ASUS W90 Notebook Nabs CNET Editors’ Choice Award

ASUS, the world leader in reliable personal computers*, today announced that its W90 notebook has clinched CNET’s coveted Editors’ Choice award. Joshua Goldman, the reviewer, said the multimedia powerhouse delivered “mobile gaming performance [that] is tough to beat”, pointing out that the W90 had “outpaced all other notebooks in the processor-intensive performance tests” he conducted when running in overclocked mode. Most notably, the W90—which had previously set a notebook 3DMark 2006 record with a score of 15,000—managed a blistering161.2 frames per second in Unreal Tournament 3.

Apart from its “desktop-quality gaming performance”, Goldman also lauded the W90’s “ample port assortment” and ease of overclocking, describing the W90 as having a “processor [that] can go from fast to faster in an instant”. The W90’s “massive 18.4-inch wide-screen LCD [which is] perfect for 1080p HD content” was another target of praise. Goldman wrote: “Games and movies look incredible on it and it gets plenty bright for comfortable use regardless of what’s onscreen.” Goldman concluded that the W90 “has everything we expect and more in the features department”.

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ASUS W90: The Ultimate Multimedia Notebook

The ASUS W90 notebook is designed for users with a penchant for high definition audio and video. Its raw, unbridled multimedia performance derives from its entertainment-oriented design. Powered by ATI® CrossFireX™ technology with dual ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4870 512MB graphics cards and equipped with the world’s first 18.4″ display, the W90 provides users with stunning visual clarity and silky smooth performance in Full High Definition. Contributing to its multimedia and multitasking prowess is an Intel® Core™2 Duo processor and a 3 x SO-DIMM design with a memory capacity of up to 6GB—another world’s first. A 2.0 megapixel auto-focus webcam, array microphone and 5.1 Altec Lansing speakers round off a perfect package for spectacular multimedia enjoyment.

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