hi guys so I have something a littledifferent here it's a gaming laptop I mostly focus on more budget orientatedthings and the occasional premium gaming laptop but this one sells for $299 andit has a dedicated GPU and the CPU is a quad core now it's nothing amazing specwise as you would expect for that price range of course so it has a sell run j3455 I have never reviewed this Apollo Lake chipset most commonly I'm lookingat the end 3450 which is right here in the Teclast F7 now this cpu is very similar to that one it's slightly higher clocked ithas a TDP of 10 watts instead of the six I think it is on the N3450 so it offers just a slight increase there in performance I think it'ssomething around 20% or 50% more it's not amazing but what's interesting isit's paired up with the six gigabytes of RAM that you typically see now on thosebudget laptops but it's got a dedicated GPU and Nvidia 920M so I picked thisone up here from geek bind comm and they threw in some free Valentine's Day giftand actually arrived on Valentine's Day so how's that for luck and what it wasis this funny little thinking out and what it is happy monkey but I'll givethat to my four-year-old daughter noise you'll love to play with that so as youcan see the box is brother basic here and it's not offering a lot ofprotection so hope it's going to be ok I can see it hasn't taken any knocks oranything and just to point out that on this side I won't show it we've got aWindows 10 home key now it could be the Chinese home key but it should allow usto do a clean install as well with that CD key which is good so in the top ofthe box here we've got the power supply and cables I can see ok geek Viacom hasincluded an adapter and there is the cable so now this power cable actuallylooks like the Australian New Zealand one so that three pong prong style oneand the power supply which isn't that big I mean we're only powering a ApolloLake and then the 920 M from Nvidia so this is rated to 12 volts for amps thepower adapter takes that standard Mickey Mouseplug so this is going to be very easy to get a replacement in your own countriesa local plug and then just of course plug that straight in so no need for anyadaptors then okay so the box doesn't look that strong the packaging but itdoes have that phone either side and I can see we've got silver on the bottomso far and it's protected up with this sleeve here so no damage to that alrightso before I get into the design and build quality of it let's just check outthe way – feels rather heavy as expected so 1.
69 kilos so then lettuce made outof plastic it has a little bit of a cheap feel – it's just painted plasticit has this t Bayeux or however pronounced that logo on the top now thisyou can actually remove because the previous ones I looked at the t bookfrom them you can actually just get like a knife or a tool and pull that uglylooking logo there icon the name off there which is great now on the bottomI've got two downwards firing speakers screws there two screwing things inplace the intake vent so if you use it on your lap you'll block this now that'smade out of the silver plastic again it feels a little bit cheap here now I'vegot my knife there for a reason I'm just covering up the Windows 10 home CD keythat they have there I'm not going to broadcast that out to the world Iactually need to use that so on the left hand side we've got a full size USB 3port 3.
5 millimeter headphone jack and an SD card reader so that's good to seethat on here and also a LAN port on here now I think this Ethernet port I don'tknow where it's 100 megabits or a gigabit port I doubt it's gigabit but Iwill test that out I've just noticed that this plastic around here that is socheap and tacky looking just look at it it's got a few little rough edges thefinish of this laptop as expected for the price isn't amazing and that's justout of alignment a little bit as well that USB 3 port right hand side we haveDC end for charging then we have a type C port this is USB 3 spec only I think Idon't think it accepts charging but I will test itmany HDMI out so that'll be 4k 30 Hertz maximum that it supports don't think itsupports the 60 here as well definitely white becausethat needs to be HDMI to speak of course then another USB 3 port now you see somemore imperfections here with those plastics the plastics its use is not anamazing quality okay so first peek now at the keyboard so no cannot be open toone-handed and there hinge sorry something's rubbing just opening thatall click noise okay that's not wonderful it's this right here it's theplastics around it's just come undone I'll have to try and clip that in sogaming style keyboard of course is in red now this is not a backlit keyboardflex actually that's quite firm keys feel a little bit clunky plastic II kindof feel a little bit cheap they do not feel as good as the tech lasts if sevenskeyboard this one feels a lot yeah that feels a lot better just the sound ofthose keys and the feedback you get from them so the touchpad looks rather largein fact it's about the same size of the tick last if7 touchpad hereclicky mouse clicks within that touchpad and you notice this ugly looking red vsymbol can't say i'm a huge fan of that but i can probably live with thatso the polymers plastics is matte it gained not a super high quality plasticthey have used here but overall so far I'll type and use this keyboard for alittle while as well before my full review there kind of feels ok thekeyboard then we do have some status LEDs here and the power button islocated probably where the Delete key should be I'm not a big fan of thatplacement it just give you a close up two of the keyboard so I mean it doeslook good but it's missing shortcuts there I can't see controls therefore thevolume and screen bonus I'm sorry there they are with the arrow keys normallythey're up here so I was looking in the wrong place okay so that display isglossy as you can see let's pull off the screen fatigue that is it Mattunderneath no it's not it's glossy as well so it's supposed to be 1080p and anIPS panel but I'll check that out in a second okay so just powered it on andwent straight into the bias you know me I want to check out and see if this hasthe Advanced Settings open to us and it actually looks like it does the oneafter is our power limit and that's under CPU power management right hereand yes the power limit is in fact disabled out of the factory so that'sgood sign there that means it can use up to about 15 watts it's normally themaximum I see out of these chipset but that's when it's using the integratedgraphics now I'm not too sure if it's going to have in videos optimist so thatset graphics switching technology used to integrated and then swap over to thededicated when it actually needs it so let's just get out of here now we'lltake a look at that screen but I can see already that yes it is an IPS panelbecause it's not shifting the colors they're now viewing angles aren'tamazing I think it's to do with the see that how works we're flicking a lotbecause it's not a matte screen I would have preferred this to have been a mattescream it anyway let's just get out of this and get into desktop here and seeif it's running Windows 10 in English okay so it looks like it is now Ihaven't commented yet but look at those bezels they're actually not too bad sowe have rather slim bezels top and bottom and the screens not looking toobad really for a 15.
6 inch display okay so straight away I found a con with thistouchpad it does not seem to be supporting any gestures so the doubletap that doesn't work swiping none of those windows 10 gestures are workingit's definitely not a precision touch better just check the drivers so quiteannoying you'd have to right-click using that clunky button there no I don't likethis little so okay it's a gaming laptop so you probably be using a mouse anywaybut even so if this had a precision touchpad that would just be so muchbetter so touchpad is crap so just to check outand run through a few things here to do with the hardware first so we can seethat the maximum toolbar here is 2.
3 gigahertz instead of the 2.
2 on the N3450 the base clock is 1.
5 gigahertz inside a 1.
1 so this should give us alittle bit of a boost there so that's not really gonna really besuper-powerful anything like that but it should be sufficient for light tasks atleast now if I have a look at the monitor just have a look at the it saysit's a flat panel it's definitely not 768 P this is a 1080ppanel so it's not reading that correctly it's saying it's an MS underscore triplezero 3 no that is not the case here so the memory is not actually running atthe higher supported speeds I was just having a look at that before because wehave a look here under memory in Windows and the task manager you can see it'srunning at one point 3 gigahertz and it should be actually one point one what Itypically see on the the other sale run so the entity 450 series of laptops thatI commonly review those budget laptops with itself for around two hundred andthirty fifty at us so hopefully I can change that in the bias I probably won'tmess about with it right now in case I end up just breaking this completely sothe hardware the device manager as well I just wanted to have a quick look at acouple of things so network we have right here a Broadcom while it says shegot listed twice but that's not the case here it's the Intel dual band wirelessAC 31 65 so very common here I don't know why this has been listed in heretwice if I look at the device manager it's only in here once here so that'sthe one it is so it's the Intel dual band I want to say see that's not toobad I mean it's recently facets wireless AC of course so a better than wirelessin that we were seeing last year and the Ethernet port that's only 100 megabitsper second so not a gigabit one there so it's not the fastest and you can seethat the drive so we've got an NT 128 gigabyte Drive that has approximate Ithink was 90 something just bring that up for you 90 something gigabytes freeokay here we go so you 97 point for free and the speedsof the drive and see right here so these aren't actually too badnow why we're seeing full right speed set of three right speeds on this isbecause it's actually a 22 by 80 so the longer MDOT to SATA 3 SSD that this haswithin there which is another positive here this is good see if you can upgradeyou can put an even larger SSD on this this is the size I'm talking about so mycrucial 22 by 80 this one's 290 gigabytes you could put this in thereI'll show you the internal zone where you can upgrade what is available to usto upgrade so the wireless card and the SSD now the battery capacity is beingreported as 40 watt hours which I guess that's actually okay considering just atouch on that screen again it's really not a bad display considering the priceof this I must say I'm impressed with the displays probly the best part soyeah that the build quality overall is pretty plasticky and cheap II kind offeeling at least I put a decent panel on here now this isn't even the fullbrightness I have at the moment so I'll just increase that at full brightnessnow just looking at the information of this dedicated GPU we've got on here itsupports DirectX 12 so that as good the driver version doesn't seem no that'snot the latest I have to update that we've got dedicated memory we've got twogigabytes of double data rate 3 so not the fastest time I think it's the 940 mor the 940 MX that has the double data rate 5 spec so it's a little bit fasterbut I mean for the price you can't expect much here there are the clocksthere so it's 900 megahertz on the graphics clock the RAM is 1800 megahertzand we have 192 CUDA cores so as I showed you at the start we've got the 2speakers that are down with firing I don't particularly like that locationbecause if you use it on your lap beginner block 2 speakers but I'll giveyou the sample of them now hmm okay they're not very loud at allthey've got a tiny hint of bass in there mostly medicine trebles but they areseriously lacking volume they need to be way louder than that maybe that can betweaked via software hopefully we can boost it up a little bit so if you needa good web cam I think you can forget about it with this one so the locationis like the Dell XPS is next to be a 13 I started with that that we've got thelocation right down here at the bottom so it's kind of looking up your nose andI can see already that it's like VGA resolution the quality is pretty rubbishthere so I wouldn't be using this webcam I would use an external one now LinuxManjaro just tested out seventeen point one point four build and everything isworking so wireless screen adjustment controls battery everything so this isgood news if you want to run Linux on it it should run perfectly fine as long asyou've got a new distro that has the latest kernels checking out theinternals now what we're looking at is that 22 by 80 SSD its king spec so youcan put your own one in there if you wanted to I've got a crucial as I showedyou before that I could fit in here so that will fit you can upgrade the SSDyou can put up to 2 terabytes I think it is in this size but just make sure it'sset of three spec it will not support PCIe times two or four drives no not atall so this is the cooler here with the thermal transfer pipe going to defensealong here pushing air out so it's sucking it in from below and hopefullythat's going to do a good job of cooling now we can go along Andry paste this ifyou wanted to do that now the battery cell that's 10,000 milliamp hours intotal and it's screwed in place we've also got this metal backing you can seehere now that of course is keeping that keyboard quite firm so that's why itdoesn't have a lot of flex this is good to see here is a shot of the CPU coolernow I've heard this on most of the time very low so it's only around about 15 20percent you can hardly hear it's just the light buzz keeping things cool butwhen it wraps up to 80 percent or a hundred you definitely hear it come onnow you see that of course we could reap a stun as well they use poor qualitythermal paste normally the factory so I do recommend doing that if you're gonnaopen it and get this far you probably just reap awith a quality paste and that'll be a lot better now I can't see the RAM butdefinitely not upgradeable it will be part of the motherboard on the otherside there those Samsung low-power double data rate threes is two threegigabyte chips on there shot of the wireless card here too so if you weren'thappy with the spec of the Intel way si si si 165 then just pull it out and putsomething better in like the 82 60 80 to 65 and here are those tiny littlespeakers that aren't loud enough and they do have a tiny tiny little bit ofbass but they're pretty hopeless really so as far as build quality goes for theinternals it's you know average it's not too bad it's good to see that they'vegot things screwed in place we have the middle backing behind the keyboard justto make it a little bit more firm so it doesn't have any flex and over all thewiring and things like that everything looks fine we've got proper plugsnothing's you know just glued in place so it doesn't look too bad to me againconsidering the price I can see one of the antennas is right here so that's forthe widest AC so they put one in the base and I believe the other one is upin here or probably up in the lid there alright so have a look at benchmarkshere just very quickly so this is not any faster than the SEL run in 3450disappointing I expected it to be about a hundred points more at least orsomething it's the same speeds as the tick last f7 maybe it's down to the factthat the Rams only running at that 1333 and stead of 1600 megahertz that couldhave something to do with it so a statistic out so Geekbench fours OpenCLGPU benchmark so this is the integrated graphics here it's almost nine thousandnow okay we know that Nvidia 920 M I've never tested it before is very verylow-end lacks Rambam 'lets yadda yadda yeah it's not powerful at all but waitfor it bump bowl this is so low I did notexpect 9429 that's just you know okay that just shows how weak it is so what Idecided to do alright I'll boost it up I did a slight overclock so added 150 tothe core 150 to the memory with MSI's afterburner andit's gone up about 10% now 11,000 I mean I expected 15 or 20,000 OpenCL scorefrom this dedicated GPU I had no idea the Nvidia 920 M is so weak super weakbut let's test out a game and see if we can at least get better results ingaming because benchmarks are one thing than the integrated Intel 500 HD GPU sohere we go the only game I'm going to test is Counter Strike global Offensivenow I'm going to try running 720p on very low settings this is an old gamebut as we just saw before that it's a super weak GPU so let's see how ithandles it ok so not very good at all look at their 720p running about 20frames per second yeah that's really slow very slow I mean it's marginallybetter than the Intel HD 500 with the power limits removed so let's see if Ican lower that resolution down at least get something that's it's got playableframerate okay so 1024 by 768 this really isn'tmuch better at all look at that 19 frames per second a high of about 30this is just not working at all why is this hardwareconfiguration even exist it's denier it's just useless this GPUall right I'm gonna just wrap up this video here I will not be doing a fullreview of this hardware because after testing out some games on this so-calledultra budget gaming laptop you can see that it's no faster than having theintegrated graphics of for example the tick last if7 without a power limit onit which is in the background there so there was absolutely no point to thishardware configuration I didn't actually know I was under we're completelyunaware that the Nvidia 920 M was so weak and absolutely hopeless that anIntel 500 integrated GPU is almost as fast so that is it for this video herenow if you want to know about the fan noise yes it comes on and off and you dohear it at 100% volume the keyboard is okay to type on the screens alright butjust go for something like the tick last f7 I'll be having afull review of that one coming out shortly and don't waste your time withthis one here thanks so much for watching this video and making it thisfar do subscribe if you like these kind of videos and I'll be covering moreinteresting texts something a little bit better than this they may possibly checkout a 940 MX version similar to this it's a little smaller from day sky thatGPU should be a lot more powerful than this piece of rubbish that is the Nvidia920M.