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ASUS A52Jc-X1 15.6" Notebook, Intel Core i5-450M (2.4GHz to 2.66GHz with Turbo Boost), 4GB DDR3 Memory, 320GB HDD, NVIDIA Optimus 1GB DDR3 VRAM, DVD Super Multi-Drive, 802.11b/g/n, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit - A52JC-X1

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Asus makes a good product

by Fred on 11/27/2010

This is my first Asus product. It replaced an aging Dell 610 which died abruptly. Its the fastest Windows PC I own or use at work. The keyboard is good and my wife loves the numeric keypad. The touch pad works well but the palm detection feature is annoying. The display is very good although I wish for a higher resolution than WXGA 1366x768. Only gave 4 stars for value because I've seen a few laptops with higher resolution close to the same price. Speakers are OK for a laptop. Haven't heard one that is OK for my hearing loss.

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Good Performance but....

by A customer on 11/27/2010

Good: Overall good performance and everything seems to work. Bad: No button to change volume and wireless netowrk. The speaker is very bad. Overall: It is a powerful laptop with reasonable price.

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Product Overview

Energy-efficient Multitasking

The 15.6-inch, HD-ready A52Jc-X1 notebook is a great everyday computing companion by ASUS. The cover of this versatile notebook has been engineered with a scratch-resistant infusion design so it stays new-looking day after day.

You’ll experience a new level of multitasking performance powered by the Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost Technology for power when you need it, plus an NVIDIA Optimus graphics processor that provides an immersive, cinematic experience. The HDMI audio/video output allows a single cable to transmit uncompressed high-definition video to your digital TV or LCD.

And with the 64-bit version of the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system pre-installed, everyday tasks are simpler. You can scan all your open windows with Live Taskbar Previews, find a file, connect to a network, or use Snap to arrange a few windows side by side, all with only two or three clicks.

The A52Jc-X1 also includes ASUS palm-proof technology that reduces typing errors, an intuitive multi-touch touchpad so you can pinch-zoom in or out of pictures and scroll with minimal effort, a built-in webcam and digital microphone, 320GB hard drive, high-speed wireless N connectivity, and SmartLogon for convenient, password-free facial recognition access.

Stylish Design with Exceptional Multimedia Performance and Versatility

Key Features

  • Vivid 15.6-inch HD Color-Shine widescreen for an immersive cinematic experience (Learn more)
  • NVIDIA Optimus Technology provides smart visual performance and battery-extended benefits for extended HD enjoyment (Learn more)
  • New Intel Core i5-450M processor with Turbo Boost for smart multitasking performance (Learn more)
  • 320GB hard drive for fast, convenient storage and access to all your documents, music, videos, and photos (Learn more)
  • Spacious, cool-to-the-touch palm rest with ASUS Palm-proof technology that distinguishes between your palm and fingers for more accurate typing
  • Multi-touch trackpad helps you navigate through web pages, documents, and images
  • HDMI high-definition audio/video output allows a single cable to transmit uncompressed high-definition video to your digital TV or LCD (Learn more)

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Your Personal Mobile Media Center

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Sit back and relax with multimedia features that deliver immersive HD entertainment wherever you go. Enjoy a brighter standard of HD cinematic viewing with the super thin, light 15.6-inch HD Color-Shine Widescreen LCD with 16:9 aspect ratio. Driven by the NVIDIA Optimus graphics processor that provides smart visual performance and battery-extended benefits, you can take HD entertainment on-the-go and enjoy casual gaming anytime.

And with HDMI connectivity, you can turn this versatile notebook into your personal media center by streaming full HD 1080p video and audio to your HDTV. HDMI visuals are smoother and sharper, with a distinct reduction in video noise. Audio is crisp and taut, without any distortion. HDMI also works well with fixed-pixel displays including LCD, plasma, or DLP screens and projectors.

Eye-Catching Ergonomic Style

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Built with durability in mind, the A52Jc-X1 boasts a new streamlined design featuring ASUS Infusion Technology that gives this A series notebook a scratch-resistant finish and eye-catching style. The sunken-hinge chassis of the A52Jc-X1 enables wider, more ergonomic viewing angles so you can experience HD entertainment in comfort.

Plus, the ASUS Power4 Gear utility controls fan noise levels for virtual silence during movies, and in noise-sensitive environments like the office or library.

Next Generation Intel Processor

Golden Ratio of 16:9 for Widescreen Movies and Games At the head of the A52Jc-X1 is the new Intel Core i5 processor. With Turbo Boost Technology, the Core i5 mobile processor will automatically speed up to match multitasking demands. Plus, it features Intel Graphics Technology for an excellent HD video experience, and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology that intelligently enables its two cores for simultaneous 4-way multitasking.

