Pros

  • Snazzy design

Cons

  • Poor keyboard; short battery life

At A Glance

Well-priced and lightweight notebook has snazzy design but problematic keyboard and short battery life.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://usa.asus.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 90N9BG411100000L20
Inventory Number 24743
Processor
Processor type Pentium M 750
Processor speed 1860.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.1 inches
Resolution 1024 x 768 pixels
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Vertical Resolution 768
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset Integrated Intel 915GM
Storage
Drive size 40.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 218.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Mini PCI Port
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 500.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 400.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 10.8 inches
Depth 9.3 inches
Height 1.3 inches
Weight 4.2 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.2 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Battery
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 2:18   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 44.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 59.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 39.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 40.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.35   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 3.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 727.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 84.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 643.0
Ahead Nero 899.0
Windows Media Encoder 446.0
WinZip 427.0
Adobe Premiere 511.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 567.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 478.0
Roxio VideoWave 435.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 386.0
Adobe Photoshop 359.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 446.0
Microsoft Office XP 555.0