.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 357.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 557.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 196.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 395.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 200.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 85.91   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 88.08   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1680 by 1050 86.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 61.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 62.05   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1680 by 1050 61.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 1680 by 1050 79.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 1024 by 768 84.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 800 by 600 81.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 1680 by 1050 88.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 1024 by 768 84.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 86.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 167.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 132.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 366.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0