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Asus N56VJ-S4031H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 483 reviews of Asus N56VJ-S4031H. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the price and screen are overall positive. The design and sound are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the portability. There are some critical reviews about the touchpad and usability.

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usability, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus N56VJ-S4031H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Asus N56VJ-S4031H from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the screen and price. The sound and durability also get good comments. Many are critical about the portability and size.

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77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2019

Consumer review ( review summary for Asus N56VJ-S4031H


alaTest has collected and analyzed 324 user reviews of Asus N56VJ-S4031H from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the usability and price. The design and portability also get good views, but many are less positive about the size and energy efficiency.

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83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2019

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Asus N56VJ-S4164H


Screen performance and build surpassed my expectations. Pc pro gave it a great write up so I had high hopes and I am pleased to say that this did not disappoint.

Mi or gripe, but there are no buttons on the scroll pad. The whole pad does depress to signal a click but it's not quite intuitive

Jun, 2013

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Excellent sound. Excellent Performance

Jun, 2013

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Powerful and fast, excellent keyboard, good screen, by far the best laptop sound I've ever encountered, attractive machine too. I swithered between getting this and a Macbook Retina Pro for ages. Glad I went for the Asus.

May, 2013

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Build quality outright power, bang & Olson sound system with external sub

keyboard and touchpad like a mac ?

May, 2013

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Amazing laptop - the Full HD screen and sound quality are great. Nice and quick. Also looks good

Mine had an iffy Hard disk and was replaced quickly Other than that no faults at all :)

May, 2013

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Fast, superb design, great speakers, great screen - ideal for Bluray and multimedia

Battery life not as good as other machines, BUT is good for the performance of the machine.

Apr, 2013

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good performance


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Excellent sound for a laptop Good all round performance

Taking time to get to grips with Windows 8

Apr, 2013

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Attractive design Sharp, bright screen Impressive speakers Good all round performance Large HD

Slow HD Smudge-attracting lid Some unnecessary software pre-loaded Battery life could be better

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications


Audio system:ICEpower / SonicMaster Lite / SonicMaster Premium
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing / Bang & Olufsen


Battery Capacity:4700 / 5200
Battery capacity (Watt hours):50 / 56
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6


Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


Colour of product:Black, Silver / Black, Stainless Steel / Black, White
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black, Silver / Black, Stainless Steel / Black, White
Product Type:Notebook


3D: No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Nvidia GeForce GT 635M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes


Internal Memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


3G:N / No
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Other features

Audio system:ICEpower / SonicMaster Lite / SonicMaster Premium
Graphics adapter family:Intel, NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y / Yes
S/PDIF out port:No / Y / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:4.74 / 6.3
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:120 / 65 / 90
Power auto-sensing: Yes


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23 / 24 / 25 / 26
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express
Number of Processors Supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.2 / 3.3 / 3.4
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Model:I5-3210M / I5-3230M / I7-3610QM / I7-3630QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket G2
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:E1 / L1
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:105 / 105 C

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:64899 / 65708 / 71459 / 72056 / I5-3210M
Processor code:SR0N0 / SR0UX / SR0WX
Processor package size:31 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington / No / Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: No
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD / BIOS, HDD, User / HDD, User, BIOS


Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8


Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / memory stick (ms), mmc, sd / MMC, SD / SD, Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:25.1 / 25.5 / 255
Height (front):2.25 / 2.7 / 2.72 / 2.73
Height (rear):3.19 / 3.2 / 3.24 / 3.4
Weight:2.52 / 2.7
Width:37.8 / 38 / 380