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post #11 of 21
Just don't even consider sticking to the OS they ship it with. Hell, I don't think it can even be called an OS. Even DOS 1.0 had more functionality.
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i don`t really need it...i just want it
my pc is always ready for some serious gaming, and it`s connected to my tv, and then there is my Xbox360...but i just like the eee pc
i know it`s not really a "mature" reason but who cares

when i have the eee pc i can use that for showing pics at my parents or whatever, and it`s probably gonna become some sort of back-up for my main rig, so i can use the main rig for some serious folding
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post #13 of 21
Its very handy if you need access to the net if your main rig craps out lol
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Its very handy if you need access to the net if your main rig craps out lol
if my main rig even thinks about crapping out it`s getting a new E8400
or a new mobo

so my rig won`t crap out...it`s too afraid to get upgraded
lol
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post #15 of 21
Fair play. Infact I need to check asus to see if they have that darn new bios out yet.
post #16 of 21
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Fair play. Infact I need to check asus to see if they have that darn new bios out yet.
new bios?
something wrong with it?
or do you just want more OC options?
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post #17 of 21
Well with the ASUS 701 it has a CPU of 900mhz...However it was downclocked to 603mhz because of a BIOS issue thy had to fix. They are said to be bringing one out to bring the CPU all the way back up to 900mhz.

However even at 603mhz Vista performs great lol.
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cool i never knew that
i`ll wait for that to be resolved then
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post #19 of 21
everything is correct

EXCEPT celeron 900mhz CANNOT handle HD content.

you need AT LEAST a P4 with about 2ghz for 720p and a conroe for 1080p

but if you are just playing ripped avi files on your tv then they're fine.
Edited by Captain Han - 6/19/08 at 6:49am
post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by Psycho666 View Post
after some looking around i found an external dvd writer/player so that problem is solved

@ Enterprise: it is possible to upgrade the ram? sweetness

about the vista part: i`m using vLite to strip down Vista so the useless things are out...so that`ll help a lot

ow and as final question (for now )
how is it connected to the internet? wifi no? or is it possible to plug it in? cause i don`t have wireless here...only wired

thanx!
idk if anyone really responded to you networking questions, but yes it does have both wireless and wired capabilities, and I have to say that the wireless is one of the best onboard wireless cards I've ever seen. At my parent's house mine and my dad's Eee's get like 80-90% signal strength where my mom's full sized Toshiba only gets 40-50%. Very nice device over all.

Also, RAM installation is a breeze, and they changed their policy so that upgrading the RAM doesn't void warrenty (They still have a sticker on the bottom saying it will though). I run an nLited XP pro, and I boot in about 25 seconds.
SDHC cards are very hand for storage too, and cheap. I think I payed ~$30 for my 8Gig one.
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