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Asus N53SM-SX095V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Asus N53SM-SX095V. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The screen and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the touchpad and portability, and there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

performance, price, screen, usability, design

portability, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus N53SM-SX095V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Charles P. Jefferies (NotebookReview.com)

ASUS N53SM Review: Not Enough Bang For Your Bucks

 

This 15-inch desktop replacement packs a quad-core processor, Bang & Olufsen speakers, and a two-year warranty for under a grand. Find out why this attractive ASUS notebook just doesn't make the cut in our review.

Nice looking design ; Good speakers ; Runs cool and quiet

Disappointing screen ; No keyboard backlighting ; So-so graphics performance

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Eric Grevstad (pcmag.com)

Asus N53SM-DS71

 

Short on luxury features (except for its sound), the Asus N53SM-DS71 laptop offers plenty of performance and storage.

Potent performance. Elegant audio and keyboard.

Mediocre screen resolution. No WiDi. No Blu-ray drive. Big and clunky.

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Feb, 2012

Expert review by: PC Perspective (pcper.com)

ASUS N53S Core i7-2630QM Sandy Bridge 15-in Notebook Review

 

Brushed aluminum has become synonymous with luxury electronics, and the ASUS N53's (N53SV-A1) exterior is clad in it like a suit of armor. The lid and palmrest are both coated the velvet-smooth metal, resulting in an instantly impressive finish. The...

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: tibbsyuk (comet.co.uk)

Great desktop replacement for games

 

Needed a replacement for my desktop that could handle some of latest games so went for this laptop.

great for games, great b&o speakers

not too portable

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / SonicFocus / SonicMaster
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen

Battery

Battery Capacity:5200 / 56
Battery capacity (Watt hours):5200 / 56
Battery life (max):6
Battery performance:5200 / 5600
Battery recharge time:56
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: No

Design

Color of product:Aluminium / Black / Black, Silver / Grey / Grey, Stainless steel / Metallic, Silver / Silver / Stainless Steel
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Intel segment tagging:Small Business
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:14 / 15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display response rise/fall:16
HD type:Full HD / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:6.3
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:120 / 90
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:English
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:12 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 4 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 4 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM / 3x SO-DIMM / 4x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):2

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 3.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / Blu-Ray ROM / DVD Super Multi / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD / SonicFocus / SonicMaster
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):15.4 x 10.5 x 1.54
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Display Diagonal:14
Display Diagonal (metric):14
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
HD-Ready: Yes
Indication light: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Number of products included:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power Requirements:100 -240 V
Power supply type:AC/DC
Security Features:LoJack
Type:PC
Volume Control:Digital
Weight:5.97
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
Mini VGA ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:6.3
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:120 / 90
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):22 / 23 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I3-2350M / I5-2450M / I7-2670QM
Processor boost frequency:3.1
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Core i7-2xxx
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.3 / 2.5
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-2350M / I5-2450M / I7-2670QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Processor socket:PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D2 / J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:100 / 85

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:53438 / 53452 / 53470
Processor code:SR02S / SR04Z / SR0DN
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Password protection:BIOS, HDD, User
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, User

Software

Bundled software:Nuance PDF\nOFFICE 2010 STARTER pre-loaded\nPower2Go\nSyncables Desktop\nExpress Gate Cloud\nGoogle package & Toolbar\nVideo Magic player\nGamePark Console
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:Trend Micro Titanium 2011 (30)

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.5
Height (front):1.14 / 1.2
Height (rear):1.54 / 1.59
Weight:5.95 / 5.97
Width:15.4