Nevertheless, having seen the benefits of undervolting on my own system, I decided to do this on the Asus. Power users and gamers should avoid it, as should those looking for something to carry around constantly. Here is some data regarding temperatures before and after undervolting using a 20 minute run of Orthos:. This is most apparent on the lowest notch, which is very dim indeed versus notch 2 which is substantially brighter. I have owned and used many laptops and not encountered one as quiet or as cool as this one.

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A flaw I would like afm mention is the opening mechanism for the screen, which involves a tiny, recessed switch that requires a lot of fiddling to actually open the lid.

ASUS A8FM T5500 Core 2 Duo Laptop

Viewing angles are standard for a glossy screen, with colours quickly fading in the vertical. A similar problem occurs with the optical drive. Knowing her penchant for treating technology badly however, the gloss black lid was unlikely a8f stay perky for long.

I have no experience with tech support at this time obviously due to the short ownership time. From my perspective this is one of the main strengths of this system. Keyboards are a very subjective piece of equipment asuw it is difficult to comment objectively, but for my money I disliked typing on it. Asus A8F left side view on top of Acer notebook view large image. I would go as far to say that the lowest brightness is unusable in all but the darkest environments.


Separate buttons and a more defined touchpad would be an improvement. It is very unobtrusive in the screen bezel, which I much prefer to showy designs.

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The long battery life and silence make it the perfect choice for students looking to work in a lecture or in the library. The fan has 4 levels off, slow, medium, fast with only the last one being particularly intrusive.

I found this useful since I prefer to use Office I am not sure right handed mouse users will enjoy their location, nor the air vent at the right lxn. I also uninstalled Symantec and installed AVG for virus a8m.

The weight is very reasonable at 2. There are certainly cheaper options for this specification, but as the saying goes, you get what you pay for. The other system I recommended was the Samsung R20 which at less than has excellent specifications and design. On the right we have another 2xUSB, centrally located. Similar activities on AC power resulted in the fan spinning at the low setting.

HDTune measures the hard drive performance of a system. Included mouse accessory view large image. I prefer the matte look, but accept the greater contrast is nice in some conditions.

The specification on this system is at the low end of the spectrum, but the dual core processor ensures all standard operations are done with acceptable speed and little lag. The sound, as on almost all laptops, is poor from the speakers and lacks any bass.


Asus A8F Notebook Review

The great thing about dual core is the lack of application hanging. It is aimed at students and home users on a budget. 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.

Bluetooth is provided by Toshiba and also works without incident with asua Sony Ericsson Ki.

The crux of the issue with this laptop is that it performs with sufficient asud to appear fast to the end user, despite the fact it lags behind in benchmarks. This is most apparent on the lowest notch, which is very dim indeed versus notch 2 which is substantially brighter.

Indeed, the aesthetic side of the system was of paramount importance for her, which led me foolishly to recommend the pink Sony Vaio C. Lord of the Rings on Asus A8F screen view large image. Asus A3F notebook view large image.

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