I bought SUS A53U-XE1 to instead my old laptop, which became very slow after 3 years.
ASUS A53U-XE1 with dual-core processor, so it should not be confused with the 1GHz. This means that you have really 2GHz processor.
Model ASUS A53U-XE1
CPU AMD Dual-Core C-50
Memory 3GB DDR3
Hard Drive 320GB HDD
Graphic AMD Radeon HD 4250 graphics
Display 15.6" 1366 x 768 HD display
OS Windows 7
With the latest AMD dual-core processor C-50 accelerated Radeon ? HD 4250 graphics, A53U-XE1 easily handles multiple tasks and entertainment in its brilliant 15.6 "LED-backlit HD +. Prepared for HDMI, supersize your high definition half of HDTV up to 1080p and 8-channel graphics surround sound support. The A53U-XE1 is also designed with technology ASUS IceCool hairline brushed aluminum to maintain a low temperature in the keyboard and handheld computer support at home, even after the long session. Enclosed in an aluminum chassis, ride free with scratch protection and stain resistant for rugged durability day after day.
I high recommend this machine to anyone. Great laptop for me.