Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Asus A6Va Notebook

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Asus A6Va Notebook. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the reliability and image quality. The durability and keyboard are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical reviews about the price and portability. Reviews about the battery and touchpad are mixed.

design, keyboard, durability, image quality, reliability

screen, portability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus A6Va Notebook is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

See all ASUS Laptops

Review analysis

(Based on 43 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 1 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 1 of 1 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (42)

Expert review by : Budding (

Asus A6Va Notebook Review (pics, specs)


The Asus A6Va is a 15.4" widescreen notebook featuring a Pentium M 1.86GHz processor and ATI X700 128MB graphics card. The A6Va is very well built, has a conservative look and is powerful enough for gaming. It's a bit expensive, but you'll get a...

Nov, 2005

Product Specifications

The ASUS A6Va Series are designed to provide users powerful processing capability. The 15.4" widescreen adopted ASUS advance Color Shine glare-type LCD technology, presents clear and sharp images. Combined with discrete graphics for 3D video enhancement, the A6Va notebook series are the mobile gateway to the virtual world. Whether it's at home, hotel rooms, coffee shops or airports, as long as there is Internet connection, the A6Va links users to the rest of the world via built in 1.3 mega-pixel webcam and microphone. Mobile video conferencing anytime is now possible without bulky webcams and tangling wires. Built-in S/PDIF connection guarantees the integrity of digital audio data transfer, delivering high quality audio performance that completes the total gaming experience. In addition, the A6Va notebooks offer the Audio DJ feature that enables instant music playing. Now there is no need to wait for the notebook to boot or enter the OS for music enjoyment. Power4 Gear+ is a unique technology available exclusively from ASUS only. It offers eight operation modes designed specifically for various applications. Power is distributed according to the operation modes to ensure that no power goes to waste. The A6Va Series delivers the long lasting battery performance needed for the most intense games. The 16:9 touch pad ergonomically matches the widescreen. Users can now control the curser and shift it from one point to another precisely without having to move their fingers across the touch pad repeatedly.


Audio system:SoundBlaster Pro / SoundBlaster Pro compatible
Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery Capacity:4400
Battery performance:4400
Number of battery cells:8

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB


Front Camera:N

Dimensions & Weight


Disk Drive

Hard disk controller:IDE


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:15 / 15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

Battery performance:65


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon X700
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128 / 128

Hard Drive

Hard disk controller:IDE


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS A6Va

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Mouse / Touchpad


Keyboard function keys:9
Keyboard key pitch:0.748
Keyboard number of keys:88
Pointing device:Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Internal memory:0.5
Internal memory type:DDR-SDRAM / DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


Color:Anthracite / Black


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LAN, SIR
Networking speed:10/100/1000 Mbps Base-TX
Type:Network adapter
Wireless compliancy:IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/802.11b/g / Bluetooth

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:24
CD write speed:24
DVD read speed:8
DVD-R speed:4
DVD-RW speed:2
DVD+R speed:4
DVD+RW speed:2.4
Optical Drive Type:DVD-ROM

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Other Features

Audio system:SoundBlaster Pro / SoundBlaster Pro compatible
Battery Type:8-cells
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Dimensions (WxDxH):13.9 x 11.2 x 1.39 / 14 x 11 x 1
Drive bays:2.5"
Expansion Slots:1x Type II PCMCIA 2.1
Hot keys:Power4 Gear +, Email, Internet, Touchpad Lock
Infrared data port: Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.90 / V.92
Power Requirements:19V DC, 4.74 A
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: No
Wake-on-Ring ready: No
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11b/IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1 / Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
Parallel ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
Serial ports quantity:2
SmartCard slot: Yes
TV out:Y
TV out port:S-Video
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Battery performance:65


Chipset:Intel 915PM Express
Clock Speed:1.73GHz/1.86GHz
Motherboard chipset:Intel 915PM Express
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor frequency:1.73
Processor front side bus:533
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:740/750
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM


Cable lock slot:Kensington

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty


Bundled software:ASUSDVD XP 5.0 \nPower Director V3.0 DE \nMedi@Show V2.0 SE\nSymantec Norton Internet Security 2005 \nAdobe Acrobat Reader 7.0\nNERO Express V6.0\nASUS NB Probe \nASUS Live Update\nASUS ChkMail\nASUS Hotkey\nASUS Power4 Gear+
Operating system installed:No / Windows XP Home Edition


Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Ultra-ATA/100 / Ultra-ATA/133
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:Ultra-ATA/100 / Ultra-ATA/133
Total Storage Capacity:60 / 80

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Technical Details

Hot keys:Power4 Gear +, Email, Internet, Touchpad Lock
Technical features:1.3M Video Camera

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X700

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:6.28 / 7