Newest ASUS S56C S56CA S56CM Ultrabook review
Laptop performance parts, HDD with SSD hybrid drive architecture, able to combine the storage capacity requirements and demand for information processing speed, but the HDD to use only the SATA II interface and 5400RPM speed hard drives, that really still a little impact to your hard drive performance performance, simply hard part can upgrade replacement, it is recommended to switch to a higher level of HDD hard drive, or directly replace the performance of SSD solid state hard disk will have some help, in addition SC56C is also preparing a set of memory slots, users can add their own built-in memory capacity, in order to enhance the performance of the laptop; overall laptop performance should be considered the most prominent image and game performance, the GT 635M 2GB independent graphics, although the high-end product is not NVIDIA laptop graphics card, but the performance is quite ten.
This laptop in the appearance and special designs, although the body thickness is still Intel for the Ultrabook the specification range within, but weighs more than 2Kg will indeed have to bring convenience to cause some degree of , although the product is equipped a low voltage processor, lightweight body design under the influence of the built-in lithium battery capacity is relatively low, the performance of the battery life is relatively weak, even if you can replace the lithium battery design, you can purchase battery to solve the problem of life, body originally not light weight, but with more with one or more of the lithium batteries only create more carry weight and therefore often need to carry out laptop users may want to give more consideration to the impact of this part.
The most talked about in the PC industry in 2012 is the ultra-pole of this, its main advantage is that thin and light portable, long battery life, but because of the ultra-pole of the internal space is severely restricted, heat dissipation has become a crucial factor, so the super pole This basic core graphics to reduce heat generation. If the PC manufacturers introduce discrete graphics light of this, to meet user demand for thin body in the performance of the above is resolved, they will certainly favored by consumers.
In light of this growing demand, ASUS has launched a with discrete graphics S56C efficient thin and light notebook, it has the latest processor and discrete graphics; 11.6 ", 14" and 15.6 "in three sizes choice, as well as a wealth of color choices; whole thickness of only 20mm, weighs 2.05 kilograms, light and easy to carry; and adopting a more ergonomic thermal design, all-day feel comfortable; in addition to instant networking, data protection tools , Dolby PC audio number of practicality.
The editor received to send the measure is a sky blue ASUS S56C-33G50Mabb (below abbreviated ASUS S56C) with a 4cell ASUS S56C Battery fashionable thin and light, with a third-generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 2GB memory, 500GB hard drive, is also equipped with Intel GMA HD 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M dual graphics cards, let the machine run ability is very good, will give you outstanding performance in the office entertainment. ASUS the S56C thin this material is solid in the fuselage, using a full magnesium alloy casing, you can play a very good protective effect on the whole and to enhance a sense of quality, coupled with sky-blue appearance, but also add a little fresh fashion elements. Roof central "ASUS" logo Logo full metal texture is particularly striking on the roof of the sky blue.
In addition, the surface of the grinding treatment, you can play the role of non-slip anti-shedding, can effectively avoid fingerprint contamination and easy to clean. Open the ASUS S56C thin could see the B-side 14-inch LED-backlit widescreen design, the best resolution of 1366 x 768 screen displays crisp and clear, and C surface black Cap with seems simple and clear.
PCMARK7 test scores compared with 2209 points. PCMARK VANTAGE 6899 test results. The hard part S56C HDD + SSD hybrid hard drive architecture, HDD is the Hitachi 750GB SATAII 5400RPM hard drive. As for the SSD, SanDisk production the 24GB SATAIII SSD products. ATTO Disk Benchmark can be measured SSD plus the hold after the read and write speeds 116615/90687 MB / s (read / write). Presented only HDD-D slot to read and write speed backward, to 86175/86037 MB / s (read / write).
Comes with the Windows 7 operating system performance index score to assess can see the light of this, the ASUS S56C measured ASUS the S56C thin this score was 4.8, including the Windows Aero desktop performance drag on, the processor score 6.9 In addition, 3D gaming graphics performance 6.6, from the overall score of view, this ASUS S56C notebook can be very good to meet user demand in the entertainment. In order to be able how ASUS S56C, a more detailed understanding of the light of this performance, we turn CineBench R11.5 software to its processor performance assessment, 3DMark Vantage and 3DMark 11 software for the graphics card graphics performance test, the HD Tune software its hard disk test and the PCMark this powerful hardware testing tool to its comprehensive performance test.
