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what ssd did ya use?
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post #12 of 57
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Originally Posted by thrgk View Post

what ssd did ya use?

I used a relatively inexpensive one, 64gb Kingston SSDnow V100, got it for $70. I'm not after fast read/write with my laptop, just fast access times. Especially for a netbook. Used might be the way to go here. It will really speed it up!
post #13 of 57
OP: If you got the ability to wait you might want to hold out and wait for the next line of Atoms. They will supposedly have both N550(or better) performance, full HD playback, and somewhere between 3-6watts TDP. Of course they were supposed to have been released back in December so I don't know when they're coming now.
     
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post #15 of 57
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will lenovo come out with a new thinkpad like this or next month? seem to come out once a year about now, or acer or asus coming out with one that has as good as the amd e-350
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post #16 of 57
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according to here http://www.engadget.com/2011/12/28/intel-starts-shipping-atom-n2600-n2800-processors-ten-hours-of/
they started shipping the new intel cpu's, however are any netbooks available with them? and if not when will they be.
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post #17 of 57
I think a dmz1 would be your best bet.

They run super cool, are light, and perform quite impressively.

Battery life is also good, and they're amongst the cheapest high end hardware netbooks you can buy.
   
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post #18 of 57
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is HP direct the cheapest place to get them? they are better then lenevo?
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post #19 of 57
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wont the new n2600 or n2800 intel cpus be better or no?
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post #20 of 57
Intel's new Atoms suck, still. You'll probably have to wait until they go on 22nm to get anything decent. This round is still PowerVR IGP (yuck - but good news it'll finally play 1080p video), and a lower TDP, very small performance gain if any.

Currently, AMD C-50 is still a better buy than the new Atom netbooks, unless the Atom has Ion2 graphics (then it's roughly tied). AMD E-350 is really strong for the price.

AMD's 17W Trinity netbooks are going to be absolutely insane in comparison. Seems like April is when Trinity will come out.

HP dm1z vs Lenovo X120e.
Glossy screen | Matte screen
~8 hours battery | ~6 hours battery
Mediocre keyboard | Arguably the best keyboard for any 11" laptop/ultraportable, and better than a lot of "full-size" keyboards
Both have decent trackpads, but Lenovo is probably better.
HP looks "prettier" to some.

Overall X120e is the one to get unless you need more battery life than it has.
 
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