Although Averatec does cut a few corners to keep the cost down, the AVEH1 is a good and very inexpensive choice for people who need a portable notebook for basic uses. The thin-and-light AVEH1 is targeted to those who have basic computing needs on the go, although true mobility is limited by the subpar battery life. When I first received the notebook, I played around with the Windows Power Options in an attempt to maximize battery life. It has pretty decent range, and is able to pick up signal from other apartments nearby. Obviously the Averatec is not a gaming notebook, but nonetheless here are the results from running 3DMark05 on the Averatec just to prove that fact:. Under heavy uses such as running benchmarks, the fan stays on and churns out a healthy amount of hot air from the vent on the right side, but the system remains stable.
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Most of the keys are of pretty good size except for those on the right side of the keyboard. That was an amazing job by Buy. Under heavy uses such as running benchmarks, the fan stays on and churns out a healthy amount avrratec hot air from the vent on the videoo side, but the system remains stable.
The speakers are located right below the screen, and as expected, they are very weak in terms of depth and volume. The backlight is even with no leakage or dead pixels.
Lid view of Averatec Averatec glossy screen view large image. He gave a couple of suggestions but also provided information for RMA in case I had to send the notebook back for repair.
Averatec Series Review (pics, specs)
Front side view of Averatec view large image. I have a decent desktop which my friend helped me build last year, but I needed a laptop so I could start doing my homework away from my apartment and all the distractions.
Keyboard and Touchpad Averatec keyboard view large image There is some flex to the keyboard when I type, but the key travel is good. There is no built-in Bluetooth, so those who want to connect their wireless devices e. The small 4-cell battery mAH is most likely the culprit, although there is an optional 8-cell extended battery mAH that should double the battery life. The touchpad allows vertical but not horizontal scrolling. Lid view of Averatec Much to my liking, the all-white exterior finish is very minimalist.
Visit our network of sites: It is simply delightful. It takes about 45 seconds to boot to the Windows logon screen. The total number of ports provided by the AVEH1 is pretty good for a thin-and-light notebook at this price range.
Averatec 2100 Series Review (pics, specs)
The consolation for the short battery life is a very small and light AC adapter 0. As a college student, I found myself spending increasingly more time in the library. There is some flex to the keyboard when I type, but the key travel is good.
Obviously the Averatec is not a gaming notebook, but nonetheless here are the results from running 3DMark05 on the Vdeo just to prove that fact: When I first received the notebook, I played around with the Windows Power Options in an attempt to maximize battery life.
Front side view of Averatec view large image On the front there are a 4-pin FireWire port, the audio ports, and a set of status LED from left to right, numbers lock, caps lock, scroll lock, hard drive activity, power, battery status, and wireless LAN.
The Cyberlink DVD Solution is simple and intuitive to use, and the suite does provide the basic multimedia functions.
Much to my liking, the all-white exterior finish is very minimalist. At least Averaatec is truthful, the battery is estimated to last for 1 hour 45 minutes, which is what I generally get. Conclusion Although Averatec does cut a few corners to keep the cost down, the AVEH1 is a good and very inexpensive choice for people aeratec need a portable notebook for basic uses. The AC adaptor is also very small and light 0.
The AVEH1 is configured as followed.
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Tapping the touchpad simultaneously with two fingers lets you vertically scroll through long documents or web pages. The Averatec looked like a fusion of the Dell M and the Compaq VZ series, and was cheaper than my three original choices, so I decided to give it a try. As part of the cost-cutting measures, no operating system CD or system recovery CD is included. Customer Support I have only very limited experience here.