The complete listing is:. This notebook uses a However, the keyboard does have a bit of sag noticeable during typing. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. However, I did clock the different benchmarks to be discussed next. The charge of the battery is about the same time 2.

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Asus S96S Review

Technical support is provided by phone for the life of the notebook, and this was all included in the price. Visit our network of sites: In typical Asus fashion, the audio-out is located on the front of the notebook. I also compared this to the HP dv, but the Asus beat the HP hands-down due to better selection of higher end graphics cards and processors, and a much cheaper price without all of the HP preloaded junk.

They are comparable to other notebook speakers that I have heard. Although Vista does have its fair share of annoying quirks, I have been able to customize it to suit my needs. The charge of the battery is about the same time 2.

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It is possible to replace the keyboard with one from a different manufacturer if this is something that bothers the owner. For my personal use, I normally have the notebook plugged in and the battery life has not been an issue. Operating system and software I decided to go with Windows Vista Business bit for my operating system. This wsmobile is great for using headphones but somewhat awkward for connecting external speakers.


Screen The LCD screen is very bright almost too asmoble for everything that I have wanted to do and there are no dead pixels or leaks noticeable. All of the basic office and internet related programs load up almost instantaneously for me. The avgerage transfer asmkbile is If you want any bass however, you should consider using external speakers. Vista Business has not crashed or demonstrated any problems yet. I chose the S96S over the Compal primarily because of the cheaper price and the current availability.

I have normally obtained around 2. The manufacturer provided the OEM Vista Business disc along with all of the Asus drivers and program discs with the notebook. As for included software, it is minimal. However, the keyboard does have a bit of sag noticeable during typing.

It fits on my lap well s96ss feels like a quality build. I have not had any problems with any of camers software, and it has been very nice not to have to delete a million trial versions of different programs.

The other notebook I primarily compared this to before buying was the not quite released yet Compal IFL Additionally, I have not had any compatibility issues with Vista and older software or hardware yet. Front view with latch, audio ports, and flash card reader. Reason for buying When compared to the big name notebook manufacturers, Asus offers a generally better price and more specificity in choosing options.


An optional 9-cell battery is available for those wishing to gain a bit longer battery time. Heat and asmobille As far as heat goes, the only place that tends to get warm after camerw few hours of heavy use is the right palm area. My screen is a X resolution, as this was the only choice for this computer. All in all, I am very happy with this resolution setting on this size of monitor as it keeps everything a manageable size to read when switching from program to program.

I think this is a fantastic price camers the configuration and the warranty support tops it all off and allows me to bypass the typical Asus VBI Verified by Intel build.

Keyboard and touchpad Overall, the keyboard and touchpad are very easy to use.

After running HDtune, cameda temperature was 46 degrees Celsius. It has not been a problem for my normal usage, but could be a point of complaint among others.