Initially I was worried because it appeared as though I had not received the US power adapter but it was in the package and installation was simply a matter of snapping on the US power adapter, attaching the antenna, and plugging in the router. AMD has a ways to go before it can even approach the combination of performance and power savings. Build quality proved acceptable, with a solid feel. Asus A8Js back view and lid view large image. Flip the lid and you’ll find a sharp-looking silver keyboard deck with a full-sized black keyboard. Video Memory Installed Size. But it had to be mobile enough, because I plan on using it for college.

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Finally, you’ll find the now standard Asus 1. Not too shabby, I thought it would be worse so I was pleasantly surprised.

The Asus A8Js can best be classified as a thin-and-light notebook, although its strong graphics capabilities make it a standout in this category. Asus has segies the niche between thin and light and desktop replacement and I applaud the A8Js for fitting my needs so perfectly.

The Sony Xsus seemed underpowered in terms of graphics capabilities compared to the other candidates and the W3J seemed too expensive and lacked a webcam. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

ASUS A8Js-4S050E – 14″ – Core 2 Duo T7200 – Vista Home Premium – 2 GB RAM – 160 GB HDD Series

Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays. Asus has found the niche between thin and light and desktop replacement and I applaud the A8Js for fitting my needs so perfectly.

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Asus A8Js back view and lid view large image. Battery life ranges from around 2 hours 15 minutes at sreies brightness and while downloading large files over wireless.

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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. Optical Storage Drive Type.

With battery saving mode on, that number changes to around 2 hours 40 minutes. Also, invest in adus pair of good headphones if you have any plans of audio enjoyment, the speakers are just for show. The A8Js has a variety of ports.

I needed something that was powerful yet also portable enough for law school in a year. Laptops by Justin Jaffe 10 days ago.

Asus A8Js Review (pics, specs)

I was very close to ordering the Alienware, but in the end, it just had too many issues heating, battery life, random shutdowns for me to be confident with it, and I could get a similarly equipped asus cheaper. VAT comes with the latest dual-core technology, as well as a built-in DVD rewriter, which is surprising considering it weighs just 2. Networking Max Transfer Rate. Lenovo’s top 2-in-1 perfected Lenovo’s top 2-in-1 perfected by Joshua Goldman.

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Debuting just ahead of CESthe updated two-in-one gets a premium redesign and improved pen functionality. The strong performance coupled with the beautiful screen really enhanced the gaming experience. Mainboard Data Bus Speed. Asus A8Js right side view view large image. Included was a carrying case which says Asus Design on it and an Asus optical scroll-wheel mouse. It’s not the sturdiest of screens, and we found a degree of bounce as we typed.

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Tablets by Joshua Goldman Dec 13, It’s a mainstream card and will run most games with a fair degree of competence. I tried gaming for a while but all I got out of the A8Js was asud low whir — definitely nothing that would turn heads in a fairly quiet lecture hall.

The keyboard is comfortable to use, asue the glossy touchpad takes some getting used to. Here are hands-on impressions and benchmark scores for a few we didn’t get to. During my days at the University of Washington, I could do most of my gaming at the school computer lab, but after graduating it became obvious that my Compaq was falling woefully qsus. Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium. It feels almost metal-like and there is certainly no flex in the area surrounding the keyboard. Please share our article, every link counts!