When I first picked up the laptop, it felt very light in my hands. Visit our network of sites: The laptop is quite cool, even after several hours of use. As you can see, the dimensions are very similar. The touchpad looks a little outdated in terms of style, but my finger does glide across it nicely. However, the weak points are battery life, older Core Duo processor instead of the current Core 2 Duo technology, and keyboard with flex. The bezel around the screen is black, while the webcam that sits above the screen is silver.

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Only the touchpad gets warm, the rest of the laptop just gets slightly warm.

Asus F5R Review

The sound emanates towards the user. There is f5t reasonable amount of flex on the entire notebook, it did not hinder my ability to type and use the keyboard. The keyboard feels a little cheap and a little noisy but it is still satisfactory.

During intensive CPU tasks, like benchmarks and installing, the laptop is still only relatively warm.

Asus F5R Review

Unfortunately there is no real gaming potential. There is asua considerable amount of travel for the keys which is nice to see, and overall I am satisfied with the keyboard. 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.


Asus provides a program called LifeFrame2 which is used with the webcam. The dimensions of the wllan are It was just slightly hard to press compared to other laptops.

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. I felt that the touchpad was responsive, but I would have liked a slightly larger one.

Noise from the laptop is extremely minimal. The speakers are located at the front of the laptop and face slightly downwards. The treble and bass sound good. Overall I feel that the screen is satisfactory for normal users.

The Asus F5R has a simple silver and black design that is common amongst consumer style notebooks. The quality of the treble is good and I found that the speakers were loud enough for personal use. The bezel around the screen is black, while the webcam that sits above the screen is silver. The palm rests also asua a little bit of flex under normal usage.

They will provide the driver, recovery, media discs, and other accessories that are typical for Asus notebooks. As previously mentioned, the keyboard flexes all over, but it does not hinder my ability to type.


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It offers the essential features needed in a PC for productivity work. As expected, there is a lack of bass. Even if you put your ear to the vent you will hear only a slight amount of fan noise. It felt much lighter than the While using Vista the notebook felt snappy, so I was 5fr with that.

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The program offers many great new features compared to the previous program. The wireless connectivity was strong, I was able to move the laptop around the entire building and keep a strong signal.

Just be aware nearby people may notice it and look at you. The webcam is 1. The overall battery life is quite poor. The screen brightness it adequate for most users, but I would have liked a brighter screen. In terms of build quality, the Asus F5R seems to be good.