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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of ASUS N43SL. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the sound. The performance also gets good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the design, while some have doubts about the keyboard and energy efficiency.

performance, sound

battery, screen, energy, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ASUS N43SL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Brian Westover (

Asus N43SL-DH51


Product not yet reviewed by PCMag Editors.

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Jan, 2012

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

ASUS N43SL Jay Chou Special Edition Review


Although the ASUS N43SL's ostentatious design will turn off some, Jay Chou's many fans may love the personal flourishes the superstar added to the laptop. Regardless, the $999 N43SL outperforms both the HP Envy 14 ($1,079) and Dell XPS 14z ($999) in...

Strong graphics performance, Loud, crisp audio, Minimal preloaded software

Polarizing design, No keyboard backlighting, Substandard webcam, Poor battery life

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Andy Sim (

ASUS N43SL Jay Chou Special Edition - A Bold Statement


The ASUS N43SL receives a Jay Chou makeover. Is the new special edition better than its original predecessor or simply a cosmetic change? Read on to find out!

Clean and rich audio ; Decent performance ; Unique design

Tight vertical viewing angle ; Glossy chassis ; High power consumption and average battery life

Performance wise, the JCSE did above average on most of our tests, except for its battery longevity. Based on figures crunched on PCMark Vantage and 3DMark, it is clear that the JCSE isn't built for vigorous tasks, but it should do well where...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Andy Sim (

ASUS N43SL Notebook Launch (Taiwan)


ASUS launches the N43SL multimedia notebook at a press event held in Taipei today. The 14-inch laptop's artwork is inspired and designed by popular Taiwanese artiste, Jay Chou, along with audio hardware co-developed by the Bang & Olufsen ICEpower team.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Johan Keyter (

Asus N43SL


We sink our teeth into the juicy Asus N43SL, one of the first Intel Sandy Bridge based notebooks on the market.

New Sandy Bridge architecture, Core i7, great performance

Keyboard design could've been better, not the longest battery life.

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics

Processor special features

Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:52224 / 53450