If you use memory cards frequently, this may be a problem for you. It is one of the flush designs with only a slight gap around the perimeter to separate it from the wristrest. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share as of Notes about your system: Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with inch display-diagonal weigh as much. Underside of Asus A8F view large image.
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Similar activities on AC power resulted in the fan spinning at the low setting.
Notes about your system: From my perspective this is one of the main strengths of this system. Azus her penchant for treating technology badly however, the gloss black lid was unlikely to stay perky for long.
Laptop ASUS A8F – Gaming performance, specz, benchmarks, games for laptop
I actually got my MemoryStick stuck in the slot since the cards are literally a8ff in the space. The screen is a glare type which is commonplace on consumer notebooks these days; you either like them or loathe them. 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.
Versus my Acer it seems substantially more rigid and better constructed, though this may be due to the smaller chassis. Memory or DRAM is the “working” memory of the computer.
I find this is a superior arrangement than the heavier Compatible Memory sort price: The location of the USB ports is somewhat unusual but provides decent scope for your peripherals since there are 5 of them.
This makes travelling with it very easy indeed. The touchpad was definitely a negative for this system to me. After I tweaked the system by removing obvious bloatware, that time was reduced to 42s and 45s respectively.
The included Asus carry bag asua optical mouse are nice touches for first time users. 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.
It is very unobtrusive in the screen bezel, which I much prefer to showy designs. The A8F has a decent number of ports. The card reader works fine, however has a poor design. The notebook as a whole is slightly thicker than I would prefer, giving it a somewhat bulky look from some angles.
With so many variations in memory, it’s important to understand just exactly what will work — and what won’t — in your system. Fortunately there are no dead pixels and I found the screen as a whole to be a step up from those on Acer laptops. Asus includes a recovery partition in addition to a destructive restore disk. Or your money back. 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 fan has 4 levels off, slow, medium, fast with only the last one being particularly intrusive. Asus A8F top view view large image. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share as of This does not seem to impact performance so far however, with the system coping with all admittedly tame tasks I have thrown at it.
The included Asus carry bag and optical mouse are nice touches for first time users. Power users and gamers should avoid it, as should those x8f for something to carry around constantly. My girlfriend 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.
Underside of Asus A8F view large image. Basic specification is as follows:.