For some reason, my right click makes a louder clicking sound than the left one. I proceeded to email tech support again explaining the situation, and got another reply asking me to call the number and to talk to a specific person. Very quiet and cool for such a powerful machine Dual Core technology Graphics card: The touchpad is silver in color, the same as the palmrests and cover. Hard drive temperature was at 35 — 40 C most of the time. Seemed to work like just any regular touchpad to me. Since it has a glossy type screen, there is quite a bit of glare when working in really bright areas.
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Input and Output Ports: I did call in, and talked to a support person. The important specs for my A8Jm as configured: Visit our network of sites: Back side view of Asus A8J view large image. Notice the almost perfect mirror reflection from the glossy type screen when it is black or off which is somewhat exaggerated further due to cover still being on and bright light in the room view large image Since it has a glossy type xpp, there is quite a bit of glare when working in really bright areas. I did get a USB powered notebook cooler, so that might be the solution if I need to use this on my lap for extended periods of time.
To add to that, some people have warned me that increasing the RPM might also reduce battery life and cause some more heat to be generated.
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Seemed to work like just any regular touchpad to me. So I emailed asuss support through the ASUS website, and got a reply from the tech, to call a number and speak to a rep. The exception is if Merom indeed can be put into this machine, then I probably will upgrade. People have said the A8Jm is not as good looking as its higher end counterpart the W3J, but to me it looks quite nice.
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The battery supplied is a 6 cell, mAh battery. The touchpad is silver in color, the same as the palmrests and cover. It only starts to become slightly audible at 58 C. I bought this notebook from MilestonePC. Notebook Time Asus A8Jm 1. The only other sound I hear is from the optical drive when reading files my optical drive sometimes makes a clicking sound that disappears after a bit, looks like a problem with the optical drive, not the machine itself.
What I found is that by pressing the InstantON button, my notebook just boots windows and loads the default media player. The speakers are at the lower front of the notebook, one on each side. Right side of Asus A8J view large image.
I would really have appreciated the option to re-assign functions to these buttons. I left the Recovery partition that came with the notebook alone.
The Synaptics touchpad device settings allows customization of the 4 corners of the touchpad to act as command buttons. I proceeded to email tech support again explaining the situation, and got another reply asking me to call the number and to talk to a specific person.
The only concern I have is probably the optical drive, which seems a bit awkward to close. Asus A8Jm lid view view large image.
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After about 20 minutes or so, I got disconnected and the guy never called back. Left side view of Asus A8J view large image On the left side of the machine we have: The screen is a widescreen So I explained the location of the button and he put me on hold. I have no idea why ASUS did this, as it winfows only a trivial thing to put it in all the machines. NVidia Go Mb dedicated memory Screen: Left side view of Asus A8J view large image.