With a 2.1GHz dual core Core i3-2310M processor, 4GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive and a 15.6" TFT with 1366×768 and a price tag under $650 the slightly bulky but also powerful ASUS K53E is an interesting notebook. The Tech Report started the review hoping that the dual core processor would translate into longer battery life but instead ASUS opted for a less powerful battery, which does help the price. Still, six hours of web browsing and 4.5 hours of perfect HD video playback is nothing to sneer at. Check out the full review to see how well it handled other tasks.
"We’ve already put a quad-core Sandy Bridge notebook through the paces, but how does a system with a dual-core CPU based on the same architecture perform? Does it give previous-gen Core 2010 chips a run for their money, and perhaps more importantly, does it offer better battery life?"
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