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Asus G53JW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 637 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and price. The keyboard and performance are also appreciated, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability. Many are critical about the touchpad and battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus G53JW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Asus G53JW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 420 user reviews of Asus G53JW from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS VG236H 23-Inch 120 Hz 3D Ready Panel MonitorASUS G53JW-XA1 Republic of Gamers 15.6-Inch Gaming LaptopASUS G53JW-A1 Republic of Gamers 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop (Black)

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Review Update: Asus G53JW Notebook FullHD TFT

 

3D? No thanks. Asus' latest G series bids gaming in 17 and 15 inc

Aggressive design; Matt case surfaces; Good workmanship; Low heat development; Low noise emissions; FullHD display; Keyboard light; High performance reserves; High memory capacity; USB 3.0 port

Unfavorable interface positioning; Spongy keyboard; Limited battery life; High weight for a 15 inch notebook

The similarly constructed G53JW with a 3D display or the larger Asus G73JW with the same equipment. Toshiba also has a GTX 460M gamer, the Qosmio X500, however in an oversized 18 inch case. More compact solutions are also found in Schenker's XMG P500...

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Review Asus G53JW 3D Gaming Notebook (GTX 460M)

 

3D/2. With the laurels from the G73 series, Asus has managed to hit the bullseye for many gamers. Cool stealth-design with matte surfaces, quiet operating noise, and first class graphics power are definitely priorities. Now Asus is trying to follow in...

Aggressive design, Matte surfaces, Well manufactured, Low heat dissipation, 3D capable display, Backlit keyboard, Big performance reserves, Large memory capacity, USB-3.0 port, Asus stays true to the design line of the G73. We were spared flashing...

Unfavorable interface locations, Soft keyboard base, Limited battery life, Mediocre display resolution, Heavy for a 15 inch notebook, A variant without 3D display, but instead with a higher native resolution. The GTX 460M would definitely have the...

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Asus G53SW-A1

 

Gamers who demand power, style, and strong audio will really like what the ASUS G53SW-A1 has to offer.

The $1,449 ASUS G53SW-A1 offers a great combination of blazing-fast graphics, a gorgeous display, and rich audio. Our biggest issue is the keyboard, which not only has an undersized number bad but exhibits a lot of flex. You also have to think about...

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ASUS G53SW-A1 Review

 

ASUS has shrunk down its popular 17.3-inch G73 gaming notebook into a more manageable 15.6-inch size with the introduction of its G53SW. Is this travel-friendly gaming laptop as impressive as its bigger brother? Keep reading to find out.

Good quality 1080p screen ; Excellent performance ; Runs cool and quiet ; Good value

Keyboard flex ; Touchpad buttons need improvement

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Asus G53SW-A1 Review

 

The $1,449 ASUS G53SW-A1 offers a great combination of blazing-fast graphics, a gorgeous display, and rich audio. Our biggest issue is the keyboard, which not only has an undersized number bad but exhibits a lot of flex. You also have to think about...

Blazing quad-core performance, High gaming frame rates, Cool soft-touch finish, Sharp and colorful 1080p display, Good audio quality

Keyboard exhibits flex, Undersized number pad and arrow keys, Bulky and heavy

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ASUS G53Jw-3DE

 

A 3D notebook that justifies its high price with intense gaming action and plenty of style.

On its own, the Asus G53Jw-3DE is a powerful 3D gaming notebook: You get a Core i7 processor, Nvidia graphics, 3D display, and Blu-ray for $1,769. Another good choice in this category is the HP Envy 17 3D, which not only has a larger, brighter, and...

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ASUS G53JW-3DE Core i7 GTX 460M 3D Vision Gaming Notebook Review

 

Gaming laptops are expensive. Almost everyone knows that, and those who don't quickly find out when they begin searching for one to buy. Gaming laptops are also usually built-to order. The powerful hardware requires a plus-size chassis, so many...

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Asus ROG G53JW-IX162V review

 

The Asus ROG G53JW-IX162V 3D laptop hits a great sweet spot between price, performance and features on a small chassis

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Asus G53JW 3D review

 

Fast Core i7 mobile processor, blazing Nvidia graphics package, integrated Active Shutter 3D, bad ass design

Despite the muscle still can’t run flat out with demanding games, limited off axis viewing, some concerns about construction quality

For gamers who really must have it all, the Asus G53JW appears to have been sent from gaming heaven. Breathless i7 quad core processor speed, top flight Nvidia graphics capabilities and fully integrated 3D all conspire to make it a formidable, if...

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Asus G53Jw review

 

A strikingly designed, high-powered 3D laptop, but it's not without some notable flaws

Good build quality and slim design ; Full Windows 7 for compatibility ; Good specification ; Connectivity

ExoPC user interface needs work ; Battery life poor compared to Android or iPad ; Poor viewing angle if the tablet is flat ; No mainstream distribution yet means limited availability

However, the flawed screen and slightly limited usability prevent it from truly excelling and, if you can live without the 3D screen, there are plenty of far better rival multimedia and gaming laptops you could spend your money on.

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:8 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEFORCE GTX460M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:HM55
Processor:CORE I7
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I7-740QM
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