The salesguy did mention that there was a sort of film that could be placed on the screen to get the colorshine look. I left the CDs and I went traveling. The USB port supplies enough power to an external hdd, headphone jack works, the no-bootup CD playing ability works, and the modem works after a little cajoling with the server at the ISP end. Overview and Intro The Asus M9V is a recent release into the marketplace, billed as an all-in-one at just under 2Kg 4. As Asus bundles a utility called Asus Probe, I checked out the cpu temperature after about an hour of use in battery mode:
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Months before I was looking for a non-glossy screened notebook with a GPU, not finding one Asuw thought manufacturers would never come out with one so I gradually accepted that glossy screens would rule the world but Asus comes out with this.
Asus M9V Review (pics, specs)
When I felt the strain of grabbing and lifting a W3V one-handed from the lower right corner I knew then I was going for this notebook. Reaches the Windows desktop in 52 secs, shutsdown in 14secs. So to test, I loaded up a few game demos — Brothers in Arms and Codename: Panzers and this machine handled them quite well.
The M9V is housed in a silver gray casing with silver trim all-around, chassis material seems similar to the W3 without the brushed aluminum lid.
As Asus bundles a utility called Asus Probe, I checked out the cpu temperature after about an hour of use in battery mode: Indicator lights are bluetootth blue which seems to be the rage these days with the exception of the battery charge indicator which is orange. View from the top, view larger image. I think the only notebooks that are lighter are those without optical drives built-in or the expensive Sonys, Toshibas of the past and present.
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Either the heat is coming from the processor or the x, a look underneath the machine reveals nothing in the vicinity except the memory slot, the heatpipes for the cpu are a couple of centimeters higher up.
Speakers The speakers are the above the keyboard and as with most notebooks — minuscule bass. Overview and Intro The Auss M9V is a recent release into the marketplace, billed as an all-in-one at just under 2Kg 4.
I originally thought it was — until the salesguy got it out of the box on display, it was wrapped in plastic, in other shops I nluetooth noticed that it was just matte.
In use, the M9V is very quiet with the only audible noise coming from the DVD-super multi drive when it is spinning.
The front is near to being bare: The Asus M9v DD view larger image. The USB port supplies enough power to an external hdd, headphone jack works, the no-bootup CD playing ability works, and the modem works after a little cajoling with the server at the ISP end. When I saw how this notebook opens windows in the shops against bletooth W3V I was wowed, though I later saw a W3V puff-puffing fast enough to match.
I never thought that looking would take the better part of a year. There are extra buttons flush along the front of the unit for OS-less CD playing. Ended up doing a system restore and waiting a day for the gremlins to leave.
Standard global warranty 24 months. Hard drive temperature ranges from C after around two hours of moderate action. The speakers are the above the keyboard and as with most notebooks — minuscule bass.
The snafu continues to the third edition of the brochure. On CDs were Nero v6. For the older 3DMarks03 overall score: Kensington lock, battery, power jack. While I have high hopes for a long battery life, but with specs like this and with a 6 cell mAh battery, its bound not to go beyond 3.
But it seemed like a huge difference when actually lifting the units.
Touch-pad looks great works good, though I still prefer plugging in the included mouse when sitting at a table. Screen view larger image Surprise! To describe my experience: Updating the drivers caused me to connect at 11Mbps but no data transfer occurs. Processor and performance When I saw how this notebook opens windows in the shops against a W3V I was wowed, though I later saw a W3V puff-puffing fast enough to match.