The P is undoubtedly the most interesting of the six models anyway A standard touchpad sits below the keyboard, while above is Gateway’s now-standard media control bar, with buttons cut right into the brushed metal border. After that, I tried playing an mp3 file in winamp and got no sound, but it was just that And peering deep into the FX’s innards, I could faintly see another socket exactly where I expect the GPU to be – so there might be some pleasant surprises for the more adventurous hardware tweaker. Okay, so Gateway cut down the graphics card a bit and they went with one of the cheapest Core 2 Duo processors available. Do you already have an account? Review Sections Review Specs.

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First, Gateway equips the notebook with a whopping 3GB of memory. Right click the speaker in the system tray and select ‘Playback Devices.

Log in Don’t have an account? Don’t show this again. Two weeks in, and this is still a very solid machine The Bad Not configurable; lower screen resolution than Gateway’s high-end model; underpowered processor; frequent price changes.

Gateway P FX Overview – Gateway P FX: Best Midrange Gaming Notebook Ever

None of auvio mp3 files on my xudio will play. It is obvious that the PFX’s performance is bottlenecked by the low-end processor, but it still managed to produce amazing benchmark scores in our gaming tests.


If this notebook was completely closed, with major components soldered on, at this price it would still be a good deal. As amazing as it may seem, there really weren’t any other serious compromises: Similar Threads – FX sound problems.

We tried it with an Onkyo DCT 9. This weight is representative for typical laptops with a inch display-diagonal. Brabulla Nov 28, Price comparison Reviews on Laptops at Ciao. So, details like letters are bigger.

P-6831FX sound problems (no sound)

Perhaps one of the biggest drawbacks to Gateway notebooks is that there are no customization options in terms of components. It held up remarkably well on our gaming tests, even against its more expensive sibling. Unfortunately the picture is quite different in productivity and CPU intensive tasks.

I haven’t tried other games yet but I’m guessing sound isn’t working with them either. I ran DXdiag and everything looks ok there, no error messages. The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch I got my PFX wednesday and have been playing around with it installing things, getting it setup etc But keep an eye on price changes to get the best deal.


The Audi is upgradable.

Compare These Lenovo Yoga C Watching movies without the projector, though, shows up a minor irritation: New versions are shipping with the T 1. But thats where my FX comes in to save the day. Continue to next page 01 The PFX clearly suffered from its slower audik. Also, I tried Crysis and there is no sound in that either.

6831dx modest CPU will also appreciate not being forced to run games at resolutions higher than 1,x The P is undoubtedly the most interesting of the six models anyway None of the other the mid-range notebooks in our test came close to the PFX when it came to gaming.

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