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Asus X53E review

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Verdict:

The X53E's fast processor makes it a powerful laptop for the money, but it cuts too many corners to keep the price down

Review Date: 10 Mar 2012

Price when reviewed: £500

Supplier: http://www.comet.co.uk

Reviewed By: Barry de la Rosa

Our Rating 4 stars out of 5

Basic Specifications

Part Code X53E-SX996V
Review Date 10 Mar 2012
Rating **** stars out of 5
Processor Intel Core i7-2630QM
Processor clock speed 2GHz
Memory 4.00GB
Memory slots 2
Memory slots free 0
Maximum memory 8GB
Size 36x377x252mm
Weight 2.6kg
Sound Realtek HD Audio
Pointing device touchpad

Display

Viewable size 15.6 in
Native resolution 1,366x768
Graphics Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000
Graphics/video ports VGA, HDMI
Graphics Memory 192MB

Storage

Total storage capacity 320GB
Optical drive type DVD+/-RW +/-DL

Ports and Expansion

USB ports 3
Bluetooth no
Wired network ports 1x 10/100
Wireless networking support 802.11n
PC Card slots none
Supported memory cards SDHC, MMC, Memory Stick Pro/Duo, xD
Other ports minijack audio output, minijack microphone input

Miscellaneous

Carrying case No
Operating system Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Operating system restore option restore partition
Software included Microsoft Office 2010 Starter, CyberLink Power2Go v6

Buying Information

Warranty one year RTB
Price £500
Details http://uk.asus.com
Supplier http://www.comet.co.uk
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