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Old 03-26-2007, 01:43 AM   #1
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Default ASUS A8JS 14inch Widescreen Notebook

ASUS has a new notebook offering that is sure to please most. It includes a fast T7200 processor, NVIDIA 7700 Go graphics card and 1GB of ram. It's also very competitively priced at just under $1,500. Is it worth your consideration?

You can read the full review here and discuss it here.
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Is it not possible to remove the stickers?
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Old 03-26-2007, 03:11 PM   #3
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Well, there are known methods to removing stickers off electronics, but I haven't tried any of them. I removed stickers off my laptop a long time ago, which left residue that I could not end up removing. I'm sure it's possible, you just need patience and find the best way to do it.

They don't just simply come off though, if that's your question.
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Old 04-12-2007, 01:03 AM   #4
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Could you plz tell me the weight and size of the shipped box?

I need this info, thank you in advance for the reply, BTW nice review.

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Old 04-12-2007, 01:25 AM   #5
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The box (which included the bag as well) was 15lbs.
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Old 04-12-2007, 09:10 PM   #6
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thanks for your fast reply man!.
but I would like to know also the size, you know Height, Width, Depth of the box, cause I would need to make an extra shipment and this info is required to me by the company. I know that your box is long time in the garbage, but if you could provide me this info (even an estimate) I would be very thankful.

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Old 04-12-2007, 09:28 PM   #7
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I have absolutely no idea, I never measured it and it's no longer here. I can't even give an estimate because I don't even recall what the box looked like. Sorry.
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haha now I waited for your reply! well thanks any way man, ... searched every way and I cant find the size..... oh well..... thanks for everything

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Hi Rob,

I haven't found any reference in the review about the build of this laptop in terms of rigidity, stiffness....
Does it feel solid or is it plastiky? Does it bend or bow in much when pressed? I recently had on my hands a Toshiba Satellite with similar characteristics, that was very promising on the brochure, but it felt quite fragile when handling it. Is that the case of the AJ8?

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That's a good point Joan, and I admit I never actually pondered it. From what I recall, it was quite sturdy, it certainly didn't have a flimsy feel to it.

I actually have the laptop still here (it was sent back to me due to FedEX screwing up), so I will crack it back open later and check for you.
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Thanks again! I look forward to your comments on that.

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Sorry for the late reply, a lot has been going on around here. I just hauled it out, and I do believe it's solid construction... I don't think you have anything to worry about. It's hard to call it "plastiky" even though most of it is plastic. I'm fussy, but I have no problems with it's build.

I'd be better able to compare if I've tried a variety of notebooks, but I've only dealt with four recently. As it is, I don't believe it's cheaply built.
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ASUS has a new notebook offering that is sure to please most. It includes a fast T7200 processor, NVIDIA 7700 Go graphics card and 1GB of ram. It's also very competitively priced at just under $1,500. Is it worth your consideration?

You can read the full review here and discuss it here.
Seems like a nice laptop, but the stickers are totally INSANE! I don't recall ever seeing so many, and so large, stickers on a product in my life!

Such a large number stickers remines me of some sleezy hooker or something! Its rather a turn off!
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I've never met a sleezy hooker who had any stickers. Last time I asked for a gold star!

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Hi,
Just read the review, sounds great.
I have the same notebook but different specs (A8Jc). Also got the stickers, but peeled them off in five minutes. It is not hard at all once you try it, and if there would be some glue remaining, just place the sticker back on the glue and pull; it will get the glue off. I'm gonna upgrade to the A8Js, however I seemed to have been unlucky with my laptop: Hinge is broken and cracked, touch pad is not working properly, programs do not work, gaming causes computer to shut off etc. But I guess I got a lemon, Asus usually builds soild notebooks from what I have heard.
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