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ASUS F9S-2P050E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of ASUS F9S-2P050E. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the screen and price. The performance and usability also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the durability and battery.

portability, usability, performance, price, screen

battery, durability

On average, users rate this product 87/100.

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Expert review by: omni (NotebookReview.com)

Asus F9S User Review

 

When searching for a notebook I was looking for something that would last me for at least my four years of undergraduate studies, something that would be light and easy to carry without compromising performance, and something that can handle a few...

Dedicated Graphics ; Nice and simple design ; Speakers are of very good quality ; Very nice price range ; Excellent performance to weight ratio ; An HDMI port ; Asus provides a full warranty for two years (maybe different for others)

Build quality could be better ; Better and sturdier plastic should have been used ; Lack of dedicated shortcut buttons ; The lack of a latch to secure the lid to the notebook when it is closed ; Battery juts out 1” from the rear

I'd highly recommend buying an additional stick of 1GB RAM, as this will ensure better and smoother performance. If you plan on traveling a lot with this notebook, you may want to consider purchasing a 9-cell battery for it and some type of enclosure...

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: sarav (newegg.com)

Good laptop

 

I added 1GB of memory and I am using it with ReadyBoost (a 4GB USB memory). I have no problem with its performance. My laptop policy is to erase hard drive setup of laptop manufacturers to make my own. I did it and went through the process of...

Fast, light for the price, fast graphic card for the price, very nice and sharp screen. Easy access to part of the hardware from bottom. Comes with a good bag and recovery CD and a good manual. HDMI connection for display

Body is not sophisticated enough comparing with other brands that I had. It seems battery is hard to find for this battery in US. I hope this changes in future as my battery will be dead in one year for sure

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: intantrisilvina (ciao.com)

great feature in small notebook

 

12.1-inch notebook for the class is synonymous with performance and the limited facilities. This can not be separated from the small size (so it is rather difficult added various facilities) and peruntukannya the target users who travel frequently...

complete by HDMI, and battery double

pounderable

May, 2009

Product Specifications

It's exhilarating capabilities will immerse you in riveting vibrant entertainment at home or on the go Enjoy revolutionary entertainment on the go! F9S enables breakthrough mobile performance, new high-definition capabilities and improved battery life.

Audio

Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery Capacity:4800
Battery performance:4800
Number of battery cells:6
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:4MB

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.7in
Height:1.3in
Weight:4.2lbs
Width:12.1in

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:12.1
Display Resolution:1280 x 800

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100/240
AC adapter output current:4.74
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.896

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:ASUSTeK COMPUTER
Model:A1
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS F9S

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Mouse / Touchpad

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Pointing device:Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Memory

Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Memory layout:2 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Home Premium
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Other Features

Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.92
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11a/b/g

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100/240
AC adapter output current:4.74
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:90

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel PM965 Express
Clock Speed:2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 11
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Motherboard chipset:Intel PM965 Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291
Processing die size:143
Processor:T5450 / T7250 / T7300 / T7500
Processor cache:2 / 4
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom
Processor core voltage (AC):1.075 - 1.175
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.663 / 2.00 / 2.2
Processor front side bus:667 / 800
Processor lithography:65
Processor model:T5450 / T7250 / T7300 / T7500
Processor Number:T7300
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T7000 series
Processor socket:PBGA479, PPGA478 / Socket 478 / Socket 479
Processor threads:2
Stepping:E1 / M0
Tcase:68
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:29760 / 29761 / 30787 / 31728
Processor code:SLA49
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Software

Bundled software:Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0\nNERO Express 7.0\nASUS
Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business / Windows Vista Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:160

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.78
Height:1.06
Height (front):1.06
Height (rear):1.34
Weight:4.19
Width:12.2