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What is your maximum budget? ~ $300-500

What country are you in? ~ America

What will be the uses of this laptop? ~ School work / Youtube

Do you have brand loyalty or care which brands we select for you? ~ None

What screen size do you require? ~ 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 inches

What screen resolution do you require? ~ HD Resolutions - i think HD is 1366 x 768 ?? not sure(could be 1280x720)... definately dont want 1024*600, i just hate small resolutions

Are you looking to buy NEW or would refurbished/recertified/used be okay? ~ NEW

How long should the battery last? (Under optimal conditions, no movies/games/heavy internet) ~ 4 hours +

What games would you like to play with your laptop? And on what settings? ~ Not meant for gaming

What operating system do you need? (if any) ~ Don't matter, i can reformat

Is there a certain style of laptop you want? (aluminum, black, gaming, etc.) ~ Don't matter

How much hard drive space do you need? ~ Don't matter

Do you need any special hardware? (blue ray, webcam, specialty ports, etc.) ~ Webcam is nice, not required

Is there anything else we need to know? ~ Intel Dual Cores processors only, so far i only know N550 and N570 are as such
Edited by dm22 - 6/5/11 at 6:11pm
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Asus 1215n uses the D525 Atom. I don't think the Asus design and finish is the best, but the D525 plus Ion2 works well now that the drivers and BIOS are fixed.
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