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Old February 15, 2011, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by ZZLEE View Post
My sister baught the ASUS 12.5 inch netbook with 550 duel core atom and 2 G RAM with Optumus she wont let me near it so I can't realy speek about it from experiance. LOL

She is a Quilter and uses a program called EQ7 witch is a fancy math and graffics program fore quilting.
It has WIN 7 and she chose this lap top over a Ipad wich the program wont run on.

She uses this one more than her 17.5 ich lap top becuse it is lighter and more portable.

If shes streeming her favrote tv shows or wathing DVD she uesaly uses 17.5 inch fore the larger screen and optical drive.

I see her more often with the 12,5 ich ASUS than the 17.5 ich ACER and vary rarly at the P4 P5Q desktop.
That's the kind of device I'm looking for, but in tablet format, and with one of the new low power procs in it.

IMO, one of the real reasons why netbooks didn't take over the portable market was that most shipped with Vista, and not only had only 1G memory (death for vista), but also shipped with poorly performing single core chips (atoms and whatever the AMD chips were called). Current chips wouldn't suffer the same lack of performance.

edit: I owned one of the gateway single core 11" AMD netbooks (ordered a 2G mem stick the day I bought it... ;) ), and while I loved the size/format, it was always just a little too pokey for day-to-day use.
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