One thing that is slightly annoying about this laptop is the amount of heat it produces. Sample picture taken outdoors from webcam view large image. What is remarkable about this notebook is the lack of noise it produces. The battery included is a 6-cell lithium ion battery rated at mAh and like the previous models of the W7, the battery protrudes from the body just a bit. I have encountered no major problems yet so there is no need for me to use their customer support.

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The location of the three USB azus is new to me. People say that first impressions always last, and I believe that this is true with this laptop. On the whole it should be safe to say that the battery life on this notebook is not something to brag about by current standards. Even if I do find a problem I would probably use the Asus online support forum first as it is surprisingly resourceful with its developed online community.

This means that boot up times are relatively fast and average transfer rates should not be far behind rpm hard drives. The complete package e7s large image.

W7S BIOS & FIRMWARE | Laptops | ASUS South Africa

Link to Detailed results for 3DMark The black satz I am reviewing is not the standard version because in the place I bought mine there are many variants of the W7S series, to be specific the model number of this notebook is W7S-3P Even just typing this review on the laptop the keyboard is warm to the touch and the palm rest is getting to the point where it makes saus hands sweaty. The one thing that sticks out like a sore thumb on this laptop is the 1.


The T is no q7s when it comes to raw performance well at the time of writing and topped off with the Santa Rosa platform the increased memory bandwidth linking the CPU and RAM further increases the performance which is generally reflected in gaming, encoding and benchmarks.

I have encountered no major problems yet so there is no need for me to use their customer support.

Asus W7S User Review

Lid closed view large image. Sample picture taken outdoors from webcam view large image. There is one thing that is hard to match and that is the 2 year global warranty which comes with the laptop. Here is a table showing the different temperatures achieved:. Front side view large image. 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 Bluetooth adaptor built in works fine with the Bluetooth mouse included with this laptop. Either way this laptop is warm. By looking at the internals of the laptop there is only one cooling fan and one heat sink to cool both the CPU and GPU.

What is even worse is the exhaust vent is located on the right hand side where the mouse would be, off course you can just move the mouse away from the vent but it still warms up the area. However when you start doing CPU intensive tasks like benchmarking, the fan starts to become audible which is similar to the sound of the DVD drive spinning.


Though not alarmingly flex it shows that this keyboard is not perfect in that sense. The included hard drive is the GB Seagate Momentus The sales person at the shop told me that I should be expecting hours battery life of general use; at first I had my doubts and saus I decided to prove it. Size comparison between the Bluetooth mouse, power adapter and battery view large image.

Whilst still establishing its brand in the US market, this Taiwanese company has a bigger presence satq the Asian and European regions.

Although it is still functional at this temperature, I would be more comfortable using a notebook cooler just to cool things down a bit. Just by looking at these results they are generally hotter than I am used to seeing and the one that strikes me the most is the GPU with a load temperature of 90C. Screen mounted speakers view large image. Optical drive view large image. Windows Experience Index score view large image. This is reassuring and makes me a happier customer; unless I decide to modify the internals of the laptop.

The minor problem that I have with the latchless system is that the more acute the angle of the lid is, the higher the tension so you could end up closing the lid with an unintentional slam. Light leakage view large image.