Without optical drive, the machine is right at 5 pounds. If pressure is applied it exhibits a slight wobble. The W3j is a masterpiece. The hinge is a little overly resistant right now, so it takes a bit more force than I’d like, but I assume it will loosen up over time as it’s used. First impressions on opening the box were somewhat akin to Homer Simpson, being a combination of euphoric moaning and drool. All other things being equal, I’d rather be sitting in front of a less expensive and more flexible desktop machine. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s

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This provides loads of storage space for such for such a small laptop, so you shouldn’t have much trouble stashing a comprehensive library of music or movies. These specifications are as follows: And today’s laptops are definitely converging with desktops and vice-versa, in terms of noise and size. Impressively, the laptop doesn’t rely on an Intel integrated graphics adaptor. Best Laptops for I would have liked to have seen at least one more USB port, but thus far having 3 has proven sufficient.

This in itself isn’t much to write home about, but the drive can be used as an audio CD player without the need to boot up the laptop. I am confident in stating that you will enjoy the experience.


ASUS W3J – описание, характеристики, тест, отзывы, цены, фото

As such, versatility in function and ease of mobility needed to be combined with a high build quality. Whereas there are dozens of PC Card peripherals, including 3G data cards, there are relatively few ExpressCard peripherals.

I particularly enjoy the charcoal black of interior, the chrome trim of the touchpad, and the gun-metal gray of the lid. The W3j is a masterpiece. This is one area which I can talk about without equivocation.

Below this is a single, long mouse button wsus functions as two separate buttons depending on whether you press the left or right half. Below is the overall 3DMark05 score and comparison to other notebooks: Asus W3J being reviewed view large image. Aside from that, there’s little else to speak of. Intel Core Duo T 1.

Battery life is one area in which the nature of this performance machine is readily noticeable. It’s the same card used in the well-received A3j Travelmate WLMiand it’s perfectly capable of running all awus latest 3D titles at a decent lick, though you may have to turn the detail settings down on a few of the most demanding games.

The touchpad is a pleasant surprise. I enjoy both these aspects of the W3j. As to design there are only a few minor complaints. It clocked up a score of 2, in our PCMark test, which is low in comparison to the VGN-AR11’s tally of 4, but still high enough to indicate it won’t struggle with everyday applications. The integrated intel “HD” audio is impressive. The rest of the laptop is plastic, of course, but I’m hoping the metal cover is more functional than cosmetic.



Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The CPU appears to be socketed, so it’s theoretically replaceable.

Asus W3J Review (pics, specs)

If the optical drive is not used the noise w3i is minimal. Lenovo fine-tuned its formula for the Yoga C, adding a trio of useful features that The function key occupies the bottom-left corner of the keyboard as opposed to the control key. The metal cover is a nice touch.

Given current and forseeable future prices, I’m more than OK with a 2 gigabyte memory limit on this laptop. I was able to play Battlefield 2 on relatively high settings at x use the -szx, and -szy startup params to get widescreen resolutions and my s3j never dipped below 40 frames per second through an entire botmatch. This reimagined MacBook Air asue almost all previous design issues, but not without adding Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s