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(OUT OF STOCK) Asus P42[Professional Grade] Core_i5 +nVidia + FREE Printer

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Item Name : Asus P42[Professional Grade] Core_i5 +nVidia + FREE Printer
Item Type : Laptops/Notebooks
Condition : Brand New
Branch : Greenhills, San Juan | Location Map
Price : PhP 29888.00
Warranty : 1 Year Shop + 1 Year GLOBAL Warranty

NOTE: This machine is sold default with DOS. At CoolTOYZ we have pre-loaded the model with WINDOWS_7 to allow buyers to experience the laptop before purchasing. At CoolTOYZ You can test the audio, keyboard, display and webcam before you purchase. We will even allow you to bring a copy of your favorite game, install it, play it, before deciding on the final purchase. This is what we mean by stating, where deals are done sitting down.

Responsibility to install Genuine software on the notebook rests with the buyer.

Overview: Budget Core i5 Business Grade Laptop with NVIDIA® OPTIMUS Technology
Intel Core_i5-460M processor 2.53GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.8 GHz
- Hyper threading enables the processor to handle 4 threads at once.
- 5 things you need to know about Core_i5: <click here>
• 2048MB DDR3 1333MHz Memory (2GBx1) / for RAM upgrade <click here> / 8Gb Max
500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Disk Drive

MATTE 14-inch L.E.D. Widescreen Display (1366 x 768)
1GB DDR3 nVIDIA® GeForce® 310M with NVIDIA Optimus Technology
- Game benchmarks: <click here>

• 0.3MP VGA Web-Camera with Smart Logon facial Recognition security
• Built-in Altec Lansing with SRS Premium Sound speakers
Super-Multi 8X DVD±WRITER with Double Layer Support

Bluetooth + Atheros 802.11BG/N Wireless Network Connection
• Card Reader: Support SD,MMC
HDMI + VGA External Display connectivity

• 6-Cell/47WHR Lithium Ion Battery
- `180minutes of DvD Playback
• Weight 2.2 kg

• OS DOS: Windows7[64bit] Driver DvD Included
• 1-Year Global Warranty
- To Claim International Warranty simply present the proof of purchase with the serial number indicated.
- Yes. we provided the proof of purchase to buyers!
• cASH Buyers Get Free: Laptop BackPack Carrying Case

Foreword: if you have been following our website, you are probably already aware of our disappointment with the Quality of HP made laptops <click here>. That stated, we went on a hunt for replacements for HP made laptops and found the Asus A42JC. Eventually, the Asus A42JC <click here> became our best selling model for December 2010. Unfortunately, the A42JC has been sold out, the good news is the new model, Asus P42JC has arrived and is ready for immediate purchase.

Our Take: Common sense features, Bullet proof reliability.

Business grade built quality. No flex at all
Elegant Finish – Professional Image
Matte Display
– excellent for brightly lit work environment
• Core_i5 processor at this price point
Game capable GPU [nVida 310M]
- Yup yup, you can mix work and play
- OPTIMUS technology for long battery life
Global Warranty most offer only local warranty

• Combined Mic and Headset Jack
- you need a special headset mic combo
Weak Audio despite Altec Lansing Speakers
• No option for a 9-cell battery
• Not XP down-gradeable. No drivers available


Asus built the P42JC especially aimed at business customers who are looking for a small, light and mobile notebook, and don't want to accept cutbacks in workmanship or materials. Business notebooks are a different class to your consumer notebooks. While consumer notebooks often prioritize looks and affordable price; Business notebooks prioritize usability and reliability.

Now who would not want to have the same common sense features and reliability for their laptop? Among the features that set the P42JC apart from general consumer notebooks and make it desirable also to general consumers are:
1. Matte LED Laptop Display
2. ASUS ShockShield, built-in anti-shock hard drive.
3. ASUS Palm-proof technology
4. Stylish and Professional Design

Allow us to discuss some of these features in detail.

We will begin with a feature we appreciate the most in the ASUS P42JC, the MATTE 14.0-inch High Definition 16:9(1366x768) LED-backlit HD display. It is very difficult to find this type of display in a laptop, it is almost exclusive to business grade laptop models. A laptop display is important because it is where we have the most interaction with a laptop, moreover a laptop display can not be upgraded.

MATTE or on-glossy display means the LCD panel display is not a reflective like those commonly found on consumer notebooks. A Non-reflective screen is suitable for brightly lit work environments as it cuts down the glares.

In glossy displays when there is a black based web-page or a dark scene in a movie, you see your reflection on the screen. If you are irritated by the reflection on these glossy screens then, you will understand why a matte screen is desirable. In addition, watching movies or showing off slides to a couple of people is a pleasure with this matte screen because it offers wider viewing angles.

Allow us to repeat that the screen is critical to make an excellent laptop not only for business users but for all users in general. Users often spend 6-to-8 hours a day in front of the computer and with an inferior display it is easy to get eye strain. The non-reflective display and LED backlight make sure the user will benefit with No more glare, no reflections, plus it has a wide viewing angle because of the low reflection. Simply it is great on the eyes!

