Under load the power consumption rises, but this varied considerably during the stress test with Prime95 and Furmark, between In this case there are occasional glitches from time to time. Please, switch off ad blockers. The possibilities to connect to a network or to communicate with other devices are more on the sparse side. The hinges hold the display firmly in place. Also when playing back a DVD the notebook stays inconspicuous with 35 dB. Prices are exclusive of VAT, credit card surcharge and optional delivery charges.

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When it comes to applications that are intended for several cores the quad-core processor has a significant advantage thanks to its additional two cores compared to the Intel Core i5 M. In this case the Asus notebook still stays relatively cool around the palm resting area hmi, and we didn’t measure more than Prices are exclusive of VAT, credit card surcharge and optional delivery charges.

The viewing angle stability doesn’t live up to expectations either. Please refer specification pages for full details. Bad Company 2 58 42 26 16 fps Mafia 2 56 45 41 hdi fps Fifa 11 71 fps Call of Duty: Only a single plate provides access to all the important components.

Review Asus K53SV-SXV Notebook – Reviews

Altogether the notebook with its Intel dual-core Core i5 M can be found in the upper mid-range of our test database. The performance of the mainstream model with an Intel Core i5 M 2. While it didn’t come to any significant limitations during the subsequent 3DMark benchmark, the Cinebench benchmark showed considerably reduced scores, in other words there was noticeable throttling.


The somewhat smaller keys have a generous distance between them, but are a little slippery. Although we endeavor to present the most accurate and comprehensive information at the time of publication, we reserve the right to make changes without prior notice.

The low as well as the high frequencies could be more clearly defined. To make up for this the pressure point is nicely crisp though. The K53SV has an elegant metallic design with high quality materials. Asus has equipped its hdml notebook with two stereo speakers made by Altec Lansing. An HDMI cable transmits both audio and video signals in a single cable instead of separating the two signals. Please, switch off asks blockers.

Otherwise the ports could also be better distributed.

Battlefield Bad Company 2 only reached 26 fps with high detail settings, whereby the fun of playing the game is lost. With these results the Asus is ranked among the upper mid-range multimedia notebook competitors. Asus kk53sd trying to appeal to the mainstream with its new K53SV multimedia notebook.

Review Asus K53SV-SX131V Notebook

On average the top surface heats up to What was able to impress hdki was the stable case made of aluminum. The display lid in comparison can be dented considerably in the middle, which is within limits though. The two mouse buttons unfortunately only have a very short key travel. Whether or not this notebook is really suitable for this purpose can be discovered in the following review.


Again, the HDMI connector will only go in one way. Colors of products may not be perfectly accurate due to variations caused by photography and monitor settings.

In the Mafia 2 benchmark test the notebook can however get to the top of the list in the benchmark comparison. As usual we proceeded to test the graphics performance with the aid of the benchmark series 3DMark. The system noise is also a positive aspect. This is responsible for the cool palm resting area. For a price of around Euros buyers receive a useful device, which does have its weaknesses though. The IceCool technology lived up to expectations in our test.

External speakers can only be connected to the headphone output or via HDMI.

The manufacturing quality of the multimedia notebook is good.