On battery power, the fan comes on about every 10 minutes. Access panel removed view larger image. You can really see the difference when my old 2-inch-thick Toshiba is placed atop it:. The KN1 satisfies my aesthetic needs, being good-looking in an understated way, and quite unique amidst the sea of Dell ms and s in class. It was a day later than scheduled only because FedEx missed me while I was in class.
|Date Added:||19 May 2015|
|File Size:||28.26 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Notice the very similar performance between these two laptops, both have 1. 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.
The KN1 has a rather plain design, resembling a large plank of silver plastic. 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.
Quanta KN1-PM Notebook Reviewed
For now, I just take off the access panel when I want to more thoroughly clean the cooling fan with compressed air. If you have no interest in playing intensive games, and want more battery life, the KN1-GM model with kkn1 graphics will probably get substantially better battery life since the GeForce Go consumes a fair amount of power.
Note that the left Ctrl key is inboard of the Fn key. There is a little dimpling if you press really hard on the back of the display, but I think with a screen this large that tends to be the norm.
With the screen on full brightness, this drops down to 2 hours and 40 minutes. Toshiba atop Quanta KN1 view larger image.
You can really see the difference when my old 2-inch-thick Toshiba is placed atop it: KN1 right side view larger image. My KN1 has served me well through a month of exams, and it will serve me well for a week of sloth and game-playing. Other places that sell the KN1 are: Sound quality through notebok headphone jacks is generally excellent.
This is hardly the 4. The KN1 satisfies my aesthetic needs, being good-looking in an understated way, and quite unique amidst the sea of Dell ms and s in class. On battery power, the fan comes on about every 10 minutes. 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 notrbook to achieve the end goal.
The KN1 is sold through various resellers, who configure and assemble it.
The interior of the laptop is black, with a black keyboard and a silver border around it. This was exactly what I wanted, as I already had antivirus and office software before I bought the KN1.
Quanta HP Mini 1103 Specifications
What is unique about the KN1 and other non-mainstream notebooks is the ease ,n1 access to components like the processor and graphics card. I ordered my system on November 28, The KN1 has an 8-cell, 71WHr battery pack.
The KN1 is relatively hard to find. There are no custom controls for the touchpad outside of the Kb1 mouse control panel, but because this is a Synaptics touchpad you could probably download an updated driver from Synaptics.
The chassis of the laptop does get a little warm on the bottom, but not unbearably so.
Quanta KN1 Notebook Review (pics, specs)
For anyone with a inch LCD flat panel, the After undervolting the processor, I have been getting around 3 hours and 25 minutes of battery life. The KN1 has a tiny slot on the underside next to its battery that is supposedly for a Bluetooth noteboik. Design and build quality The KN1, being a They were my other primary choice for vendors, and were extremely knowledgeable and helpful in response to my inquiries.
Visit our network of sites: The KN1 is a versatile well-rounded machine that gives an overall impression far more favorable than the sum of its parts. I have to put my ear right by the touchpad to be able to hear it. The brightness is very consistent and there were no dead pixels.