Summary: 5k Disk speed is way too slow Battery life, after 2 years, is now ~30 minutes +- 15 minutes Touchpad too large. Not ergonomic. You can tell it wasn't tested well because anyone's right hand touches the touchpad unless they hover over it.
Summary: This is my first review ever and I do not take lightly leaving a negative one, but while I like the features of the N56VM very much, before you purchase an ASUS laptop you should know just how bad their customer service is.
Summary: The DC jack on my ASUS Laptop failed 3 times within a year. Every time they put a note that 'system board replaced' (I guess dc jack board). I had many laptops over many years and never had DC jack failure.
Summary: arrived on time ,not a good laptop for the price, even with the Bang n Olufsen speaker and very annoying with windows 8 and the ultra tough sensitive mouse pad wont buy again , don't waste your money
Summary: Unbearably and continuously noisy fan, which gets even louder at any new command. Watching a movie or listening to music lose any kick. It's quite a relief when I turn the thing off. Uneasy use of the CD tray button. Essential tabs (caps) don't have built-in leds for you to know when they are on.
Summary: I had seen reviews of other Asus laptops on Amazon saying that there had been problems with Amazon advertising some Asus laptops as having illuminated keyboards that did not. I saw this model advertised as having an illuminated keyboard and then specifically e-mailed Amazon customer services to...
Summary: Pros:Great audio and visual. Screen is good and bright and anti glare. Good looking laptop, which met pretty much all the criteria I set, at a good price. Cons: build quality.. the touch pad is poor and after about a month of use the pad has become unseated (depressed on left side, raised up on...