The fact that the HEL80 can handle this game at these settings is impressive, and it looks great. HP Spectre x 13 late Headphone and microphone jacks, 2x USB 2. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Review Sections Review Specs. Right side view of HEL80 view large image.

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I had no problems connecting to my wireless network. I had no issues getting playable framerates. The viewing and color is good from even very awkward angles view large image.

Call us paranoid, laptoop we find it comforting to be able to physically close the lens of the Webcam. Its long-lasting battery won’t do anything to sully your opinion, either. Even at full tilt, I found the fans to be within reason as far as noise goes — there is no whining, only the rush of air escaping.

Micro Express EL80 Specs – CNET

You can lift the lid up without having to hold down the bottom of the notebook; the hinges are not too tight and not too loose. S-video, lock slot, 56k modem, fan exhaust, AC power plug.

There is still some flex in the center, but unless I had looked at it while typing, I probably would not have noticed. But the similarities end there: Touchpad view view large image. There are some levels where the resolution will have to be reduced to get ideal performance, but most of the game is enjoyable at the above settings.


Above the keyboard sit four similarly styled programmable quick-launch buttons. All it takes is one swipe of a finger to log into my account.

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They are easy to press and look great embedded into the brushed aluminum. Fast typers will enjoy this keyboard. The range was also quite good, as I had no trouble connecting throughout the house.

Conclusion The HEL80 is one of the best built notebooks currently on the market, and is an ideal, mid-range system for gamers and power users with a need for portability.

Games are very enjoyable, and I did not notice any distortion while playing with maximum volume. Source Video Stress Test Settings: The Good Great battery life; cool retro styling; fingerprint reader; large, attractive display.

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The battery life of the HEL80 is one of its many strengths. Front view of HEL80 view large image. The cooling system does a commendable job of keeping the system cool.


I have a Netgear wireless router with WEP bit security. The light is projected from the outside to the center, rather than projecting from the middle out, allowing for a brighter display compared latpop a standard screen. Front view of HEL80 view large image Front: Some flexing is evident, mainly on the extreme right and left. The Micro Express EL80 features a beautiful Visit our network of sites: The HEL80 is about as solid as they come.

The chassis is very rigid, and there is hardly any flex on the unit. The EL80’s overall construction feels about as sturdy as a laptop from a major manufacturer, but its keyboard is extremely flimsy.

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All descriptions left to right Media front view large image Above keyboard: It is drowned out by lapgop though. We like the sliding cover for the 1. Horizontal viewing angles are very good, and the vertical viewing angles are considerably better than average.