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K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-06-2008, 05:46 AM
I'm definitly getting one of these Amazon.com: ASUS Eee PC 1000H 80G (10-inch Display, 1.6 GHz Intel ATOM Processor, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB Hard Drive, XP Home, 6 Cell Battery) Fine Ebony: Computers & PC Hardware (http://www.amazon.com/1000H-10-inch-Display-Processor-Battery/dp/B001BYB5ZS/ref=pd_cp_pc_3?pf_rd_p=413863401&pf_rd_s=center-41&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B001BYF2WK&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=1RM8DHCQJ8GP86YF8SXA)

Thats so ****ing bad ass. Its not very powerful but for how small it is, thats awesome. Ima get one just for travel, dev on the go =O. It's clunky having a big laptop on a plane.

And its pretty cheap, only $500

Irene
10-06-2008, 06:11 AM
I have play with this baby before. I am the one who recommended this thing to a school Principal, and earned some commission.

It has 2 versions - Linux and Windows XP. I would recommand you the Linux version, as it's faster and the graphics look nicer, but with less power. You can do office documents with it, and the touchpad has a 2-finger zoom in/out feature.

Obviously you know how to install Windows XP. I can't find any CD-ROM on it, so I have to create a bootable WinXP installation thumbdrive. Unfortunately, to use WinXP in EeePC, you will experience a slow performance. And I mean really slow. After you have start Windows, it takes like 30 seconds to load. Its VGA output will sometimes have problems when connect to a projector. It can run 3D games, but the loading is really slow as well. Photoshop have crashed a few times (not responding). For a programmer / gamer/ graphics designer, this is not what you want. For a businessman , it is.

Deg™
10-06-2008, 06:18 AM
Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Details (http://www.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/laptop-inspiron-9?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&ST=small%20laptop&dgc=ST&cid=35037&lid=876264)

A solid state drive in an ultra portable PC is definitely the way to go.

Also comes with Ubuntu pre-installed for a lower price

CrazyGerbilEater
10-06-2008, 06:45 AM
Newegg.com - ASUS Eee PC 2G Surf - Pure White NetBook Intel processor 7" Wide VGA 512MB Memory 2GB SSD Integrated Graphics - Laptops / Notebooks (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220270)
250$ WOOT

im thinking of getting this one, cuz its really cheap. Perfect for my stories, and college essays.

plus i can just boot windows off a flash drive on this sucker, its perfect.

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-06-2008, 06:49 AM
I have play with this baby before. I am the one who recommended this thing to a school Principal, and earned some commission.

It has 2 versions - Linux and Windows XP. I would recommand you the Linux version, as it's faster and the graphics look nicer, but with less power. You can do office documents with it, and the touchpad has a 2-finger zoom in/out feature.

Obviously you know how to install Windows XP. I can't find any CD-ROM on it, so I have to create a bootable WinXP installation thumbdrive. Unfortunately, to use WinXP in EeePC, you will experience a slow performance. And I mean really slow. After you have start Windows, it takes like 30 seconds to load. Its VGA output will sometimes have problems when connect to a projector. It can run 3D games, but the loading is really slow as well. Photoshop have crashed a few times (not responding). For a programmer / gamer/ graphics designer, this is not what you want. For a businessman , it is.Who the **** wants linux? Linux is garbage. How am I going to dev for windows on a linux platform? And also after watching a video of some guy use Visual Studio 8 on it I think it will fit my needs considering the dev software I use it a lot smaller and the programs I'll be working on aren't nearly as large.

gamepin126
10-06-2008, 07:30 AM
I love my EEE PC, I have the 701 4g model. The thing I love most about it is it's perfect for school, it's not some monster laptop that I'd be embarassed using in class.

I wouldn't get the 2gb version, it's not enough room. I put winxp on mine and customized everything and have like 400mb left on my 4gb hdd.

han_han
10-06-2008, 07:39 AM
I myself am not particularly fond of "tiny" computers, but seeing as I don't develop any software I don't really need "dev on the go." I'm assuming the 6-cell battery lasts a long time then, since the computer is smaller and should sap less power right?

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-06-2008, 07:40 AM
Lulz, I'm getting the 80gig hd one. Solid state is nice and everything but I would like to put my music archive on there =P

gamepin126
10-06-2008, 07:41 AM
I'd read up more on it. Apparently anything larger than 4gb has performance issues, and the 8.9inch one has power issues. I'm not sure about the 10 inch one, or the ATOM cpu one but yea. I'd go read some user reviews.

hypn
10-06-2008, 07:48 AM
I was planning on getting an EEE, but then I saw a MSI laptop, I think it's the MS-1058 (http://www.msicomputer.com/NB/product_spec.asp?model=MS-1058). Specs are roughly 2x that of the EEE, and price was less than double the price (if I remember correctly) - so sure, it's more expensive, but you get far more power. Haven't made my final decision yet, so will continue to read this thread, maybe I'll go with the EEE after all :)

EDIT: found quite a nice review (http://laptoplogic.com/reviews/detail.php?id=128&part=full&page=1) - I just hope it is actually the laptop I'm thinking of. Price is R5,000 (South African Rands) compared to the cheapest EEE 700 at R2,500.

gamepin126
10-06-2008, 07:52 AM
my dad and I both bought one, and I use it out in my living room most of the time, you have no idea how convenient it is to have some micro-pc on the couch. It's a ****ing amazing laptop, and what you lack in performance you make up in just epic mobility.

