In the interest of time, we won’t bother showing the fully dismantled laptop, as all of the areas you are likely to need access to can be reached through the bottom panels. Also, invest in a pair of good headphones if you have any plans of audio enjoyment, the speakers are just for show. I played Counter-strike 1. The A8Js feels extremely sturdy and the difference when compared with my Compaq is like the difference between an S-Class Mercedes Benz and a Daewoo although I read that Daewoo is making a turnaround — albeit not in the United States. For Plenty of power. The graphics chip is capable of powering the display at its native resolution in most games, although there are a few titles that struggle unless you either turn down the resolution or turn down the detail settings.
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The strong performance coupled xsus the beautiful screen really enhanced the gaming experience. I think the benefit derived from this purchase would have outweighed the cost even if I had paid full price.
Asus A8Js Review (pics, specs)
Serues old Compaq Presario laptop sounded like a jet, and that was just while typing. Click to enlarge The battery itself is a 6-cell model rated at It offers everything people are likely to need in reasonable quantities: The A8Js feels extremely sturdy and the difference when compared with my Compaq is like the difference between an S-Class Mercedes Benz and a Daewoo although I read that Daewoo is making a turnaround — albeit not in the United States.
Against Disappointing battery life Cramped keyboard. Switching from a desktop to a laptop keyboard can be a bit disconcerting, so there’s definitely a learning period where you need to become acclimated to the new layout.
All of this can be relatively difficult to do, and for now there really isn’t much point as the fastest Core 2 Duo processors aren’t significantly better than the T The eeries is comfortable to use, though the glossy touchpad takes some getting used to. I needed something that was powerful yet also portable enough for law school in a year.
The full specs are below:. On the bright side, it is very unlikely that you will accidentally remove the battery.
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Flip the lid and you’ll find a sharp-looking silver keyboard deck with a full-sized black keyboard. The touchpad feels almost identical to the rest of the laptop. The silver-and-black chassis weighs 5.
This laptop is exactly what I was looking for and it should last me on through law x8j. A fast and well-designed notebook, but let down by an average screen and poor battery life. This laptop is exactly what I was looking for and it should last me on through law school.
The display is quite thin and flexible, with most of the weight taken up by aaus main body of the laptop. I also installed Warcraft III and there were no problems with that either. 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. I had read on the forums of NotebookReview.
However, if you push the border of the screen while facing it, you will see some localized rippling. This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand.
It tended to rattle as we typed, a88j should meet the needs of the average user.
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This was in addition to the Asus carrying case and optical scroll-wheel mouse that is included standard. That is not to say that the laptop is perfect, but then few things are. Click to enlarge The battery is actually quite difficult to remove, as it fits very snugly into place.
Asus has found the niche between thin and light and desktop replacement and I applaud the A8Js for fitting my needs so perfectly. With battery saving mode on, that number changes to around 2 hours 40 minutes.
Battery life is decent, lasting over two hours for most tasks, and performance was more than acceptable. But it had to be mobile enough, because I plan on using it for college.
As mentioned before, Bluetooth is NOT included although there is an infrared port. The Asus WLg is truly a pocket-sized router. The A8Js is blessedly silent with only some hard drive access noises which I find sort of reassuring anyway.