Great performance; quality screen; good specs. Notes about your system: Power users and gamers should avoid it, as should those looking for something to carry around constantly. This time, I lent a hand on the replacement and decided a comparable specification to the Dell at a lower price and size would be just the ticket. The great thing about dual core is the lack of application hanging. A similar problem occurs with the optical drive.
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I also uninstalled Zsus and installed AVG for virus scanning. 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. With an integrated solution, this machine is never going to run the latest games, but certainly suffices for the average user.
A8F | ASUS Global
swries We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. It is very unobtrusive in the screen bezel, which I much prefer to showy designs. The great thing about dual core is the lack of application hanging. Asus A8F left side view on top of Acer notebook view large image.
Knowing her penchant for treating technology badly however, the gloss black lid was unlikely to stay perky for long. Please refine your selection. The screen is a glare type which is commonplace on consumer notebooks these days; you either like them or loathe them. The situation is better horizontally. Viewing angles are standard for a glossy screen, with colours quickly fading in the vertical.
It is one of the flush designs with only a slight gap around the perimeter to serirs it from the wristrest. The rpm hard drive is also a big improvement over the rpm I use: Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of asis.
Here is the score the Asus A8F received and a comparison to other notebooks:. Keyboards are a very subjective piece of equipment so it aus difficult to comment objectively, but for my money I disliked typing on it. My seriee was neutral over XP vs Vista, but my own research told me that to get similar performance using Vista requires better specifications and thus higher cost.
I am not sure right handed mouse users will enjoy their location, nor the air vent at the right side.
Asus A8F Notebook Review
The weight is very reasonable at 2. Asus A8F right side view on top of Acer notebook view large image. Your RAM must be compatible with your system — or serles system just won’t work.
The system was purchased for including shipping from http: I have owned and used many laptops and not encountered one as quiet or as cool as this one.
Nevertheless, having seen the benefits of undervolting on my own system, I decided to do this on the Asus. I attained stable voltages of 0.
It is aimed at students and home users on a budget. This time, I lent a hand on the replacement and decided a comparable specification to the Dell at a lower price and size would be just the ticket. Similar activities on AC power resulted in the fan spinning at the low setting. PCMark05 is a synthetic benchmark tool that measures overall system performance.
Naturally, I pruned these down to a much more respectable 30, with a commit charge x8f MB.
The base stays cool, with only the area underneath the hard drive generating any heat at all. Like many cheaper screens, there is backlight bleed from the base of the panel as can be seen in the shots below.
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The maximum number of products that can be compared is 4. There is some flex in the screen frame but I find that this situation very rarely occurs in everyday usage.
Even after a 2 hour Orthos stress-test, the system was cool. This is most apparent on the lowest notch, which is very dim indeed versus notch 2 which is substantially brighter. asis