Saturday, March 19, 2016

Asus R510J Laptop Review

Asus has been known for gaming PCs and laptops Back in November Asus launched its latest entry-level gaming laptop in India, Asus R510J for Rs. 69,990.The ASUS R510JX is powered by a 4th generation Intel Core i7 4720HQ quad-core processor with NVidia GTX 950M graphics card and 8 GB of RAM.check our Review of Asus R510J

Asus  R510J  is an entry-level gaming machine On design, the laptop looks pretty attractive with its attractive red and black tribal-centric graphic pattern on the lid, and also on the insides to attract gamers. Asus has used matte-finished textured material inside which can cope with wear and tear better. Overall build quality to be pretty good.  the laptop has a matte screen which ensures you suffer less from reflections.

Asus  R510J comes with a 15.6-inch LED backlit FHD display (1080x1920) resolution color reproduction and sharpness is pretty good and screen viewing angles are fairly decent.In terms of brightness and contrast, the laptop offers decently high levels for viewing in all lighting conditions.
We get matte-finish inside with the same red and black theme for the keys and trackpad overall keyboard and trackpad looks good, One disappointment is that keyboard isn't backlit, which would have been a good value addition for a gaming laptop.The keyboard is great for typing owing to well-spaced chiclet design. The keys offer excellent tactility and feedback.The trackpad is decently large but the left and right buttons aren't separate and require a lot of effort to press. On both sides of the laptop, you can find the usual connectivity options such as the  2x USB 3.0 ports, 1x USB 2.0 port, DVD writer, headphone/microphone jack, LAN, and HDMI ports. The exhaust vents are placed on the left of the laptop, which does make this side quite warm even when you're not gaming.There are notification lights along the bottom edge of the device, indicating battery, Internet connectivity, and a few more along with the SD card reader. The laptop is slim enough to be portable with a depth of 29mm and is quite hefty at 2.4kg.

 Asus R510J is powered by an Intel Core i7-4720HQ quad-core processor at 2.66Ghz, which can go up to 3.66GHz in turbo mode coupled with  8GB RAM, which helps in adept multitasking. and comes with a 2GB of Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M  graphic card which is based on company’s latest Maxwell architecture that is claimed to deliver and includes NVidia Battery Boost Technology, NVidia Optimus Technology, NVidia GPU Boost 2.0, GeForce Experience and GameStream which gives rich gaming and multimedia experience. Asus R510J laptop runs on Windows 10 64-bit operating system out of the box and can run all high-end games, On storage, t comes with a 1TB hard disk, Asus has also offered several utilities including live update, splendid utility, and WebStorage apps. You get 25GB free Dropbox storage for a period of six months.

 In terms of performance, the laptop runs pretty smoothly and is capable of completing activities efficiently. the device easily runs 4K videos supported by good audio output. Asus R510J to score extremely well in benchmarks and it did not disappoint. Its PCMark 8 score of 3178 points is pretty good as is its score in 3DMark: Cloud Gate where it scores 14269. You will be able to run most games like Farcry 4, Crysis 3, GTA V and including the latest ones works smoothly. Overall gaming performance was good without any lag. yes, laptop heats up while playing games But on regular usage, we did not face any issue with it and Overall audio quality on a laptop is loud and clear.

Asus  R510J comes with a  4-cell 44WH battery which able to deliver backup for 2 hours while playing games all the time where as almost 3 hours backup on normal usage. Battery life is just above average but it can charge from 0-100% in around 2 hours.

  • 15-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) display, 16:9, 200nits
  • 4th Generation 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 4720HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.6 GHz)
  • 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M Graphics
  • 8GB RAM, SATA 1TB 5400rpm
  • Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 (dual band), Bluetooth 4.0
  • VGA WebCam
  • 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, HDMI-out, VGA, RJ-45, audio combo jack
  • Dimensions: 38.0 x 25.1 x 2.92 – 3.17cm, Weight: 2.45 kg
  • Chiclet Keyboard
  • 4 Cell Li-ion (44Wh) battery

 Asus R510J priced at Rs. 69,990 which offers good performance, it's a good buy for those who are looking for an entry level gaming laptop.

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