Checkout the ASUS K42JC-235R, an old model of ASUS but still very reliable specially if you want need a processing power for a much lower cost. The ASUS K42JC-235R is powered by a 1st gen Intel® Core™ i3-370m at 2.40GHz and an NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M GPU and a 14″ HD LED backlit display that has a 1366 x 768 screen resolution. If you’re just a casual gamer and uses don’t really need that much processing power then this laptop is for you.
ASUS K42JC has a very slim profile at 3.65 cm and a little lighter than the Sony Vaio E Series weighing at 2.2 kg, so you should be able to carry and move around without the feeling that you’re in the gym. Other features of ASUS K42JC are multi-touch mousepad, ASUS Power4Gear that automatically adjust the fan speed and Altec Lansing Speakers.
ASUS K42JC-235R Specs.
OS: Windows® 7 Home Basic
Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-370m 2.40GHz
Display: 14″ HD LED backlit (WXGA:1366 x 768 screen resolution)
RAM: 4GB DDR3
Storage: 500 GB Serial SATA (5400 rpm)
ODD: DVDRW Super Multi
Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M with 1GB DDR3 RAM
Connection: Wlan IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, built-in network card
Ports : VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin, USB 2.0 (3), Ethernet port, stereo mic and head set jack, HDMI, SD and MMC card reader
Audio: Altec Lansing® speakers w/ SRS Premium Sound
Camera: VGA web camera
Dimension: 34.9 x 23.8 x 3.65 cm (W x D x H)
Battery: Li-on 4400 mAh (6 cells)
Weight: 2.2 kg with battery
The ASUS K42JC-235R was originally priced at Php38,988.00 but was later marked-down to Php36,000. I guess the store is trying to clear the inventory since this is an old model which was introduced early last year.[Thanks to Jennifer for the pics]
Last modified: February 22, 2011