Asus X53E review

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

10 Mar 2012
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Page 3 of 3Specifications

Basic Specifications

Rating ****
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


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


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


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

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