In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share as of She bought this back in summer without consulting me and hence wound up with a system totally unsuitable for her needs. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. I attained stable voltages of 0. Memory or DRAM is the “working” memory of the computer.

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The main problem with the panel in this system is the backlight control: With an integrated solution, this machine is never going to run the latest games, but certainly suffices for the average user. Compatible Memory sort price: Next we looked at brands and I was keen to avoid Acer I own one and am not particularly enamoured with it and Dell she dislikes the design.

On the right we have another 2xUSB, centrally located. The card reader works fine, however has a poor design. The long battery life and silence make it the perfect choice for students looking to work in a lecture or in the library.

This is only really noticeable when viewing a very dark or black image however so in everyday use does not pose much of an issue. The situation is better horizontally.

A knife was my eventual solution in getting the card out though this may because I was using a ProDuo to full-size adaptor. Out of the box boot time was around 55 seconds to the desktop, with another 5 seconds for all tray programs to be loaded. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

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The hinges are sturdy and the base of the system must be held with one hand in order to open the lid; there is very little wobble when the screen is open.

The location of the USB ports is somewhat unusual but provides decent scope for your peripherals since there are 5 of them. Notes about your system: I also uninstalled Symantec and seires AVG for virus scanning. It is about the size of a small mobile phone, and about twice as thick. Power users and gamers should avoid it, as should those looking for something to carry around constantly.

Separate buttons and a more defined touchpad would be an improvement.

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The notebook as a whole is slightly thicker than I x8f prefer, giving it a somewhat bulky look from some angles. The Dell had a great battery life for its size and the specification was sufficient for her needs basic office use, internet, messaging, music.

See what’s installed now. After I tweaked the system by removing obvious seires, that time was reduced to 42s and 45s respectively. The optical drive is fairly standard by all accounts, the only notable features being its silence and Lightscribe abilities.


I discovered I had to press quiet firmly on the keys for them to register but this may be a symptom of the newness. Please, switch off ad blockers. The plastic used in construction is of a decent quality with a good finish, especially on the lid which fortunately does not collect fingerprints easily. I prefer sfries matte look, but accept the greater contrast is nice in some conditions.

Versus my Acer it seems substantially more rigid and better constructed, though this may be due to the smaller chassis. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising.

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The rpm hard drive is also a big improvement over the rpm I use: The other system I recommended was the Samsung R20 which at less than has excellent specifications and design. Power users and gamers should avoid it, as should those looking for something to carry around constantly. This was the best deal I could find, and is one of only a few Asus resellers in the UK. This does not seem to impact performance so far however, with the system coping with all admittedly tame tasks I have thrown at it.