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Asus W90

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Asus W90. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and usability. The screen and performance also get good reviews, whereas reviews are divided on the energy efficiency. The size and reliability get critical views.

durability, performance, screen, usability, design

portability, battery, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus W90 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus W90

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Asus W90 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the screen and keyboard. The portability and sound are also appreciated, whereas the usability and reliability get critical opinions.

sound, portability, keyboard, screen

price, reliability, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Asus W90 review

 

Nothing has been left out of the W90 when it comes to gaming performance. Perhaps that's why it's so heavy...

Phenomenally powerful and the ultimate gaming laptop, if you can handle the weight and the price

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Tommy Melville (techradar.com)

Asus W90 review

 

Asus has unleashed a dual-GPU monster

Massive power ; Great multimedia features ; Nice screen

Big and heavy ; Expensive

An exceptionally powerful laptop that also boasts a wealth of features

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Zack Stern (techadvisor.co.uk)

Asus W90VP review

 

Slightly more 'monster' than 'monstrosity', the luggable Asus W90VP goes where it wants with a 5.2kg body and 400mm+ wide frame. But that size - which is big even for a power laptop - allows for desktop-like gaming power, even though other features...

The Asus W90VP matches the typical specs and performance scores of rivals, especially when powering through high-res games with its dual GPUs. Simple, software overclocking makes it a good fit for gamers. But it lacks the jaw-dropping overall...

May, 2009

Expert review by (itreviews.co.uk)

Asus - W90

 

Asus has carved itself an impressive reputation in the notebook market, with the majority of its models offering just the right mix of quality, design and value. The W90 represents the firm's flagship desktop replacement, and ...

Although not without its limitations, the W90 is an impressive and capable desktop replacement. Those looking for the best multimedia and gaming experience available need look no further than this, though for nearly a grand less we'd recommend you also...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Mads D. (laptop-review.eu)

ASUS W90vP. Size matters

 

The ASUS W90vP is a so-called ”Desktop Replacement” which is substantially different from rival products. The computer sports an untraditionally large 18.4 inch display, but that does offer certain advantages. The W90 is the first laptop we're testing...

Incredibly high performance ; Good sound (though not at maximum volume) ; Display with a good resolution ; Ease of use ; User-friendly software ; Plenty of accessories

Fan noise ; Too low resolution on the secondary OS ; Battery life ; Weight

The Asus W90 is truly one of the most powerful laptops you can get your hands on. The performance is tip-top and comparable to a lot of desktops. The computer has a lot of great features making it fine to work on. A huge display, huge resolution, huge...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Techworld (techworld.com)

Asus W90VP laptop

 

The Asus W90VP matches the typical specs and performance scores of rivals, especially when powering through high-res games with its dual GPUs. Simple, software overclocking makes it a good fit for gamers. But it lacks the jaw-dropping overall...

May, 2009

Expert review by : Rob Kerr (wired.co.uk)

Asus W90 gaming laptop

 

Asus tempted us to a meeting in the Wired office with the promise of "their new portable computer". However, the unveiling of a 5.2kg laptop left me wondering who exactly would be able to lug this machine around all day, apart from the front row of the...

Dual Crossfire Graphics cards, Blu-ray drive, 6GB RAM, dual 320GB HDDs, 1080p screen. In fact, just a plethora of impressive specs

Battery life is not all that great, then again it's not really made to be driven from battery alone. The case isn't the most attractive Asus have ever produced (but looks aren't everything)

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Zack Stern (pcworld.com)

W90

 

I'm not sure whether "desktop replacement" accurately describes the heft of the Asus W90VP, but I certainly agree with the included warning not to use it on a lap. Slightly more "monster" than "monstrosity," this luggable goes where it wants with a...

Good game performance Crisp, sizable, 18.4-inch screen

Weak sound Screen glare due to glossy panel

The Asus W90VP matches the typical specs and performance scores of rivals, especially when powering through high-res games with its dual GPUs. Simple, software overclocking makes it a good fit for gamers. But it lacks the jaw-dropping overall...

May, 2009

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Asus W90Vp-X review: Asus W90Vp-X

 

Asus W90Vp-X

Desktop-quality gaming performance; ample port assortment; instantly overclockable.

Generic OEM design; gigantic chassis; smallish keyboard compared with its size.

The massive Asus W90Vp-X1 won't win any design awards, but its mobile gaming performance is tough to beat.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Asus W90VP Gaming Notebook

 

Heroes die young. At Cebit this year the W90 from Asus was still

Successful design; Extensive interface equipment; Promising HD4870 X2 graphics solution; Reasonable system noise in idle use; Very good sound playback

Unpleasant hand posture due to high height; Volume adjustment needs a lot of getting used to; Lukewarm display brightness and illumination; Q9000 CPU is a bottleneck; Poor driver support

Finally, also the deployed graphics solution suffers from this, which with two ATI Mobility Radeon HD4870 chips would have absolutely had the stuff to be a front-runner. Indeed ATI also has to put up with the accusation that such negligent driver...

Jul, 2009