Visit our network of sites: It is a rather understated no-frills notebook, but it offers very solid build quality, relatively low weight, customizability, excellent performance, and good battery life. I can assure you that having that little metallic sticker makes no difference whatsoever. 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. The KN1 is relatively hard to find. Nevertheless, these speakers are relatively good for tiny laptop speakers, rendering good midrange and high notes, and after tinkering with the included Realtek HD Audio controls you can actually make them sound rather substantial.
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After undervolting the processor, I have been getting around 3 hours and 25 minutes of battery life.
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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. The speakers are mounted at the front, firing forward.
Access panel removed view larger image. The KN1 came with only the basics installed: The touchpad is quite large, and has a dedicated scrolling region to its right. They were my other primary choice for vendors, and were extremely knowledgeable and helpful in response to my inquiries.
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It was a day later than scheduled only because FedEx missed me while I was in class. I ordered my system with Windows XP Home, which was sufficient for my needs. Gaming Performance This notebook is more than sufficient for most modern games at moderate settings. Rick at ISTNC answered all of my pre-purchase inquiries very promptly, and k1 a great job of keeping me updated with the status of my system as it went through building and testing. Relative to other notebooks, the spacebar is pretty large.
The KN1 has a tiny slot on the underside next to its battery kkn1 is supposedly for a Bluetooth transmitter.
I ordered my system with Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste applied to all thermal junctions, which further increases the efficiency of the cooling system. It also runs the games that I do currently play Warcraft III, Homeworld 2, Unreal Tournament without any problems with all the settings maxed out and a little anisotropic filtering and antialiasing thrown jotebook for good measure.
It is a rather understated no-frills jotebook, but it offers very jotebook build quality, relatively low weight, customizability, excellent performance, and good battery life. There are no custom controls for the touchpad outside of the Windows mouse control panel, but because this is a Synaptics touchpad you could probably download an updated driver from Synaptics.
On battery power, the fan comes on about every 10 minutes. It may not be the flashiest notebook, but it has plenty of power to run most games, but it is also quite portable and practical to use as a mobile computer for productivity work.
1GB Quanta Quanta KN1 Notebook DDR2-533 SODIMM
Nevertheless, these speakers are relatively good for tiny laptop speakers, rendering good midrange and high notes, and after tinkering with the included Realtek HD Audio controls kh1 can actually make them sound rather substantial.
The graphics card is anywhere from 42 C and 62 C.
Under ordinary word processing and Internet browsing use with the wireless on, I got around 3 hours and 10 minutes of battery life. The KN1, being a Heat and Noise The KN1 is notebiok by a single fan in the upper left corner of the notebook. Like most laptops without a subwoofer, the KN1 lacks good bass response. The keyboard is a little on the noisy side, but not loud enough to be offensive.
However, the resolution was way too high for my tastes, rendering microscopic text even after increasing the display to dpi, and the screen had and still has this nasty habit of going dead out of warranty. Note that there is also a KN1-GM, which is the same system but with integrated graphics. Quanta KN1 on the left, Toshiba s on the right view larger image. This is hardly the 4.
KN1 rear view view larger image. The gets decent signal reception in most environments, and I have had little trouble connecting to the encrypted network in my house or to the school-wide network on campus. I had wanted something that would be rather uncommon and distinctive, but not something so flashy it would immediately stick out like a sore thumb amongst my classmates which nottebook why I never considered the Acer Ferrari We use the program Super Pi to calculate the number Pi to 2-million digits of accuracy, this is a good way of simply forcing the processor to do work to calculate a number and deriving performance from the time it takes to achieve the end goal.
KN1 left side view larger image. KN1 keyboard and touchpad with integrated scroller view larger image.