Another unique feature is the ASUS Palm-proof technology - ASUS Palm-proof technology intelligently differentiates between palm and finger contact surfaces and automatically disables the touchpad when it is brushed by the user’s palm—thereby minimizing typing errors. It is worth mentioning that the touchpad is absolutely remarkable. For reliability Asus also incorporated the ASUS ShockShield, an Anti-Shock Hard Drive anti-shock cushions prevent the risk of the hard drive being damaged during transport—ensuring data stays secure and safe.

Majority of our buyers of this notebook model are actually non-business users. They are attracted by they bullet proof reliability of a business grade notebook. Still the most frequently asked question by students and the like is, can the P42JC play games?

Built into the Asus P42JC is the Intel Core_i5 460 processor. The dual core chip is offers a lot of computing power with a clock rate of 2.53GHz. Should it get tight in performance, Intel's Turbo Boost technology makes sure that the clock rate is lifted to 2.8GHz. The processor has a total of four threads, which allows four processes to be managed at once.

The Asus P42JC notebook has two options for graphics reproduction. For tasks that demand more graphic capability the notebook has an installed Nvidia GeForce 310M graphics card. For tasks that don't demand much from the graphics card, the i5-460M processor has an incorporated Intel HD graphics that provides less capability but provides longer battery life. What Graphic Card to use is done automatically with nVidia OPTIMUS Technology. The computer decides independently when the GeForce 310M graphics should be used and when it's more reasonable to switch to Intel's HD graphics. This provides for quite a bit of additional battery life especially during mobile use. Of course, it's possible to select the GPU manually. On the Desktop, Right Click to access properties -> resolution -> detect No.2 ->

In CoolTOYZ tradition we used the Windows Experience Index(WEI) rating benchmark which is found on both Vista and on Windows7 <click here>. To evaluate the performance of the system's components, WEI includes five subscore for each component: processor, memory, 2D graphics, 3D graphics, and hard disk. Below we are posting the WEI rating of the laptop and in addition the 3D Mark 06 score which will allow you to evaluate the GPU capability of the laptop.

The 310M graphics card is not the fastest graphic processing unit available on a laptop but many less demanding games can nevertheless be displayed smoothly. These tracks include games like Sims 3 or Left4Dead, among others. Other games, such as StarCraft 2, can only be played smoothly with the lowest details. Graphically demanding games, like Need for Speed – Shift, can't be displayed smoothly at all. For a complete list of games playable you can <click here>

When you see the Asus p42JC it exudes a high-end and elegant impression. The external finish is brushed aluminum with horizontal lines on its surface that emphasize its width. The brushed aluminum finish makes the the lid looks very elegant and importantly very resistant against fingerprints. Inside the palmrest and touchpad are also finished in black with touchpad buttons are soft to the touch. The overall design concept looks coherent and makes a good impression. No wonder the design has won Reddot award testifying to the subtle yet elegant design.

Yes, the new P42JC is slightly more expensive than other notebooks in the market and rightly so. Asus built into the P42JC added features that benefit business users and general consumers alike. We no longer mentioned the Altec Lansing Speakers, 500Gb Harddrive, WiFi(N)+BT connectivity and the many other features because these are overshadowed by unique features like the matte display, shock proof hard drive and business grade quality at an affordable price point. In the end, you will purchase the Asus P42JC because of common sense features and bullet proof reliability.

Asus P42JC-VO031 Business Grade Notebook PC
For Manufacturer's site: <click here>

Game Benchmarks: To Follow

Processor: Intel Core i5-460M processor 2.53GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.8GHz
- Mobile Intel® HM55 Express Chipset

Memory: 2096MB DDR3@1066Mhz (2GBx1) / 8Gb Max
- 2 x SODIMM socket for expansion up to 8GB SDRAM

Hard Drive: 500GB 5400RPM Serial-ATA (SATA) hard disk drive

Display: Cinematic 14" High Definition (1366x768) LED backlit

Graphics: 1GB DDR3 nVIDIA® GeForce® 310M with NVIDIA Optimus Technology[/url]

Audio: Altec Lansing with SRS Premium Sound Speakers
Webcam: Internal WebCam

Optical drive: SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support

Pointing device Touchpad pointing device with 2-way scroll and on/off switch button

Modem High speed 56K modem
Network Integrated 10/100 LAN Ethernet
802.11b/g/n integrated WLAN

1 x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor
3 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
1 x HDMI
1 x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack

Battery: 6-cell Lithium-Ion battery / 4400 mAh 48 Whrs

Dimensions: 34.9 x 23.8 x 3.65 cm (W x D x H)
Weight: 2.20kg (with 6 cell battery)

Operating System: DOS with Driver DvD for Windows7 Home Premium[64-bit] and Asus Utility
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