The Asus U30JC is, if anything, energy-friendly: Asus has removed the L from their product description and created a more powerful The profile has changed from thin and sleek to rather average with the inclusion of an optical drive. Read on to find out! The palmrest seems to be perfectly-sized even for my large hands with a soft edge on the front that prevents pressure to your wrist. Dark writing on bright backgrounds are less dependent on the viewing angle than colors and pictures. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously.

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The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size. Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. That said, the Asus U30j gains the recognition of an Editor’s Choice award here at PC Perspective – for the money, I think you’re getting more than one would expect for the price.

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We could only roll with two fingers per multi touch. Thanks to Nvidia’s automatic switchable graphics, this good-looking inch notebook combines gaming cred with long battery life. And that’s not something we say very often about a laptop that doesn’t even set you back a grand. The keys are very responsive with a nice springy action on each press. Users of the Optimus system can count on vnidia battery life from their equipped devices, as the dedicated graphics can be completely turned off.


The dimpled surface felt smooth and once it had some oils from my hand built up on it, allowed fingers to glide across it very well.

The action is soft and the feedback is spongy. The Altec-Lansing name on them doesn’t hold much water.

The latter was consistently on our nerves and continually demanded that we activate it. Black levels are good with no apparent backlight bleed at high brightness levels. When you have the notebook sitting wsus a stand or a flat desk surface they sound average compared to other notebooks u30j this size, but once you put it on your lap or a soft surface they are completely muffled. Even the power key is tucked away under the right display hinge.

Asus U30Jc Notebook Has Core i3, Nvidia Optimus

But we’re not above saying some of those preloaded ASUS utilities are actually pretty useful — the FastBoot app, for instance, lets you decide what programs launch at startup and lets you delay the launch of others. Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative.

Almost identically good battery life. Line Out, Microphone, Card Reader: Well, now that sounds new, and that’s exactly what the Users won’t use it anyways, as the movement is very hesitant even though the sensitivity is correctly dialed in. At this point, the display darkens noticeably and the colors falsify. We have to admit we miss the grid of raised dots that usually adorn ASUS touchpads, but the brushed aluminum coating on the U30Jc is smooth and similar in feel to that on MacBook Pros.


U30Jc | Laptops | ASUS Global

There are faster laptops out there at the same price, but they inevitably fall short in other ways. Optimus works by having intensive video information such as games or Nvvidia videos rendered by the discrete GPU, which then swiftly copies the data to the system memory, where the Intel GPU directly drives the display–no multiplexers needed.

The palm rest feels cool to the touch, even when the device has already ran for several hours without much stress. Please, switch off ad blockers.

ASUS U30Jc review

And you know us fingerprint haters, we can’t stand glossy lids, so we’re naturally big fans of the elephant gray metal that covers the lid and palmrest. Please refer specification pages for full details.

Can the small casing effectively disperse the heat generated nvidja the processor and graphics when under stress? Seven hours of battery life while web-surfing, the power for which comes from the battery itself. It is made of a hard plastic, is very large and is sensitive all the way to its edges.