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Asus X53SJ-SX042V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Asus X53SJ-SX042V. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and screen. The price and design are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus X53SJ-SX042V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Michael (bestbuy.ca)

Excellent!

 

This is an absolute steal at this price point for what you get. The computer has excellent fit and finish and the performance is superb as it has the ability to play games with decent FPS on mid to low settings, and on high for older games. This laptop...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Alex (bestbuy.ca)

Great for the money.

 

I got this December 31 2012 and after a day I can share a few things. First off, it looks great. The lid has a very nice textured plastic surface that isn't going to scratch easily from what I can tell. The keyboard area is a deep brown colour that is...

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD Audio / SonicFocus / SRS Premium Sound / SRS PS
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing

Battery

Battery Capacity:56
Battery capacity (Watt hours):56
Battery performance:5200
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:N / Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.3
Swivel webcam: No

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Brown / Brown / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Display Diagonal:15.4 / 15.6
Display Resolution:1280 x 800 / 1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:4.7 / 4.74
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25 / 1 / 2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6720G2 / NVIDIA GeForce 9300M G / NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported: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 / 1200 / 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 Layout:Alphanumeric
Keyboard type:Alphanumeric
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 667
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

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

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:SonicFocus / SRS Premium Sound / SRS PS
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Display:TFT
External display:N
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V
Power supply type:AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Weight:5.73
Wireless Technology:802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 a/g / 802.11 a/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n / 802.11a/b/g / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

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

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N / Y
TV out port:No / S-Video
TV-out:N / Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3 / 4
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:4.7 / 4.74
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:90

Processor

Bus type:DMI / FSB
Chipset:AMD M780G / Intel HM65 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 10.5 / 21 / 23 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:AMD M780G / Intel HM65 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291 / 410
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:107 / 143
Processor:A6-3400M / I3-2310M / I5-2410M / I5-2450M / T5450 / T5750 / T8100
Processor boost frequency:2.9 / 3.1
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Merom / Penryn / Sandy Bridge
Processor core voltage (AC):1.075 - 1.175
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.663 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.3 / 2.5
Processor front side bus:667 / 800
Processor lithography:32 / 45 / 65
Processor Manufacturer:AMD / Intel
Processor model:A6-3400M / I3-2310M / I5-2410M / I5-2450M / T5450 / T5750 / T8100
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T8000 series / Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / mPGA4 / PGA988 / Socket 478 / Socket 479
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:J1 / M0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 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
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:30787 / 33915 / 33916 / 52220 / 52224 / 53452
Processor code:SLA4D / SLAVJ / SR04S / SR04Z
Processor package size:31 / 35 / 35 x 35 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / No
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS / BIOS, HDD / BIOS, User
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD / BIOS, User

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows Vista Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / MMC, Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 640 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320 / 500 / 640 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.6 / 9.96
Height:14.9
Height (front):1.1 / 1.3
Height (rear):1.34 / 1.37 / 1.38 / 1.59
Weight:5.73 / 6.5
Width:14.4 / 14.9