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Asus K52JC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Asus K52JC. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and touchpad. The performance and durability also get good feedback, but many are negative about the battery and screen.

durability, performance, touchpad, reliability

price, connectivity, keyboard, screen, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus K52JC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Asus K52JC

 

We get our first look at an Nvidia Optimus laptop, the 15.6inch Asus K52JC.

Optimus switchable graphics, Decent build quality, Great touchpad

Poor keyboard, Glossy finish, Overpriced, Limited connectivity

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Tommy Melville (techradar.com)

Asus K52JC-EX089V review

 

A very solid laptop that makes a good option for all the family

Good performance ; Dedicated graphics ; Good build quality

Dim screen

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Alan Lu (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus K52JC review

 

The Asus K52JC is a well-equipped laptop, but it's overpriced at £700.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Good Laptop

 

The laptop has lasted several years and continues to work very well on the hardware side. No issues software wise that weren't my own doing

None. Product works as described

Aug, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

do not order the insurance

 

good product but from best buy

if u just need a power cord they will not send it out at all the so if you want the computer and a service plan go somewhere else

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HDA / SRS / SRS Premium / SRS PS
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2
Speaker Power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing

Battery

Battery Capacity:2200 / 4400 / 48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):2 / 3.5
Battery performance:2200 / 4400
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Design

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

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15 / 15.6 / 16
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss
LED backlight: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42 / 4.74
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512 / 1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4570 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5470 / AMD Radeon HD 5470 / NVIDIA GeForce 310M / NVIDIA GeForce G310M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 1.024 / 1024
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:500
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):667 / 766
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / No

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard key pitch:0.748 / 1
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4 / 6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots: / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR / 2.1+EDR
Cabling technology: / 10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:10/100/1000 / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

CD write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:SRS / SRS Premium / SRS PS
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.11 b/g/n / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 10 x 1.41 / 15 x 10 x 14.1
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Hot keys:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V / 100 - 240 V AC / 100 - 240V / 100-240V
Power supply type:AC / AC - DC / AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Performance

TV tuner integrated:No / 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
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
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
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42 / 4.74
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i3, Core i5, Pentium
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):14 / 15 / 17 / 18 / 19
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
PCI Express configurations:1x16
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:I3-350M / i3-370M / I3-380M / i5-430M / i5-450M / I5-460M / I5-520M / P6000 / P6100
Processor boost frequency:2.53 / 2.66 / 2.8 / 2.93
Processor cache:0.512, 3 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i5-xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.86 / 2 / 2.26 / 2.4 / 2.53
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-350M / i3-370M / I3-380M / i5-430M / i5-450M / I5-460M / I5-520M / P6000 / P6100
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium P6000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1288 / BGA956 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C2 / K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 4.8
System bus rate:2.5 / 4.8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
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:No / Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:1.0 / 2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:43529 / 43537 / 47341 / 49020 / 49022 / 49058 / 50175 / 50178 / 50179
Processor code:SLBPL / SLBPM / SLBTZ / SLBUK / SLBUR / SLBWB / SLC22
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / N / No
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:BIOS / BIOS, HDD
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD

Software

Bundled software:ASUSDVD 6-in-1;\nAdobe Acrobat Reader 9.0;\nTrend Micro Internet Security 2010
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Pre-installed software:Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 / Trend Micro Internet Security 2010
Trial software:Trend Micro Internet Security 2010

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, SD / MMC, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 640
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500 / 640

Technical Details

Power supply type:AC/DC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 10.1
Height:1.38
Height (front):1 / 1.22 / 1.34 / 1.36 / 13.6
Height (rear):1.4 / 1.41 / 14.1 / 2
Weight:5.73 / 5.78 / 5.95 / 7
Width:14.6 / 15