Build and Design The outside of the Pu FX looks great with a glossy black finish and a carbon fiber pattern band across the lid showing the FX insignia. HDTune for the built-in hard drive: Memory Max Supported Size. The processor might not seem as high end or fast as others, but one reason for it is to keep costs down as well as power consumption. We reviewed a lot of laptops in
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Video Output Discrete Graphics Processor. We reviewed a lot of laptops in 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. Once under the stress of a game though the notebook warmed up significantly. Lenovo’s top 2-in-1 perfected Lenovo’s top 2-in-1 perfected by Joshua Goldman. Mainboard Data Bus Speed.
Heat and Noise Under the light load of normal activity the Gateway Pu FX kept temperatures to a minimum and fared just as well as other non-gaming notebooks. Ports and Features Port selection seemed limited for the size of the notebook, with plenty of open space that could have been used to add additional ports.
Gateway Pu FX Edition Specs – CNET
Compared to some gaming notebooks that can barely get an hour and a half on battery, getting 3. Apple iPad, Microsoft Surface, Amazon Fire and more Work, play and everything in between, it’s all better on a bigger screen with great tools to boost your experience.
Networking Max Transfer Rate. The palm rest and screen lid flex under moderate pressure, but it is really only felt when carrying the notebook around gripping the palmrest. Audio Output Compliant Standards. I think headphones are a much better alternative than the internal speakers, giving higher audio quality and greater privacy.
The keyboard does hint towards its gaming abilities, with the WASD keys labeled with the appropriate direction arrows. Colors on the WUXGA panel are bright and vibrant, with high levels of contrast thanks to the glossy surface. Hard Drive Spindle Speed. Visit our network of sites: The processor might not seem as high end or fast as others, but one reason for it is to keep costs down as well as power consumption. Opening up the notebook the keyboard is surrounded by orange trim, which is also outlined with brushed metal trim.
Memory Max Supported Size. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Dec 17, For our game tests we generally disable or lower Anti-Aliasing, disable V-Sync, and turn the detail settings to high. The Synaptics-based touchpad was quick to respond to movement, showing no signs of lag when quickly moving around.
Most modern full-size notebooks have the ability to decode HD movies using software decoding with the processor, but if you have dedicated graphics you can put that in charge and lower processor usage, allowing you to multitask better if needed. Under light loads depending on how long the notebook has been on the fan was at a faster speed than most notebooks, and under load it kicked it up an additional notch. Laptops by Justin Jaffe 10 days ago. The gatewag texture is a smooth matte finish that is easy to move across even when your finger is slightly sweaty.
Here are hands-on impressions and benchmark scores for a few we didn’t get to. Using the same settings, but having the system set to Power Saver or High Performance, the notebook stayed on for 3 hours and 43 minutes and 3 hours and 20 minutes respectively. The hard drive cage has one panel, whereas the processor and RAM are located underneath another. Build quality is average with some flex apparent in areas around the chassis. The side profile of the notebook shows an orange ban dividing the notebook horizontally and surrounding the exterior gatewxy.
Should you buy a refurbished iPad? Automatically send old files to OneDrive PC space saver: Tablets by Joshua Goldman Dec 13, The keyboard has good support and shows very little flex under strong typing.