However, this effect is diminished somewhat by the screen, which is held in place by plastic looking silver hinges while surrounded by a border of grey plastic dotted liberally with rather ugly cushioning pads to protect the screen from the keyboard when the lid closed. You can reach out to them here. BenQ also claims to have left ample space between adjacent keys, widening it to The buttons are on the same level as the touch pad and users can simply glide their fingers to the buttons. Given its market clout, it’s not surprising that vendors have come out in full support of the new platform.
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The core clock speed is actually higher than the GT version at MHz compared to MHz but stream processors have been halved to 16 from 32, so performance should be slightly lower than the GeForce M GT. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. Then there are the disappointments like Intel Turbo Memory that have yet to be widely adopted by vendors. You can reach moybook to them here.
BenQ Joybook S41 (Intel Santa Rosa) –
Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category. Others like the quick access keys for activating TruSurround and QShot are extras that seem rather superfluous and are of minimal value to consumers. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.
Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Intel’s consistent use of the Centrino branding notwithstanding, each Centrino ‘revision’ involves a host of changes, from increased FSB support to newer processors and even reworked wireless and graphics chipsets.
All this helped the Joybook S41 to some reasonable results in our benchmarks and is a good representation of what you’d expect from joybooj notebook at the pinnacle of the mid-range bracket. If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. Battery life was also rather modest at around two hours and while the notebook had a rather average weight, it doesn’t seem like a good traveler due to the limitations of its standard battery pack.
The Hardware Inside : BenQ Joybook S41 (Intel Santa Rosa) –
SRS widens the sound stage to make the two speakers seem like they are further apart. For this BenQ Joybook, the bottlenecks happened to be the memory and hard disk, and not the graphics subsystem that most notebooks stumble upon. No quality notebook would be complete without Intel’s s441 Centrino Duo platform.
Benq homepage Benq notebook section. Others like the new Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X and Dynamic Acceleration technology have much potential to improve performance while reducing power consumption. Finally, BenQ competes against more reputed brands by having prices that are usually quite attractive. The BenQ lasted slightly over 2 hours, clocking up minutes of playback before a41 shut joybookk. Intel has managed to keep these revisions coming along at a brisk pace, with the latest Santa Rosa platform coming slightly more than a year after the previous platform, Napa.
Now that we got past our dislike of its appearance, what did BenQ do well with the Joybook S41? Finding your perfect notebook match It’s surprisingly easy with Lenovo’s range, customizations, and deals The ultimate mobile gaming performance The all-new Razer Phone 2. Subscribe to the latest tech news as well as exciting promotions from us and joybpok partners! Coupled with the timing of the release of the new Windows Vista operating system early this year, demand looks good for these new notebooks and vendors have not been slow to react with their new Santa Rosa notebooks.
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BenQ Australia Joybook S41 V18
Another BenQ addition is jooybook presence of SRS TruSurround XT to create a virtual surround soundscape over just two speakers and frankly, this is something that the BenQ required sorely due to its lacking audio power to deliver a punch. Jotbook, even that can’t save BenQ in the audio department as the overall audio quality and sound level is passable only – which is however expectedly the norm for most notebooks of its class.
The reason is rather simple. The internal speakers produce a reasonable sound at acceptable volumes, but lack bass. The viewing angle is about average for this price bracket, meaning it’s comfortable to view the joybolk from a reasonable variety of angles or even share the screen with a friend.
Benq Joybook S41
The BenQ Joybook S41 comes with a One key activates BenQ’s QShot feature and instantly takes screen shots of the desktop and still images if you’re playing a movie. Like many notebooks, it gets noticeably thicker when you move from the front to the back though the standard battery pack does not protrude from the notebook.
If you’re working off this notebook at home, you might want to hook it up to another sound system or use a pair of quality headphones to compensate this aspect. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising.