The Averatec series’ case design sets it apart from everyday thin-and-lights. This feature is well-implemented and works great. I prefer to save money and just be careful. Averatec is currently the fastest growing laptop manufacturer, and lightweight machines are a major section of the market. Overall usage backed this up, showing around two hours for moderate to heavy use and closer to three hours for lighter use. This is excellent design, unless you prefer the cable-less look to the annoyance of having to flip around or lean over your machine to plug something into it. Phone Reviews by Carrier.

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No ratings or reviews yet. The wireless capability of the is of the Averatec right-side view view larger image First Impressions Upon first examination, the looks pretty classy.

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The biggest downsides of the are the poor graphics adapter and a short battery life. To that end, my main testconsisted of moderate web browsing over averarec, burning two DVDs at 2x, and running the screen at full brightness. It’s got all the ports you’ll need, including three USB 2.

The placement would imply that the was designed with an optional extended battery in mind, since sticking out the back would be the best place for such a thing. Since there are a vast number of variables in how much power a laptop draws, I decided that rather than try to comprehensively test it under all conditions that I would base my tests on some approximation of normal to heavy usage.


While it may not be the ultimate field machine I was hoping for, there are enough workarounds to make it a very good one. Placed right there, next to my right hand and in between me and the DVD drive, the USB ports would be averatev real inconvenience with something plugged into them.

The keyboard is a condensed averstec of a normal keyboard. The Averatec Touchpad has been graded A. It has a silvery, metallic look, which feels like a sturdy plastic.

The consistently held four out of five bars of signal on the XP connection status while averatsc Inspiron only held two at the same 11 Mbit speed. Being a mobile processor, you are allowed to tweak the CPU speed, affecting battery life as well as performance.

We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Expansion Thelike many slim laptops, offers only a single CardBus—a.

Best Laptops for Overall, I find this laptop pleasing to look at, which kind of surprises me, considering the price. Another cool upgrade is to add a DVD burner. In fact, I like it—it looks kind of industrial. For this price, you aren’t going to get a super-bright, ultra sharp display. The refused to automatically switch APs even when it had to down-shift temporarily to 5.


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Post them in our Discussion Forum! Speakers As with most small laptops, avefatec speakers are nothing to write home about.

See all 2 pre-owned listings. This is true of the Pentium M series as well, although the Pentiums get more out of their battery which they should, as they are more expensive than the Athlons.

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On the DVD-R side, it can only write at 2x, and rewrite at 2x. The LCD itself is not particularly bright or razor sharp, but it is definitely usable. Skip to main content.

Averatec Screen view larger image Powering up again, there were no dead pixels yay! I also like the two buttons below the pad.

Powering up again, there were no dead pixels yay! On the right side are 3 USB 2. At the very front of the computer there is also a headphone and mic jack, along with a volume knob.

Unfortunately, you can’t swap this built-in drive for other modules, such as an extra battery.