I use a camelback for my main school backpack and this fits in it.

Deg™
10-06-2008, 07:53 AM
Really though, a 15" laptop is too big? They're much more worthwhile.

gamepin126
10-06-2008, 07:53 AM
Yea, it is.

(completely unnecessary and too big, that is)

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-06-2008, 07:54 AM
Couldnt help myself.
http://www.zptr.net/i/127.png

gamepin126
10-06-2008, 07:55 AM
noice!

Deg™
10-06-2008, 08:12 AM
Couldnt help myself.
http://www.zptr.net/i/127.png
tucker?

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-06-2008, 08:13 AM
Was that question mark a joke or what?

han_han
10-06-2008, 08:19 AM
tucker?

I know about Tucker's nub, but is that what the reference is about? o.o?

Anyhow, 15" laptops aren't that big, I don't see why you wouldn't take it over the uber portable ones.

Deg™
10-06-2008, 08:22 AM
I know about Tucker's nub, but is that what the reference is about? o.o?

Look at the image...

http://www.zptr.net/i/127.png

test-acc
10-06-2008, 10:05 AM
That little thing has 4 times more ram then my desktop computer. (and is generally 4 times better)

I think I need to upgrade.

gamepin126
10-06-2008, 10:39 AM
Personally I think the 10" is too large, the 9" is perfect. Only reason why I don't say the 7" is perfect is because of the screen height, it cuts off some windows (like display properties)

hypn
10-06-2008, 02:12 PM
I just found the MSI Wind: 1.6Ghz Atom processor, 80gb harddrive, 10" screen, and bigger keyboard...

Review: MSI Wind Review (Verdict: At Last!) (http://gizmodo.com/5023615/msi-wind-review-verdict-at-last)


So this brings us to the inevitable question, "should I get the Asus Eee 901 instead?" In full disclosure, I have not used an Eee 901. But I do know that it costs $100 more than the Wind. And looking at the spec list (which includes a smaller screen), I'm dumbfounded as to where that extra cost may have been utilized—solid state storage, I guess.


$479.99 on Amazon, with 120gb harddrive and 1gb ram (and in black) (http://www.amazon.com/MSI-U100-016US-10-Inch-Processor-Battery/dp/B001EWE6VC/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1223331287&sr=8-1)

el-camino-ss
10-06-2008, 06:49 PM
ftw
Amazon.com: Acer Aspire One 8.9-inch Mini Laptop (1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 Processor, 1.0 GB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive, XP Home) Blue: Computers & PC Hardware (http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-8-9-inch-Laptop-Processor/dp/B001D773KY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=pc&qid=1223347773&sr=1-1)

Amazon.com: Acer Aspire One 8.9-inch Mini Laptop (1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 Processor, 1 GB RAM, 160 GB Hard Drive, XP Home, 6 Cell Battery) White: Computers & PC Hardware (http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-8-9-inch-Processor-Battery/dp/B001EYVBE0/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=pc&qid=1223347773&sr=1-4)

XGhozt
10-06-2008, 08:19 PM
I was at Fry's the other day, and I almost bought this. But if you look closer it's a fingerprint magnet. That bugs the **** out of me, but if you're fine with that then go for it.

Mookster
10-06-2008, 09:37 PM
I got mine, free, for opening a, free, bank account.
Go me. I hate the thing tbh, but I have more pressing expenses than computers at the moment so it came in fairly useful.

el-camino-ss
10-06-2008, 09:59 PM
I got mine, free, for opening a, free, bank account.
Go me. I hate the thing tbh, but I have more pressing expenses than computers at the moment so it came in fairly useful.

wtf?! what bank?!?!?

Mookster
10-06-2008, 10:11 PM
One that isn't roughly 700 billion dollars in dept.
RBC. The "C" stands for Canada; just FYI.

el-camino-ss
10-06-2008, 10:14 PM
One that isn't roughly 700 billion dollars in dept.
RBC. The "C" stands for Canada; just FYI.

*hops in car

Belphegor
10-06-2008, 10:46 PM
I got mine, free, for opening a, free, bank account.
Go me. I hate the thing tbh, but I have more pressing expenses than computers at the moment so it came in fairly useful.Well I got my 300 Weatherbe for opening a bank account, so now what? I just need to bring ammo with so I can rob on spot.:woop:

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-11-2008, 03:00 AM
I looked around at a lot of competition and I've decided to go ahead with the 1000h. I just ordered it Amazon.com: ASUS Eee PC 1000H 10-Inch Netbook (1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 Processor, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB Hard Drive, XP Home, 6 Cell Battery) Fine Ebony: Computers & PC Hardware (http://www.amazon.com/1000H-10-inch-Display-Processor-Battery/dp/B001BYB5ZS/ref=pd_cp_pc_3?pf_rd_p=413863401&pf_rd_s=center-41&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B001BYF2WK&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=1RM8DHCQJ8GP86YF8SXA) and unless I ****ed up the address I should have it next friday or the monday after that. Awesome. I'll be sure to write about it.

