With inactive Geforce graphics and the processor at idle the top surface of the notebook reached only 26 degrees Celsius while the underside managed one degree warmer at 27 degrees. Viewers looking on from above could only recognize the outlines of what was on screen. Hot Hardware Asus did well by designing this machine in the way that they did. The same can be said of the thin outer lid, which possesses a good degree of stiffness. Keyboard The keyboard is particularly suited to typists, though potential users will have to look past an extremely spongy keyboard base. While we classify the U30Jc as a thin-and-light laptop because of its weight, it has the endurance of an ultraportable. Brava’s light-powered smart oven is too expensive to make sense.

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NVIDIA Optimus Driver Update for Asus Notebooks

Both the lid and the deck of the U30Jc are covered in a brushed aluminum that resists fingerprints, and, under the right lighting, appears to have a lavender tint. This maximum value was not reached during the gaming tests Almost identically good battery life. Different from earlier hybrid-GPU solutions, the Optimus technology does not switch back and forth continuously between the two graphics units, which always led to a change in frame buffer and interruption of the VGA-output signal.

Turbo-Boost overclocks individual processor cores automatically, where the applications nfidia hand determine how many cores should have their frequencies raised.


mvidia The standard Seagate hard drive does not draw attention to itself during normal use, though the soft clacking of the hard drive heads can be heard if you have an ear tuned in. Applications may also make use of up to asjs cores Hyper-Threading. The AC adapter is good for up to 90 Watts of performance. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. The touchpad button is seesaw style, with a fixed center pivot point.

And while the new U30Jc packs more features than much larger notebooks, it operates with great thrift for super long battery life. Black levels are good with no apparent backlight bleed at high brightness levels. On these grounds, there is no lag time or black screens u30jjc the system switches between the two graphics cores.

Asus U30Jc-A1

At high volumes one can hear the speaker membranes vibrating. Because the bit operating system is able to take complete advantage of the 4, MB, the system has an advantage over comparable bit operating systems which are only able to address slightly over three gigabytes of memory at once. Performance was quite snappy, but if you feel like subbing out the 5,rpm hard drive for an SSD to get those programs launching even quicker you can easily do that with the latch on the underside of the system.

That said, the Asus U30j gains the recognition of an Editor’s Choice nvidiaa here at PC Perspective – for the money, I think you’re getting more than one would expect for the price.


Prospero, Reviews Editor Michael A. A measurably higher contrast would have been easier on the eyes, though the result is something that can be coped with.

The same can be said of the thin outer lid, which possesses a good degree of stiffness. Seven hours of mobility?

A light sensor is not built in. It’s built tough and rigid, the brushed aluminum is of high quality, the trackpad is the best we have used and the “clean” look throughout assures you that Asus intends for this machine to handle serious work with ease.

In the darkroom photo the small vertical viewing angles are clear to see. Brava’s light-powered smart oven is too nvixia to make sense. Unfortunately, the glossy screen meant we often saw our reflection during dark scenes.

The clocking when using Turbo-Boost lies between 2. It is located awkwardly and almost h30jc on the front left side.

ASUS U30Jc review

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. At idle with maximum energy-saving options on, the U30JC lasted 8: Attractive aluminum design ; Good graphics performance ; Excellent battery life ; Impressive audio quality ; Two-year warranty. Asus has pulled off a trifecta – speed, beauty, and efficiency.

With around 32 dB Athe Asus keeps the Nnvidia pretty clean: