The black piano mirror finish on the Antec Solo case was scratched. The fit and finish are all very tight, and there is no plastic creaking or flexing anywhere on the laptop. I chose the 1. Sound quality through the headphone jacks is generally excellent. Having a bit operating system might prove to be important at some point in the future, but it’s generally considered a high-end option right now so again it’s not yet necessary for this market segment. Rick at ISTNC answered all of my pre-purchase inquiries very promptly, and did a great job of keeping me updated with the status of my system as it went through building and testing.

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There was a refreshing lack of useless trial software and other bloatware. Load times are far superior to rpm drive I have in my old system, and the drive is virtually silent while operating. The fan is quiet at its lowest speed, and is hardly noticeable except in a completely quiet room.

Windows Vista Home Premium. The keyboard is a little on the noisy side, but not loud enough to be offensive.

The black piano mirror finish on the Antec Solo case was scratched. Review Sections Review Specs. The arrangement of the ports is adequate.

There is a little dimpling if you press really hard on the back of the display, but I think with a screen this large that tends to be the norm. Be respectful, keep enpowsr civil and stay on topic. Horizontal and vertical viewing angles are excellent. We’ve changed, we promise.


Quanta KN1 Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The KN1 has an 8-cell, 71WHr battery pack. For anyone enpoqer a inch LCD flat panel, the Access panel removed view larger image. I can assure you that having that little metallic sticker makes no difference whatsoever. Ultimately, I saw the KN1 as offering the best balance between battery life and size, and its aesthetics simply appealed to me, but it was a tough call.

However, the resolution was way too high for my tastes, rendering microscopic text even after increasing the display to dpi, and the screen had and still has this nasty habit of going dead out of warranty.

As for the keyboard, fans of number keypads will be very happy, and while it’s not as roomy as a regular desktop keyboard we were pretty pleased with the keyboard overall. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch You also get to customize your laptop according to PC Club’s components, which will generally make things easier when it comes to picking parts but enpoewr will also limit your choices somewhat.

KN1 left side view larger image. Weighing an even 7 pounds, the Enpower ENP is heavier than its competitors; its AC adapter brings the total travel weight to a barely portable 8.

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Toshiba atop Quanta KN1 view larger image The interior of the laptop is black, with a black keyboard and a silver border around it. Intel Pentium M 1.


Our primary caveat centers on the Laptkp keyboard, which is unnecessarily cramped and will require users to adjust their typing–a deal-breaker for some.

Apple’s Touch Bar — a thin screen that replaces the function keys on the new MacBook The KN1 is cooled by a single fan in the upper left corner lapttop the notebook. The PC Club Enpower ENP is backed by laltop industry standard, one-year warranty on parts and labor, and extensions to three years of coverage are available at an affordable price. KN1 display view larger image.

The mouse enpoewr are large and have good travel; a fingerprint reader sits between them. I had wanted something that would be rather uncommon and distinctive, but not something so flashy it would immediately stick out like a sore thumb amongst my classmates which was why I never considered the Acer Ferrari We’ve looked at some of their previous offeringsand have found that they tend to target the middle ground.

To include a ten-key numeric keypad, which we think is of dubious value to budget-minded home users who will be interested in this system. Users get two choices again: