Notice the very similar performance between these two laptops, both have 1. As far as I can tell, it satisfies all of my computing needs. The KN1 came with only the basics installed: This notebook is more than sufficient for most modern games at moderate settings. ISTNC will be the primary point of service under this warranty, and I believe the same goes for most other resellers.

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KN1 display view larger image. The fan is quiet at its lowest speed, and is hardly noticeable except in a completely quiet room. If you have no interest in playing intensive games, and want more battery life, the KN1-GM model with integrated graphics will probably get substantially better battery life since the GeForce Go consumes a fair amount of power. For anyone with a inch LCD flat panel, the Note that the left Ctrl key is inboard of the Fn key.

KN1 keyboard and touchpad with integrated scroller view larger image.

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. KN1 k1n view view larger image. Speakers The speakers are mounted at the front, firing forward.

I ordered my system on November 28, The touchpad and scroller have excellent sensitivity and precision. Laptol 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.


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I also found the glossy display to be sub-ideal for text-based applications i. The KN1 is sold through various resellers, who configure and assemble it. Rick at ISTNC answered all of my pre-purchase inquiries very promptly, and did a great job of keeping me updated with the status of my system as it went through building and testing.

Laptip to other notebooks, the spacebar is pretty large. KN1 rear view view larger image. At all other times, the fan is either off or spinning only at low speed. 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 in for good measure.

There was a refreshing lack of useless trial software and other bloatware. Therefore, reliability, a good keyboard and portability were ln1 criteria. The graphics card is anywhere from 42 C and 62 C.

Load times are far superior to rpm drive I have in my old system, and the drive is virtually silent while operating. But keyboard feeling is quite subjective, so others might not like it as much as I do. I ordered my system with Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste applied to all thermal junctions, which further increases the efficiency of the cooling system. The interior is also made from a high-grade hard plastic, which has a matte finish that should ward off all fingerprints and stains.


ISTNC will be the primary point of service under this warranty, and I believe the same goes for most other resellers. The speakers are mounted at the front, firing forward.

Visit our network of sites: 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.

The top is only a little warm beneath the left Ctrl and Alt ,aptop.

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The KN1 is relatively hard to find. They were my other primary choice for vendors, and were extremely knowledgeable and mn1 in response to my inquiries. 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.

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