In terms of build quality, the Asus F5R seems to be good. It was just slightly hard to press compared to other laptops. As you can see, the dimensions are very similar. When I first picked up the laptop, it felt very light in my hands. The lid is silver with a small indentation for some extra styling.

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I found the Core Duo processor be a little outdated in terms of the current technology and speed. I would liked to have seen the Core 2 Duo T over the Core Duo, but it was used to reduce the cost. The laptop is asu cool, even after several lwan of use. I lifted it and moved it around and it definitely felt lighter than most other The bezel around the screen is black, while the webcam that sits above the screen is silver.

Asus F5R Review

Vista could have had an effect on the battery life, another method in which you can increase battery life is to turn off AeroGlass and disable the webcam in the device manager. The speakers are located at the front of the laptop and face slightly downwards.

As expected, there is a lack of bass. When I first picked up the laptop, it felt very light in my hands. However, the weak points are battery life, older Core Duo processor instead of the current Core 2 Duo technology, and keyboard with flex.


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Just be aware nearby people may notice it and look at you. 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. I had AeroGlass on the entire time.

Unfortunately there is no real gaming potential. The treble and bass sound good. Even if you put your ear to the vent you will hear only a slight wwlan of fan noise. As previously mentioned, the keyboard flexes all over, but it does not hinder my ability to type. 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 laptop has a very simple look to it, certainly basic and unsophisticated.

I felt that the touchpad was responsive, but I would have liked a slightly larger one. The keyboard is black with white lettering which has a touch of grey.

The wireless connectivity was strong, I was able to move the laptop around the entire building and keep a strong signal. Overall the battery life was not up to my expectations; I would have liked closer to 3 hours of battery life.


Asus provides a program called LifeFrame2 which is used with the webcam. The keyboard feels a little cheap and a little noisy but it is still satisfactory. The Asus F5R is a new The horizontal viewing angles are good; they are roughly degrees on both sides. The touchpad looks a little outdated in terms of style, but my finger does glide across it nicely. It takes two hands to open the laptop with the latch design it has.

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The palm wlna also have a little bit of flex under normal usage. The palm rests are silver and the chassis is black. The notebook offers the basics of what consumers are looking for in an affordable price range.

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