From the above benchmarks, we can see that ASUS the S56C thin this in its processor and graphics capabilities are pretty good performance on the hard drive test is a normal level in the final score of the test software to prove that this thin ability to respond to complex uses of the environment, stability and security above this ASUS or do very much in place. The words above the light of this, the ASUS S56C, a comprehensive analysis, then look at the actual operation of them will show how? The following DirectX 9 (Street Fighter 4), WinRAR compression software, light and shadow magic hand picture processing software to ASUS S56C notebook gaming performance, and office performance test.
Test results to see that the ran out, no pressure test score of A, see ASUS S56C light of this performance in the game is still very good. Next, take a look at this cerASUS S56C thin and light in office how? The WinRAR comes Benchamark to test the whole hard drive and processor work efficiency, the software will automatically give you the run results (the results of the value the greater the score the better), after running for some time the S56CA and ASUS S56CA battery thin and light in this test project The results for 2917, we use shadow magic hands to open the test package consisting of 50 3888 * 2592 high-definition picture, and then scaling and sharpening settings, batch processing, the last completed time of 1 minute 15 seconds (the time short achievements, the better).
Through the game test and office tests can reflect ASUS S56C frivolous aspects of this game as well as office did a great job, thanks to arrangements by the machine hardware configuration is quite reasonable.
BatteryMon graphically, allows us to visually see the various performance parameters of the battery. Loaded laptop battery is disconnected after the external power supply, run BatteryMon, then click the "Start" button, the decline curve of the battery can be seen in the plot. The vertical axis shows the percentage of remaining battery power, the abscissa indicates that the battery usage time. More information on the left, "Total time", said the software testing can be used when battery is fully charged.
In the actual test, we will adjust the screen brightness to the brightest, and system power management settings, and start from the fully charged state run BatteryMon standard test for high-performance, analog measured the aircraft's life time of 4 hours 40 minutes so, relative to the thin market, when their life long performance good.
Next, we have its hard drive has been tested, and ultimately found that the minimum speed is 41.9MB / s burst speed is 87.9MB / s average speed is 68.9MB / s, more general in the performance of read / memory speed. Next, we use PCMARK VANTAGE S56CM machine performance evaluation, the final score of 6633 points, all aspects of performance are relatively balanced, in addition to this communication a 9271 points away in about 4000 points, after all, performance is not The strengths of the notebook.
Get in terms of hardware configuration, the S56CM with ASUS S56CM Battery 22nm process technology, Intel Core i5 3210M processor, equipped with Intel HM77 chipset, configured with 5400 RPM 500GB hard drive, and 4GB DDR3 1600MHz speed memory, the models use the Intel HD 4000 Core Graphics. Intel Core i5 3210M belong new IVB platform, dual-core design, the processor based on 22nm process technology, the core code for Ivy, Bridge, the initial frequency of 2.5Hz, shared L3 cache of 3MB, the overall TDP of 35W.
ASUS S56CM is equipped with a 4400mAh 60Wh, notebook set to power saving mode, wifi on and medium screen brightness, running Powermark, final test results for seven hours and six minutes, this success can be satisfactory. Original
By convention, we use the FurMark software to make this machine run in the high-load condition, after nearly five hours of time (much longer than the standard time test time), the processor temperature rises to 84 ° C, the graphics card temperature reached 81 ° C , a single sensor temperature from the point of view, the cooling performance quite satisfactory. The entire palm rest part of the average temperature of less than 30 ℃, the user will not feel discomfort, and some high temperature in the central and the left side of the keyboard area. The maximum temperature above 44 ℃, there will be a warm feeling, but this is not common for general use.
By actual weighing, S56CM including the battery weight is 1.835kg for a 12-inch notebook, this weight is not light, but considering the use of large capacity battery 60Wh, then the results can still be acceptable.
The ASUS S56CM the large-capacity battery will make the body a slight tilt, so that the thickness of a machine will be significantly increased, the thickness at about 34mm.
ASUS S56CM is not light nor thin, but the availability is much higher than the thin and light notebook or ultra-pole, standard voltage processor and core graphics S56CM such a small size notebook has a ASUS A41-K56 Battery complete experience in terms of performance, in actual use experience, high-touch keyboard, long-life battery worth noting relative to the low-end consumer notebooks, S56CM work have to be better.
See the S56, we can not help X-series and U series were compared, the difference between the two is not small, such as the U Series X Series keyboard shortcuts, WIFI accepted, interfaces, the thickness of the fuselage, thermal windows and other design more rich and refined some of the details than S56CM touches can be seen as a simplified version of the X series, although the origin is not pure, but it has the experience of most of the U series, plus the advantages of price, as well as ASUS for some special services for large customers (eg, customized), S56CM, whether it is for business users, cost control, or personal purchases, are very affordable choice