Asus Z80K: Athlon 64 DTR Notebook

Battery Info & Performance

Battery Info & Performance
How Long Does She Last?

We are using the standard benchmark settings from Bapco, along with a few other minor system tweaks. The screensaver was disabled and volume was set at approximately 20%.

MobileMark 2002 utilizes the following applications:

  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Excel 2002
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002
  • Netscape Communicator6.0
  • McAfee VirusScan 5.13
  • Adobe Photoshop 6.0.1
  • Macromedia Flash 5
  • WinZip 8.0

The white papers for MobileMark are available on Bapco's website should you want to read up on how this benchmark works. In the graph above, higher scores equate to better performance.

The Z80K gave us just a little over 2 hours of battery life, which was about 30 minutes less than we expected. Though, this type of short battery life is pretty consistent with other DTRs. We should note that the Z80K doesn't have an extended battery pack option. Charging time for the Z80K was just shy of 3 hours to go from 0% to 100%.

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