Asus U36S Laptop Review

Sat, Dec 24, 2011

Hardware Reviews

Asus U36S Laptop Review

You might want to read this Asus U36S Laptop Review if you are interested in its features. If you are looking for a stylish and sleek ultraportable laptop, then you are in the right page. This super thin laptop has everything that you could possibly need and desire in a laptop, except if you are a sucker for listening to high quality sounding music. The audio speakers of this ultraportable unit has definitely an acquired desire.

Its primary cost is $870, which is the average price of ultraportable laptops of its kind. This Asus U36S laptop comes with a second generation Intel processor called Core i5, which is highly capable and of high quality. It also has an upgradable RAM of 4GB and you can expand it up to 8GB. The Asus U36S laptop’s hard drive runs on the speed of 5400 RPM with a memory of a whopping 640 GB. If you are talking about graphics, it has a discrete Nvidia GeForce GT 520M video card. It also runs on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

This article about Asus U36S Laptop Review would tell you that the software of this ultraportable laptop is not what is impressive, hence, it is the appearance. Its sturdy built and sleek appearance are two of its physical characteristics that make this laptop very appealing. The thickness of this unit is relatively lesser than the other kinds of ultraportable laptop, which makes it truly an ultraportable unit. Additionally, the battery life of this Asus U36S laptop is relatively impressive and excellent. Its battery is an eight cell extended battery which, according to some tests, can run and last up to 7 hours and 40 minutes. With the battery installed in the laptop, it can weish to up about 3.7 pounds, which is pretty much a standard.

The design of this Asus U36S laptop is known to be very pleasing to the eyes. It has a smooth matte magnesium alloy cover which is color black with an extra screen. It also sports simple chrome accents. When you open this ultraportable U36S laptop, you will find a black keyboard with touches of light blue accents. Atop the keyboards, two buttons are found located. These buttons enable you to switch between power saving modes. Specifically, the second power saving mode button will enable you to switch between Interl HD graphics and Nvidia discrete graphics card.

Overall, this Asus U36S Laptop Review would rate this ultraportable laptop average. Against its competitors, it performs pretty much at par because of the discrete Nvidia graphics card. When the graphics tests were conducted to this laptop, it performed up to 45 frames per second. In comparison and contrast with other laptops that performed with a shade under 40 frames per second, Asus U36S laptop is definitely better. Although Sony VAIO SB Series performs at 75 frames per second, you should be alerted that this Sony laptop can be bought by more than twice the price of the Asus ultraportable.

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