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For full specifications see the Asus F50Gx specifications page.
|Processor||Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8600/ P8400/ P7450/P7350/T6600/T6400/T5800/T5900/T5850/T5750 : 2.4 GHz - 2 GHz, 1066-667 MHz, 3/2 MB L2 cache;
Intel® Pentium® Dual Core Processor T4200/ T3400/ T3200/ T2390 : 2.16 GHz - 1.86 GHz, 800/533 MHz, 1 MB L2 cache
Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core Processor T1700/ T1600 : 1.83 GHz - 1.66 GHz, 667 MHz, 1 MB L2 cache
Intel® Celeron® Processor 585/575 : 2.16 GHz - 2 GHz, 667 MHz, 1MB L2 cache
|Screen||15.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||250GB to 500GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce® 9400M G|
|Screen||Works||Need to install nVidia driver for correct resolution|
|Graphics||Works||Need to install nVidia driver|
|Card Reader||Works||Tested with MS and SD card|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
Every hardware is tested under Ubuntu 9.04.
I have no other type of memory card so I've tested the card reader with a Memory Stick and a Memory Stick Pro Duo. Only problem is that function keys (Fn+F1 and so on) don't work. Suspend worked neither. Also if you plug out the power cord the system doesn't realises thet it is on battery power. Maybe a further update will help. By the way the laptop is very useable.
edited by grouder
Card reader is working with SD cards to. Funtion keys work properly with 2.6.29 kernel. For Ubuntu you can obtain it from here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelMainlineBuilds. Suspend can be fixed with the following steps:
1. Add this line: Option “NvAGP” “1” to your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file under Devices section.
2. Edit your /etc/default/acpi-support file with this option: POST_VIDEO=false
I hope this workaround helped someone. Still have questions? Write to me: grouder (a) gmail (.) com