Performing such an operation however, will void the warranty if not done by qualified personnel. A battery calibration did make a significant change, now having a total lifetime of 2h minutes depending on how the notebook is used. Also, the palm rests, at each side of the touchpad are firm enough to sustain even a heavy hand such as mine without bending a milimeter. 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. The A6KT is a good, quality buy, a strong, stylish laptop, with decent portability and battery time. It also has horizontal and vertical scrolling. The symbols on them are clear and white, and positioned in the upper and lower left corner of the keys for primary and seconday functions and upper right for tertiary functions.
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The belly of the laptop view large image.
The color is a very dark grey and it makes the keyboard look somehow less sober than a black one would. DVD drive popped out view large image.
Contents of the Asus A6K box view large image. The right side of the laptop where most connectivity ports are located view large image. More on that later. A battery calibration did make a significant change, now seeies a total lifetime of 2h minutes depending on how the notebook is used. The notebook features a Wireless Lan card that works great and picks up even fairly weak signals, a normal RJ network conncetion, a modem, several audio plugs, a card reader, a PCMCIA slot, firewire and infrared conncetions, so you can plug in anything, be it a camcorder or ashs camera, or a simple SD MMC card.
If operation of an application does require continuous seek of the DVD that can get annoying after some time. The first thing I checked was the quality of the plastics, which turned out to be pretty good. The DVD drive is fairly noisy as well, but it revs down as soon as it is not needed. Things get ugly when viewing from a side angle view large image.
Asus A6 Notebook Review
This is a smart choice as sweat from the fingers will reduce the aging of these buttons. The laptop is very quiet when running on the battery and when used for light tasks. The keyboard is really nicely built. Closeup of the right side: Srries 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.
Performing such an operation however, will void the warranty if not done by qualified personnel.
As far as I can work out, the horizontal viewing angles are around degrees which is uncommon for a modern LCD. Above are the basic specs for this notebook, though it must be said that Asus does equip their A6KT assu according to the region they ship it in. Back view of laptop that has a D-sub connector and old LPT port!
Asus A6 Notebook Review
The HDD on the other hand is quiet. Visit our network of sites: This version of the A6KT came with a built-in webcam and microphone, for easy communication seriess the go.
Heat is not an issue so far. The card can run anything you can currently throw at saus including games that require Shader Model 3.
It does make talking over the internet so much faster and more enjoyable as it removes the need for an extra USB slot for the webcam and the need to connect an annyoing microphone.
Keyboard view view large image. The speakers are pretty common, and lack power.
The hard drive does become hot, around 51 degrees when operating for some time, which makes the upper right side zeries the keyboard hotter than the one just above the CPU. The A6KT is touted by Asus asu a mainstream portable entertainment laptop. What I did get was a well built, stylish notebook with a good configuration and decent battery time.
The 1 MB L2 cache that comes with this processor is quite helpful and so the CPU does manage to gain, clock for clock, a considerable lead ahead of its desktop counterpart, the last generation pin Athlon64 single core chips.
The Turion64 can only be compared in terms of performance to the Core Solo.
Spare parts for A6M
The hard drive is the major let down for the A6KT. Asus A6 packaging view large image. The symbols on them are clear and white, and positioned in the upper and lower left corner of the keys for primary and seconday functions and upper right for tertiary functions.