Along with the ASUS exclusive Power4 Gear to control system performance, the A52Jc-X1 masterfully optimizes system performance for the task at hand. With a push of a button, you can select the power profile that matches your need.

It’s All About Connections

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Connect to your friends and family wherever you are, with an integrated webcam, digital microphone, and built-in high-speed Wireless N Internet connectivity for ‘real-time’ video conferencing and Internet browsing.

With the spacious, fast 320GB at 5,400RPM hard disk drive storage, you can quickly store and access documents, music, videos, and photos on the A52Jc-X1 with ease.

The multimedia friendly A52Jc-X1 is the ideal tool to enrich your digital life.

Windows 7 Spotlight

Golden Ratio of 16:9 for Widescreen Movies and Games Recently rated #1 in consumer reliability for Windows-based PCs by SquareTrade1, you get the peace of mind you deserve every time you start your A52Jc-X1. ASUS worked with Microsoft to develop time-saving features like FastBoot technology, reducing the time needed for startup and shutdown. And you can enjoy unplugged gaming longer thanks to enhanced power management features of Windows 7.

Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. And you can watch, pause, rewind, and record TV.2 Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.

Experience FastBoot, the unique performance boost for Windows 7 made possible by a partnership between ASUS and Microsoft. With FastBoot technology, Windows 7 64-bit-enabled ASUS notebooks start up in a staggering 30 seconds, 40% faster than 32-bit operating systems.3

ASUS 360 -- Comprehensive Care Package Included

Golden Ratio of 16:9 for Widescreen Movies and Games Included is one of the industry’s most complete customer care packages which offers a level of coverage that adds to the price of competing products:4

1 Year Global Warranty

30-Day Flawless Display Guarantee: If you discover one defective bright dot within 30 days of purchase, ASUS will replace the panel at no cost.

Two way free standard shipping

24/7 tech support

ASUS Accidental Damage Warranty (ADW)

Golden Ratio of 16:9 for Widescreen Movies and Games You have extra protection when accidents happen to your ASUS notebook purchased in the US or Canada. ASUS will fix or replace your notebook for you at no charge during the first year after purchase in the event of damage from accidental spills, drops, electrical surges, or fire.5

Warranty covering accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage

Target 3 business day turnaround time for repair / replacement (not including receiving and shipping time)

One-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost

24 hour toll-free phone support

What's in the Box

The entire ASUS A52Jc-X1 package contains a warranty information card, a A52Jc-X1 notebook, and a 6-cell battery pack.

  • A52Jc-X1 notebook
  • AC Adapter
  • 6-cell Battery Pack
  • Warranty Information Card

  • 1 Rated number 1 PC brand according to SquareTrade, the leading direct-to-consumer warranty company (for more information visit
    2 Internet access required. Free TV content varies by geography. Some content may require additional fees.
    3 System performance is subject to system configuration. With FastBoot, ASUS enables the 64-bit Windows 7 to boot-up faster compared to a 32-bit Windows Vista.
    4 For notebooks purchased on or after Sept. 10, 2007. The ASUS 360 Notebook Service Program and Accidental Damage Warranty covers “ASUS” brand notebooks only, and does NOT extend to: “Built on ASUS,” “ASMobile,” “Powered by ASUS,” the Eee PC, or some other models. These retailers are currently among the companies that do NOT participate in the ASUS 360 Notebook Service Program and Accidental Damage Warranty: Best Buy, MicroCenter, and The Source by CircuitCity in Canada. Limit of one claim per notebook for Accidental Damage Warranty. ASUS reserves the right to discontinue this program and to modify the terms and c


    Manufacturer Asus
    Mfg Part# A52JC-X1
    SKU 216885053
    UPC 884840671077
    UPC 14 00884840671077
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    Tech Specs
    Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
    Display: 15.6-inch HD Color-Shine Widescreen (1366x768)
    CPU: Intel Core i5-450M processor (2.4Ghz to 2.66Ghz with Turbo Boost)
    Video: NVIDIA Optimus 1GB DDR3 VRAM
    Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n (@ 2.4GHz)
    LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
    Memory: 4GB DDR3, 2 x SODIMM Sockets
    Storage: 320GB, 5,400RPM hard drive
    Optical Disc Drive: DVD Super Multi Double Layer Drive
    Camera: 0.3 Megapixel
    Speakers: Altec Lansing speakers
    Microphone: Digital Microphone
    Card Reader: MMC, SD/SDHC, MS, MS Pro
    Input/Output: 1 x Mic-in1 x Headphone-out1 x VGA port/Mini D-Sub 15-pin for external monitor3 x USB 2.0 ports
    1 x HDMI
    Battery Pack: 6-cell
    Dimensions: 15.2 x 10.2 x 1.4–inches (W x D x H)
    Weight: 5.8 pounds (with 6-cell battery)
    Color: Galaxy Black
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