Blazing Ivy Bridge processor.
Full HD display.
Neither graphics processor is on par with the sizzling CPU.
By theregister.co.uk on October 15, 2012
You are paying a bit of a premium for the 2.1 speakers, HD screen and Blu-ray drive, so if you simply need a fast 15.6in laptop then there are obviously cheaper options available. However, the N56VM is a very capable multimedia laptop that will earn...80
By TechSmart.co.za on October 11, 2012
It is a song and dance that has become familiar over the past year – as we have unpacked an ultrabook or tablet from Asus, and promptly found ourselves impressed. The Asus N56VM notebook continues in this vein, but rather than turning our heads...-
By PC Pro on August 23, 2012
Great build quality, good performance and refined design push Asus' gorgeous N56VM to the top of the Ivy Bridge...83
By Expert Reviews on July 19, 2012
Stylish and powerful, the N56VM is a great value multimedia laptop...80
By CNET Australia on July 11, 2012
Asus' N56VM is quite a decent laptop, so it's a huge shame that it's been lumped with a lower-quality screen that significantly impacts the user experience....65
By NotebookCheck on July 08, 2012
Despite its higher clock rate, the GeForce GT 630M cannot keep up with the faster GT 650M in the Asus N56VZ. As a result, the surcharge of 50 Euro (~60 USD) is indeed recommended for gamers. With that said, casual gamers will be content with the...84
By Good Gear Guide on June 05, 2012
The ASUS N56V offers good performance, lots of useful features and a great level of user comfort. We enjoyed using it very much and think it's a good unit to consider if you want fast application performance, as well as the ability to run modern...85
By PCPer on May 22, 2012
The ASUS N56, despite its much different exterior, is a spot-on modernization of the ASUS N55. It has the same positive traits of that outgoing model. The display is matte and of good quality, performance is well-rounded and the design is robust. ASUS...-
By PC Mag on April 23, 2012
The Asus N56VM is the first laptop we've seen with Intel's "Ivy Bridge" inside, and the new processor doesn't disappoint. ...80
By AnandTech on April 23, 2012
Wrapping things up, we've got two items to discuss. We'll start with the Ivy Bridge aspect before shifting over to the ASUS N56VM laptop. On the CPU side of the equation, Ivy Bridge isn't all that different from Sandy Bridge, but it's...-