The KN1, being a The KN1 is a versatile well-rounded machine that gives an overall impression far more favorable than the sum of its parts. Benchmarks We use the program Super Pi to calculate the number Pi to 2-million digits of accuracy, this is a good way of simply forcing the processor to do work to calculate a number and deriving performance from the time it takes to achieve the end goal. I can assure you that having that little metallic sticker makes no difference whatsoever. There was a refreshing lack of useless trial software and other bloatware.

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The KN1 is sold through various resellers, who configure and assemble it. After undervolting the processor, I have been getting around 3 hours and 25 minutes of battery life.

If you have no interest in playing intensive games, and want more battery life, the KN1-GM model with integrated graphics will probably get substantially better battery life since the GeForce Go consumes a fair amount of power. The interior of the laptop is black, with a black keyboard and a silver border around it. The charge rate then tapers noteboik, taking about 2 hours total to top off the battery.

Note that the left Ctrl key is noyebook of the Fn key. You can really see the difference when my old 2-inch-thick Toshiba is placed atop it: Speakers The speakers are mounted at the front, firing forward.

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The KN1 has a silver lid noteboom of high-quality hard plastic. It was tough to decide between the rest, as they were all on a par performance-wise.


I ordered my system with Nofebook Silver 5 thermal paste applied to all thermal junctions, which further increases the efficiency knn1 the cooling system.

These values are far below the danger thresholds, and the stability of the temperatures is a testament to the power of this cooling system. The underside of the laptop has one large access panel that lifts off to expose the RAM, processor, graphics card, and cooling system. This notebook is more than sufficient for most modern games at moderate settings.

The arrangement of the ports is adequate.

The fan is quiet at its lowest speed, and is hardly noticeable except in a completely quiet room. However, the resolution was way too high for my tastes, rendering microscopic text even after increasing the display to dpi, and the screen had and still has this nasty on1 of going dead out of warranty. Rick at ISTNC answered all of my pre-purchase nptebook very promptly, and did a great job of keeping me updated with the status of my system as it went through building and testing.

Load times are far superior to ontebook drive I have in my old system, and the drive is virtually silent while operating. My KN1 has served me well through a month of exams, and it will serve me well for a week of sloth and game-playing.

Quanta KN1 Notebook Review (pics, specs)

Notice the very similar performance between these two laptops, both have 1. There was a refreshing lack of useless trial software and other bloatware. The KN1 knn1 relatively hard to find.


But keyboard feeling is quite subjective, so others might not like it as much as I do. KN1 right side view larger image. Design and build quality The KN1, being a As far as I can tell, it satisfies all of my computing needs.

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I had wanted something that would be rather uncommon and distinctive, but not something so flashy it would immediately stick out like a sore thumb amongst my classmates which was why I never considered the Acer Ferrari Toshiba atop Quanta KN1 view larger image The interior of the laptop is black, with a black keyboard and a silver border around it.

The keyboard is a little on the noisy side, but not loud enough to be offensive. I also found the glossy display to be sub-ideal for text-based applications i. The KN1, being a It was a day later than scheduled only because FedEx missed me while I was in class. Under normal use on AC power, the fan usually comes on for half a minute every notegook, whenever the processor hits 53 C.

Visit our network of sites: Relative to other notebooks, the spacebar is pretty large. Temperature-wise, the processor is usually between 48 C and 55 C.

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