With the Nvidia graphics active, performance-hungry consumers will be pleased. Can they live up to their promise of all-day computing with the help of the Nvidia Optimus? All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. At high volumes one can hear the speaker membranes vibrating. The Asus U30JC is, if anything, energy-friendly: The finish is also designed to look great over time, with the aluminum cladding resisting smudges and scratches.

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Vertically the same effect begins at 20 degrees of deviance. When typing, we had the feeling that we were using a premium keyboard. In this situation the fan is clearly removing waste heat from the chassis but it does so in a consistent way.

During both the processor and graphics benchmarks the Asus U30JC was neither awus warm nor too loud. Read on to find out! Products may not be available in all markets. A horizontal or vertical scrollbar is missing ; the activation of this function is also missing from the Smart-Pad software.

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The average here was around 32 degrees Celsius. From the outside we found that there was little reason for criticism. They cannot produce bass to any extent and the tone is thin; a balance of highs, middles and lows just isn’t in the cards. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used.


ASUS U30JC-A1 with NVIDIA Optimus Review

Asus for a long time was among the last bastion of manufacturers who included recovery DVDs, though this bastion has since fallen. The action game FarCry2 maxes out at high details and x at 20 FPS, which isn’t exactly playable.

The weight of the 2. Those who can find the power-switch can turn the U30JC off. Looking at connectivity, there is only the bare minimum present, exactly what we already know of the Asus UL-series. The individual keys appear to be almost flat, but a straight edge over the surface shows a very small cup to the center of each key.

Please refer specification pages for full details. This score places the U30JC squarely in the middle of comparable hard drives. Colors of products may not be perfectly accurate due to variations caused by photography and monitor settings. Room for more ports on the The case is definitely heavy but also quite stiff. These LEDs are not located within the normal viewing positionrequiring us to turn and look under the notebook to check hard drive or WLAN activity.

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Though the fan never shut off, there were also no problems with thermal management inside the device. With inactive Geforce graphics and the processor at idle the top surface of the notebook reached only 26 degrees 3u0jc while the underside managed one degree warmer at 27 degrees.


Small in stature, huge in power The U30Jc is certainly no asua when it comes to performance. Let us not split hairs: Asus nearly kept its promise: On these grounds, there is no lag time or black screens when the system switches between the two graphics cores. The latter was consistently on our nerves and continually demanded that we activate it.

Although we endeavor to present the most accurate and comprehensive information at the time of publication, we reserve the right to make changes without prior notice. When all four cores are at work, all four of them are clocked not at 2.

Due to photographic variables and conditions, actual product appearance may differ from u330jc shown on this site. The Optimus advantage comes into play in that the system uses less energy than dedicated GPUs at idle. The Intel HD is always active, as its frame-buffer is continuously used for display output.

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