The keyboard is black with white lettering which has a touch of grey. Vista could have had an effect on the battery life, another method in which you can increase battery life is to turn off AeroGlass and disable the webcam in the device manager. The 6 cell battery has mah, Even if you put your ear to the vent you will hear only a slight amount of fan noise. Also, it was thinner than other notebooks I have tested. The sound emanates towards the user. However, the weak points are battery life, older Core Duo processor instead of the current Core 2 Duo technology, and keyboard with flex.

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During intensive CPU tasks, like benchmarks and installing, the laptop is still only relatively warm. The program offers many great new features compared to the previous program. Some of the other notebooks users shopping for the F5R may want to look at in this target market are:. The lid is silver with a small indentation for some extra styling.

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The screen brightness it adequate for most users, but I would have liked a brighter screen. Even if you put your ear to the vent you will hear only a slight amount of fan noise.


Making these changes could yield another 30 minutes or so of battery life. While using Vista the notebook felt snappy, so I was happy with that. The palm rests also have a little bit of flex under normal usage. It was just slightly hard to press compared to other laptops.

The keyboard keys feel a little small but they are ergonomically placed. I felt that the touchpad was responsive, but I would have liked a slightly larger one. Unfortunately there is no real gaming potential.

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The wireless connectivity was strong, I was able to move adus laptop around the entire building and keep a strong signal. The lid shows some flex but does not ripple, even under excessive pressure. The webcam draws attention due to its look and the fact it can swivel.

For the target market it can be acceptable.

As previously mentioned, the keyboard flexes all over, but it does not hinder my ability to type. Wla will provide the driver, recovery, media discs, and other accessories that are typical for Asus notebooks.

The bezel around the screen is black, while the webcam that sits above the screen is silver. It offers the essential features needed in a PC for productivity work.

Asus F5R Review

Wlah the quality of the laptop is good. Only the touchpad gets warm, the rest of the laptop just gets slightly warm. The keyboard feels a little cheap and a little noisy but it is still satisfactory. The Asus F5R is a The speakers are located at the front of the laptop and face slightly downwards.


Also included as a nice extra is a rotating webcam for video conferencing.

The touchpad button is a single bar that has two sensors under it; one for left click and one for right click. It takes two hands to open the laptop with the latch design it has.

The wlab and bass sound good.

Asus F5R Review

The laptop is quite cool, even after several hours of use. When I first saw the laptop it did look appealing.

The Fn key is on the far left and it is a nuisance to reach for, many of the Asus laptop keyboards are like this, it will just take some time getting used to. The vertical viewing angles are not as great, roughly degrees, meaning you will need to keep yourself squared for vertical viewing.

The keyboard is black with white lettering which has a touch of grey.