Strong emulator focused laptop12/9/2016 2:50:23 PM

Pros: Runs PCSX2 pretty well, don't forget to enable the DX10/11 features. Runs Dolphin like a pro, haven't noticed lag nor choppy audio. Compatible with XBOX controllers out of the box Compatible with Steam controllers after a 10 mb update. Lightweight, very portable. It really does have great battery life.

Cons: Default 10 install idles at 3 gigs of used RAM. Trackpad is garbage, I have used 5 laptops in seven years and this is easily the worst trackpad. The trackpad has a high precision mode which is equally garbage. Some idiot put the home key above the backspace key instead of delete.

Overall Review: I bought this as a portable emulator station and it does that fantastically thanks to its specs, but the trackpad is terrible. If someone needed a dedicated laptop I couldn't recommend this unless they only use attached mice. Ensure you grab one of the enterprise versions of 10 off the bay with pirates to avoid the update/restart hell another user was complaining about. There are tools to remove W10 update, but they work best with enterprise. If they had any sense they would have swapped the home and delete key, like seriously who uses the home key? All laptops use 5200 RPM hard drives for the safety of the hard drive. The user complaining about that doesn't know what they are talking about. If your pockets are deep enough you can get higher spin rates but you are better off buying a SSD then.

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Diamond in the rough12/9/2013 6:47:09 PM

Pros: It works as advertised and you can adjust the polling rate. It has drivers that work with W8 and the software allows you to remap the keys to any key stroke as well as the default mouse buttons. It feels solid and the wheel scrolls nicely,

Cons: When windows starts the mouse hangs for a few seconds after the initial click. This may be because of the polling rate, the drivers, or win8. I haven't had much time to debug and since it happens only once on startup I haven't bothered. The lights are fairly bright even on low, they would do good to have an LED on the roof of the mouse facing towards the M1 and M2 buttons so the light is cast forward onto the desk where you are looking rather than in your eye when you lift your hand. It would probably look cooler too.

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