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Manyak I didn't tell you?!?! DX10 gaming! Duh!

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Trying to max crysis?
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Trying to max crysis?
Crysis maxed and 4 instances of F@H should be nothing for an Eee PC.

Does anyone know the total size of XP Pro with all updates and SP3?

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I just had to through my two cents in here.
I have a EEE, and really it's not bad at all. The battery lasts for more then 3 hours. Xandros is actually pretty slick for a OS. It runs fairly quick, and with the ubuntu back end, it's pretty easy to navigate.
I have the 4Gb model, with camera built it. And I've never had a problem with that even. First thing we did though, is unlock it into full desktop mode. That made it a lot better right off the start.
I know there might be better alternatives out now, but the EEE is a solid portable option IMO.
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post #34 of 49
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So you have Ubuntu running on it?

I'm looking at the 4GB and I prefer it over others because of the SSD, size, weight and price.

I just wish it had a faster core and longer battery life

I'll try out the stock OS for a while because I can't afford that Eee + XP at the same time and I also want to try it out

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post #35 of 49
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Manyak I didn't tell you?!?! DX10 gaming! Duh!

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Lol, extreme gaming... crysis on extra high. Seriously thought, XP will do everything you want, vista is just a bunch of extras. In fact, windows 2k might even be better!
post #36 of 49
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I think you should start out with your free Eee Wallpaper...

http://eeepc.asus.com/images/eeepc-wallpaper1440_2.htm

That's more creepy than anything...

And for a rig like this, I would certainly get a Linux Distro designed for low end hardware.
    
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the eee pc is great. i have had the 4g (702) and now i have the 901 (20g).
they are all great. the best thing about the 4g is how easy it is to install a touchscreen too. it was almost impossible to find one for my 901.
you can get the eee4g with a built in webcam for 400 US, and w/o the webcam for 350 US. they both have an option for windows xp. i do not recommend vista because i installed it and it slowed down my computer like crazy, i just deleted it right away.as for a sd card, those are extremely cheap. I recommend tigerdirect.com (compusa) for the memory card because they have good prices and no tax, for california at least, i do not know about canada. the touchscreen's start around $40.00 on ebay.
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post #38 of 49
I really like mine. I'm running Ubuntu on it with 1GB of RAM and it works great. Not sure about the webcam or mic as I don't use them. I wouldn't want it to be my only computer but at the same time, I wouldn't want to lug around a full sized laptop either.
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post #39 of 49
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Thanks guys I just wish I could find out the size of XP with all updates + SP3...

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If you have any specific questions let me know as you can see in my sig I have done all you want to do lol.
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