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Hello, I am looking for a netbook that is preferably less that $400. If it is over $400, I will still consider it if the price to performance is reasonable. I want the best gaming/video performance I can get. Here are some of the netbooks I have found priced low to high:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...7BBTkwCjCECjCE - This seems to be a really good deal.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834215067 - Another good deal.

- Not really sure.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220850

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834230005 - Over $400 but has a 6310 chip.

Please tell me your suggestions or send me links of other netbooks and thanks in advance.
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The first one is good deal in my opinion, it has N550 + ion graphics

You need at least AMD E350 to beat it in performance but netbooks that has E-350 are expensive.
Edited by ThePath - 6/19/11 at 10:31am
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Keep in mind that most atom based netbooks are 1024x600 where as E-350/6310 based models will be 1366x768 (1.7x the amount of pixels).

The first one seems like the best deal on the atom camp, 1GB ram is not enough these days. A 2GB stick however will only set you back ~$30

The last one has a couple goodies like USB3.0. It just depends if you'd rather 10.1" or 12.1" and if the $40 extra is a problem for you.
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Thank you for the replies. I really like the 1215b but it is over $130 more than the 1015pn. What are the ion graphics on the 1015pn capable of and how much better Is the 6310?
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Does anyone know what the ion graphics can do?
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