Asus X751LAV-HI31003K is a value for money big laptop with power-efficient Broadwell processor inside. It’s powered by an Intel Core i3-5010U dual-core processor running at 2.1 GHz. Supporting Hyper Threading technology, it can have up to 4 threads. The integrated graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 5500 and it doesn’t have discrete GPU. Therefore, this laptop is only suitable for essential use and it won’t provide good performance for graphics demanding applications. 6GB of DDR3L system memory is pretty good for a laptop in the low $400s and a 1TB internal HDD at 5400RPM offers ample storage so you can install many applications and store a lot of files.
A large display with 17.3-inch diagonal and HD+ 1600 x 900 pixels resolution lets you enjoy comfortable view like using a desktop. There are three USB ports; all of them are USB 3.0. Other ports included on the big laptop include a VGA port, a headphone output / microphone input combo jack, an RJ45 port, and an HDMI port. The disc burner is located on the right side. The chiclet keyboard looks good and it’s also designed to make typing more comfortable. It also includes a 10-key numeric pad where you can input numbers quickly.
The desktop replacement supports fast networking when you connected via RJ45 port with maximum speed of 1000Mbps. You can connect to a wireless hotspot using its 802.11b/g/n adapter. To send/receive files wirelessly, you can make use of the built-in Bluetooth. The webcam’s maximum recording resolution is 0.3 MP (VGA). This laptop is not easy to carry, but it can be a good alternative if you’re looking for a desktop replacement with affordable price, good performance, and good battery life.
Asus X751LAV-HI31003K Specifications
Intel Core i3-5010U (2 cores, 4 threads, 2.1 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
HD+ (1600 x 900 pixels)
Intel HD Graphics 5500
Inputs & Controls
Touchpad supporting multi-touch control
3 x USB 3.0
1 x HDMI output
1 x VGA
1 x headphone output / microphone input combo
1 x RJ45
1 x HDMI
SD/SDHC card reader
10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
4-cell Lithium-ion battery
Dimensions and Weight
Weight: 6.17 lbs.
Security cable slot