Build and Design The outside of the Pu FX looks great with a glossy black finish and a carbon fiber pattern band across the lid showing the FX insignia. The palm rest and screen lid flex under moderate pressure, but it is really only felt when carrying the notebook around gripping the palmrest. The keyboard does hint towards its gaming abilities, with the WASD keys labeled with the appropriate direction arrows. Horizontal viewing angles are much better, showing almost no color changes at steep angles. Conclusion The Gateway Pu FX is a very competent gaming notebook, capable of playing modern games at good frame rates and gets impressive battery life under light activity.
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Kensington lock slot, 2 USB, optical drive. The surface texture is a smooth matte finish that is easy to move across even when your finger is slightly sweaty. Horizontal viewing angles are much better, showing almost no color changes at steep angles. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.
Mainboard Data Bus Speed. Using the same settings, but having the system set to Power Saver or High Performance, the notebook stayed on for 3 hours and 43 minutes and 3 hours and 20 minutes respectively.
Colors on the WUXGA panel are bright and vibrant, with high levels of contrast thanks to the glossy surface. Internal components are easy to access for upgrading through panels on the bottom of the notebook.
The processor might not seem as high end or fast as others, but one reason for it is to keep costs down as well as power consumption.
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Gateway Pu – External Reviews
Opening up the notebook the keyboard is surrounded by orange trim, which is also outlined with brushed metal trim. In our tests the notebook performed very well across a wide range of games including Call of Duty 5: Should you buy a refurbished iPad?
Video Output Discrete Graphics Processor. Most modern full-size notebooks have the ability to decode HD movies using software decoding with the processor, but if you have dedicated graphics you can put that in charge and lower processor usage, allowing you to multitask better if needed.
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Bass and midrange performance is weak, and peak volume levels could be greater. Vertical viewing angles are very good with a broad viewing range before colors start to distort. Ethernef by Gordon Gottsegen 10 days ago. Can an affordable gaming notebook compete in a market segment usually reserved for notebooks sometimes costing twice as much?
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Hard Drive Spindle Speed. It is probably loud enough to be noticed in a small lecture hall or conference room. Compared to some gaming notebooks that can barely get an hour and a half on battery, getting 3. Build quality is average with some flex apparent in areas around the chassis.
Read our full review to find out. Pros Nice price for the features Great performance Good looks and build quality Cons Limited port selection Few changes from previous models.