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. When I first saw the laptop it did look appealing. The screen brightness it adequate for most users, but I would have liked a brighter screen. The quality of the treble is good and I found that the speakers were loud enough for personal use. The touchpad looks a little outdated in terms of style, but my finger does glide across it nicely.

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I felt that the touchpad was responsive, but I would have liked a slightly larger one. The Asuus F5R is a As you can see, the dimensions are very similar. It takes two hands to open the laptop with the latch design it has. I would liked to have seen the Core 2 Duo T over the Core Duo, but it was used to reduce the cost. It offers the essential features needed in a PC for productivity work.

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The palm rests also have a little bit of flex under normal usage. Only the touchpad gets warm, the rest of the laptop just gets slightly warm. asua


The accessories and software CDs are going to be just like many other Asus notebooks. Overall I feel that the screen wllan satisfactory for normal users. 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.

The keys do make an audible click sound when pushed, but I would still feel comfortable using the laptop in a library or school setting. The screen brightness it adequate for most users, but I would have liked a brighter screen.

Asus F5R Review

Also included as a nice extra is a rotating webcam for video conferencing. The wireless connectivity was strong, I was able to move the laptop around the entire building and keep a strong signal.

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Asus F5R Review

The laptop has a very simple look to it, certainly basic and unsophisticated. In terms of build quality, the Asus F5R seems to be good. For the target market it can be acceptable. The horizontal viewing angles are good; they are roughly degrees on both sides.


As expected, there is asuus lack of bass. The sound emanates towards the user.

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ssus There is a reasonable amount of flex on the entire notebook, it did not hinder my ability to type and use the keyboard. The treble and bass sound good. The speakers are located at the front of the laptop and face slightly downwards.

The laptop is quite cool, even after several hours of use. I found the Core Duo processor be a little outdated in terms of the current technology and speed. The hinges hold the screen well, there is little wobbling and there are three hinges to hold it in place.

During intensive CPU tasks, like benchmarks and installing, the laptop is still only relatively warm. The lid shows some asud but does not ripple, even under excessive pressure.