EDIT: **** nm, I guess they dont like me ='(


Delivery estimate: November 10, 2008 - December 11, 2008
Shipping estimate for these items: October 13, 2008 - October 14, 2008

bat
10-11-2008, 04:34 AM
it was my understanding that you already bought one.

i was gonna recommend the 901, which was $380 shipped from zipzoomfly about 2 days ago.

price is now $409
ASUS EEEPC901-BK001 90OA0BA71111111U201Q 8.9" 20GB (SSD) HDD 1GB PC2-3200 (DDR2-400) 802.11b/g/n at ZipZoomfly (http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?ProductCode=10008842)

may just get one of these sometime soon

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-11-2008, 07:25 AM
Considering the first thing I wrote was "I'm definitly getting one of these", I dont see how you could have got that in your head.

But I want the 80gig one as it comes with two partitions with 40gb each and Ima set up a dual boot on that badboy. Just trying to decide on what the second os is going to be.

Belphegor
10-11-2008, 07:58 AM
EDIT: **** nm, I guess they dont like me ='(

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They cant accept money from whores, sorry.

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-11-2008, 06:26 PM
Lulz, I watched some old lady last night stick bananas in her pussy, chop them up, and spit them out in 3 whole sections.

bat
10-11-2008, 06:54 PM
Considering the first thing I wrote was "I'm definitly getting one of these", I dont see how you could have got that in your head.


Couldnt help myself. [followed by personally taken picture of the pc]
as in,
"I couldn't help myself, and bought one, here is a picture of it:
and here is my attempt to make a funny:
i chopped off the fingers in this picture, you see.

as in tuckers nub, you see."


dont worry about it tho man, I saw
they cant all be good. :fine:

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-11-2008, 07:32 PM
nigga plz

Zaund
10-12-2008, 03:04 AM
These are great little laptops. Flash memory and Linux <3. It was on G4 not to long ago.

NickF
10-13-2008, 01:19 PM
Really though, a 15" laptop is too big? They're much more worthwhile.

My thoughts exactly. Even the 14.1"'s are nice :stare:
Dell Studio 15 Laptop Details (http://www.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/laptop_studio_15?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&~oid=us~en~29~laptop_studio_15_anav3~~)

ScAreCroW
10-16-2008, 04:52 AM
Asus EEe pc is developing a touch screen version of this laptop. Should have more ram as well. Hopefully a better processor. And cheap!

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-16-2008, 08:30 AM
Eh, you can easily upgrade it to 2gb for like $30 from what I've read and watched. But yah better processor would be great.

Ranged
10-16-2008, 11:02 AM
Those are much better than my desktop !!!

1.05 Ghz AMD Athlon(tm) Dual core ( I think its dual core)
256RAM
XP
80Gb HDD (Its the same one from 7years ago)


Broken 1.84Ghz AMD Atlhon Or MY MOBO Idk

My primary desktop changed mobo into a cheap one, P5GC-mx/1333 4gb ram / core 2
Intel 2.2 Ghz ( Blank Screen ;( )
Basicly i switched DVD Burners & HDD.

NickF
10-16-2008, 02:28 PM
No. Its single core.

K? Pŕo?ćtiόnŹ
10-20-2008, 03:44 AM
Got it today. It can play WoW. That is all.

asus 1000h eee pc wow on Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/2015325)

Brandon72196
10-20-2008, 01:07 PM
I might get one of these, because my laptop keeps crapping out with the damn charger port breaking. I assume its GREAT for emulators on the go.

el-camino-ss
10-20-2008, 05:00 PM
I bought the 1000hd 3 days ago, its OK... plays wow alright, I think im going to return it though and just get a another graphics card...

YonderKnight
10-20-2008, 06:01 PM
My brother wanted a laptop so i told him to get thee eee 900. I wish I'd told him to wait though, the 1000h seems a lot better. The 901 even seems a lot better. And he doesn't even use it that much so I think i'm just gonna try selling it.

el-camino-ss
10-20-2008, 06:20 PM
Ya there fun to look at but once you own but its like... so what

YonderKnight
10-20-2008, 07:02 PM
It's not just that for some reason he just hasn't been using computers in general.

I would keep it for myself but the battery life sucks ass compared to the eee 901. (barely 2 hours i think)

el-camino-ss
10-20-2008, 07:16 PM
It's not just that for some reason he just hasn't been using computers in general.

I would keep it for myself but the battery life sucks ass compared to the eee 901. (barely 2 hours i think)

weird. mine gets like 3 hours

YonderKnight
10-20-2008, 07:44 PM
Yeah, the newer ones have the intel atom, the 900 just has celeron, and it gets hot as hell. The 901 is way better.

I wonder how i can sell this...probably craigslist?