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All-in-one

ASUS ET1611PUT

B+

ASUS All-in-One ET1611PUT is equipped with Intel Atomtm D425 processor, AMD Radeon HD 6970M graphics card and has a 2 GB RAM.

It is certified EPEAT and Energy Star.

  • EPEAT
  • Energy Star

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CSR maturity

D+
Asustek was late in publishing its 2010 CSR report, in spite of the fact that this involves one of the rare "A"s verified by the GRI. This report is all the more valuable as the company is rather discrete in terms of the information it makes available about its products.

Whatever area of sustainable development we wanted to have information about, we were unable to get any. Even on request, no information was provided for us, particularly about the products.
Greenpeace does not mention Asustek in its eco-responsible information technology ranking… However, in its CSR report, Asustek for instance claims to have eliminated halogenated products little by little from its components, and to have done so since 2008. Several examples go to support the fact that Asustek is indeed committed, but hardly gives any information: the company shows the carbon footprint of some products, particularly the bamboo U53Jc notebook, but does not make any mention of this anywhere else. In the same way as the UL30A was ranked first by Greenpeace in its Electronics Survey 2010 annual challenge, where manufacturers voluntarily submit their best products for the NGO to give its expert opinion. It is a shame that these advantages are not highlighted on the products themselves.
If we look for information on governance, relations with stakeholders and commitments to NGOs, Asustek publishes a dedicated site which is to say the least terse.

So, torn between the good will shown by Asustek's CSR report and the reality in terms of the assessment of their products, it is difficult for us to give a clear-cut opinion, other than to say that the best is doubtless still to come as far as Asustek is concerned!

Life cycle

C+
3 years
Warranty 
3 years
Availability of parts

Pros

  • Does not contain PVC in the external parts of the product
  • Does not contain mercury in the light sources
  • Does contain PVC in its packaging
  • Memory can be increased or replaced
  • Storage capacity can be increased or replaced

Cons

  • Contains Halogenated Flame Retardants in the external shell
  • Contains Halogenated Flame Retardants in the printed circuits
  • Contains PVC in the product's electronics
  • Contains 0% of recycled plastic
  • Contains 0% bioplastics

Energy consumption

B+
14.58 W
On-mode power consumption (W)
1.06 W
Stand-by consumption (W)

Technical specifications

Integrated graphics card
Yes
Name of the graphics card
AMD Radeon HD 6970M
Hard disk size
320
Type of hard disk
SATA
Type of RAM
DDR3
Type of processor
Intel Atomtm D425
Processor speed (GHz)
Not communicated
Dimensions HxLxD (mm)
336,6 x 407,4 x 42,5
Screen size (inches)
15.6
Touch screen
Yes

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