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Asus N56VJ-S4032H

Asus N56VJ-S4032H
alaScore 85

358 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 358 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the design and portability are on the whole positive. The screen and value for money also get good reviews, but comments are divided on the resolution.

performance, value for money, screen, portability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus N56VJ-S4032H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 358 reviews)

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ASUS S56CA-DH51

 

A sleek design, good speakers and zippy Core i5 performance make the ASUS S56CA a solid 15-inch Windows 8 Ultrabook.

Slim design with DVD drive; Strong overall performance; Loud and clean audio; Speedy boot time; Runs cool

Keyboard somewhat mushy; Below-average battery life

Click to EnlargeThe ASUS S56CA-DH51 delivers strong performance, a speedy boot time and good sound inside a slim and solid design. We just wish this system lasted longer on a charge and that the keyboard had a little more spring in its step. If you...

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Amazon review summary for Asus N56VJ-S4032H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 540 user reviews of Asus N56VJ-S4032H 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.

performance, screen, value for money, design, sound

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS S56CA-DH51 15.6-Inch Ultrabook (Black)ASUS Republic of Gamers G55VW-DH71 15.6-Inch LaptopAsus N56DP-DH11 15.6-Inch Laptop

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Defective

 

Thanks to NewEgg's service, I will return this for a replacement. Will update once the replacement is received

Looks like a very nice laptop

Touchpad is not seated correctly. I can get my fingernail underneath the right side ; Screen is defective. When I touch any part of the laptop (vibrate it) a spot in the upper left part of the screen look like a rock has been dropped into a pond. Very...

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Decent mid range laptop

 

This machine is best for those with tons of media. Big HDD, a DVD tray, decent battery life (4.5 hours of YouTube), and surprisingly good sound out of such a slim laptop.

Great hardware for the price, and the SSD cache is a noticeable speed boost (though not as quick as a true SSD drive). The aluminium case feels sturdy which should be expected from Asus. And there's a DVD drive! Why are these dying out

Windows 8 is best experienced with a touch screen, which this doessn't have. The touch pad gestures help, but I quickly installed 3rd party software to replace the Metro UI with a classic start menu. If you plan on keeping Windows 8, maybe you should...

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False information from Asus?

 

Nothing angers me more than purchasing something based on pre-sales information then finding out that I was given incorrect information after the purchase. I hope someone from Asus will read this and provide the correct information regarding the BIOS...

Not sure yet, was planning to buy but I am getting conflicting information about the BIOS in this model

After reading the previous review comment from Asus support that said the BIOS could not be accessed without Windows 8 I decided to call Asus to confirm this. The support rep I spoke with assured me that the BIOS on this model could be accessed on boot...

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I am so happy I purchased this laptop!

 

I am very happy with my purchase. Especially now that I have Windows 7 as my OS now, rather than W8. Make sure you turn on all of your cores! Once you do that, you REALLY see how fast your processor is. If by some chance you don't know how to do that,...

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Great Value

 

I bought this computer to replace my 6-year old Toshiba laptop that died a couple of weeks ago. My primary reasons for choosing this model were the non-glare 1080p screen and the backlit keyboard - both are amazing! Powerful, fast, lots of connectivity...

Fast","Powerful","Quality Display","Quiet

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So far, So good

 

Aside from getting used to Windows 8, this unit is performing very well. I was blown away at the great internal speaker quality. I disconnected my external speakers in favor of the ones built in to this laptop. The unit itself seems to be sturdy, and I...

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Excellent Service

 

Excellent product and beats the competition anyday.

Comfortable Keyboard","Fast","Lightweight","Long Battery Life","Powerful","Quality Display

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Recommend

 

I waited for the great New Egg sales and upgraded to 16gb of ram, swapped hard drive for a 480gb SSD and it now boots up in 4 seconds. I bought a builders version of windows 8 pro and that ended bloatware and now I own the disc and key code. I use...

i7 quad core , high def screen , back lit keyboard, solid build and runs all my HD video, Photoshop and audio editing programs with ease and no heat build up. I bought it with plans to upgrade ram, hard drive and someday a blue ray disc drive

touchscreen would be nice to take full advantage of windows 8 and the hard drive was slow after being spoiled with SSD on my home computers

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:Full HD

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEFORCE GT635M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM76
Processor:Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I7-3610QM
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