The deal: ASUS K53SC-SX118V - affordable mid-range allrounder with lots of RAM - $694.00
For $694 the 15.6in ASUS K53SC-SX118V is all-rounder notebook is bargain, and while its dedicated graphics card isn’t as good as those in some equally-priced alternatives it more than makes up for it with extra RAM and storage. Underpinning the other specs is a fast mid-range 2nd Gen Intel Core i5 processor. Overall this notebook is for those that need a lot of power for programs and plent of graphics rendering power.
The K53SC has a 2nd Gen Intel Core i5-2410M (2.3GHz), a mid-range processor that can run productivity applications and most intensive software. It can burst up to 2.9GHz using Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology if a particularly demanding program is running.
It has a dedicated graphics card called the NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX. It’s one of the faster low-end graphics cards and can handle modern games at low settings.
It has 6GB of RAM, which is 2GB more than the average found in notebooks and will contributes to good system performance and multitasking.
A 640GB hard disk drive, which is reasonably generous and will carry lots of data and applications.
It has a 15.6in (1,366x768 resolution) gloss screen.
The K53SC has average portability, because it weighs 2.6kg and is 34.9mm thick. It'll be straightforward to carry around.
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Where to buy it
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Available until 5th Dec 2011
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