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Asus S8600

Asus S8600
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Sep, 2014

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Legacy-light 4-pound Asus notebook is priced right but relies on hard-to-use external drive caddy.

Frequent travelers dreaming of a fast, cheap, easy-to-carry portable could do much worse than the Asus S8600, an ultralight Pentium III-850/700 temptingly priced at $1649, hundreds of dollars less than competing laptops from Dell and Sony. If you're a...

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Product Specifications

You can't miss the sleek design of the ASUS S8 Series Notebook PC. From its smooth, continuous ergonomic design to its elegant yet high-tech finish and your choice of Scholar Blue or London Yellow trim around the display screen and keyboard, the S8 series just stands out. The ASUS S8 Series Notebook PC supports the new Intel SpeedStep Technology, which allows users to effortlessly change between Sports mode (for maximum performance) and Patrol mode (for longer battery life). Riding on the wave of legacy-free PCs, the ASUS S8 Series Notebook PC uses a highly integrated infrastructure and space architecture for a leaner body size and weight. The S8 perfectly combines style with performance. The chassis is made of Mg-Al alloy and fiber reinforced PC-ABS housing to provide you with the lightest weight but strongest defense, EMI shielding, anti-shock, and anti-friction. Therefore, the LCD panel is totally protected. ASUS S8 Series Notebook PC delivers you sophisticated technology, superb performance, and superior quality.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.1in
Height:1in
Weight:3.7lbs
Width:11.7in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)
Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)
Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:ASUSTeK COMPUTER
Model:8600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS S

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:100MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Blue

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/6x
Type:CD-ROM/DVD-ROM

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:700MHz/850MHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Pentium III

RAM

Installed Size:64MB
Max Supported Size:192MB
Technology:SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:10GB/20GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:8MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:SMI Lynx3DM
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