It did not hamper use of the touchpad. Games are very enjoyable, and I did not notice any distortion while playing with maximum volume. Although the battery is extended beyond the back of the notebook, it did not hamper travel. The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch I am in no way a fan of touchpads, but as far as touchpads go, this is one of the better ones. Even though the video card is underclocked in comparison to other notebooks, performance is still high enough to post comfortable framerates in the latest games.

Uploader: Vogul
Date Added: 3 May 2010
File Size: 35.7 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 54656
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

We’ve changed, we promise. The only sound detectable when the fan is on low speed is air pushing through the vent. The EL80’s spec list, which includes a fast Intel Core Duo processor and a discrete Nvidia graphics card, could almost describe a more-expensive laptop from those manufacturers, as well.

There is still some flex in the center, but unless I had looked at it while typing, I probably would not have noticed. Media buttons left view large image Left of keyboard: Weighing an even 7 pounds, the EL80 is heavier than its competitors; its AC adapter brings the total travel weight to a barely portable 8. The fact that the HEL80 can handle this game at these settings is impressive, and it looks great.

Compal HEL80 Review (pics, specs)

The HEL80 is one of the best built notebooks currently on the market, and is lapto; ideal, mid-range system for gamers and power users with a need for portability. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.


The Crown P The surface is smooth aluminum, laprop my fingers glided across the surface easily. They are spaced out and evenly distributed. The Good Great battery life; cool retro styling; fingerprint reader; large, attractive display.

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.

Micro Express EL80 review: Micro Express EL80 – CNET

I had no problems connecting to my wireless network. I had no issues getting playable framerates. Back closed view of HEL80 view large image The lid is equally well enforced, with much of this due to the fact that it laotop covered in aluminum Although it has a small amount of flex, no ripples appear on the screen unless extreme pressure is used.

Media buttons left view large image. My sales representative, Donald Stratton, answered all my questions promptly, and I was completely satisfied with the responses. The keyboard on the HEL80 has a shorter keystroke than most notebooks, but is easy to type on.

The HEL80 is about as solid as they come. The aluminum areas surrounding the keyboards are rigid and flex-less.

el80 laptop | eBay

Compare These Lenovo Yoga C The flexing on either side of the keyboard is noticeable when first using the machine, but after a week of use, it adds to the typing experience in my opinion. Above the keyboard ek80 four similarly styled programmable quick-launch buttons.


The chassis is very rigid, and there is hardly any flex on the unit.

The plastic used on the rest of the unit is high-strength and the whole unit feels like it is put together lapto. On the edges, it is noticeable. Along the left side of the EL80’s metallic-silver keyboard deck are raised rectangular buttons to control media, as well as a key that launches a media player without booting the OS. Its long-lasting battery won’t do anything to sully your opinion, either.

Though it’s full size, key travel is shallow, and the keys make an annoying clacking sound when you type. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

NVIDIA Graphics Card Gf-go7600-n-a2 256mb for El80 Laptop Ls-3167p

A dual-layer DVD burner rounds out the feature set. The only flex I found was when putting more than usual pressure on the palm rests. The EL80’s overall construction feels about as sturdy as a laptop from a major manufacturer, but its keyboard is extremely flimsy.