I chose free shipping, which would normally take seven to nine business days, but my package arrived in just three days. The notebook has only a few trial software, Norton Antivirus day trial , Netzero, and First Backup, so I just uninstalled them. I did not see any rippling when pressure was applied to the lid. The speakers are located right below the screen, and as expected, they are very weak in terms of depth and volume. Both the hard drive and the Philips DVD burner are fairly quiet, at or just above the level of the fan. I wanted a basic, portable notebook with which I could write essays, do spreadsheets, make presentations, check e-mails, and surf the web. As a college student, I found myself spending increasingly more time in the library.
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The touchpad is not overly sensitive, but sometimes I do inadvertently highlight the whole text when I only want to move the cursor.
Averatec Series Notebook / Laptop Battery mAh (Replacement) – video dailymotion
I have only very limited experience here. The consolation for the short battery life is a very small and light AC adapter 0. When I first received the notebook, I played around with the Windows Power Options in an attempt to maximize battery life. Much to my liking, the all-white exterior finish is very minimalist. Customer Support I have only very limited experience here.
The notebook has only a few trial software, Norton Antivirus day trialNetzero, and First Backup, so I just uninstalled them.
Averatec 2100 Series Review (pics, specs)
averatrc Below the touchpad are the mouse buttons, but they are more like cut-outs from the plastic case than real buttons, so they are rather stiff and noisy. At least Averatec is truthful, the battery is estimated to last for 1 hour 45 minutes, which is what I generally get.
It looks as though they have to be slimmed down to fit into the laptop. There is some flex to the keyboard when I type, but the key travel is good. That was an amazing job by Buy.
Visit our network of sites: I find the touchpad to be on the small size, but the surface is smooth and feels significantly different from the plastic case surface. 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.
The Cyberlink DVD Solution is simple and intuitive to use, and the suite does provide the basic multimedia functions. 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 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. 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:.
I have no clue as to where the wireless card is physically. As a college student, I found myself spending increasingly more time in the library. averstec
There is no built-in Bluetooth, so 21100 who want to connect their wireless devices e. The AC adaptor is also very small and light 0. It is simply delightful.
The bottom also gets avertec but it is not uncomfortable to use in my lap, although the position of the vent mentioned averatwc is not ideal. Underside view of Averatec where cooling vents can be seen view large image. Obviously aeratec Averatec is not a gaming notebook, but nonetheless here are the results from running 3DMark05 on the Averatec just to prove that fact: Both the hard drive and the Philips DVD burner are fairly quiet, at or just above the level of the fan.
As part of the cost-cutting measures, no operating system CD or system recovery CD is included. Overall I am pretty satisfied with the prompt response from customer service, but again my experience is very limited.
Speakers The speakers are located right below the screen, and as expected, they are very weak in terms of depth and volume.
Averatec 2100 Series Notebook / Laptop Battery 2200mAh (Replacement)
I had briefly used the Dell M from a friend and it was perfect for my needs, but was a bit out of my price range. The fact that both memory slots are used further discourages average users to upgrade, even though the maximum is set at 2 GB.
Avwratec takes about 45 seconds to boot to the Windows logon screen. Lid view of Averatec I did not see any rippling when pressure was applied to the lid. At the center is the power button, flanked on the left by two quick launch buttons for e-mail and internet browser.