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Is this a good netbook?

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EDIT:

Is this a good performing netbook?

Any better recommendations for under $400 shipped?

Does the 2nd core make a significant difference?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220816
Edited by K10 - 1/14/11 at 8:26pm
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from most of the specs I have seen there is very-little to choose from (performance-wise) apart from battery life and drive size.
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its better to replace hard drive and ram by yourself, can save you a lot of money.
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My Lenovo Ideapad U150 works great for everything except new games. Handles 720p video excellently, as well as any day to day tasks.
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I have an asus netbook and love it. This one us really nice but it's a bit expensive.
http://campuslife.asus.com/product/detail/21
 
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What about the new amd fusion notebooks? HP is selling their 11.6'' basic version for ~ US450. They're advertising it can handle 1080p content and about 10 hours of batery life (though its hard to belive). Seems like a good deal!
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Would you consider an m11x to be a netbook?
http://www.dell.com/us/p/alienware-m...re-m11x&~ck=mn

For extreme portability, I would recommended an 11 inch MacBook Air. But, I don't think it would be enough space for you considering it's SSD only which will quickly become expensive. But don't forget that will make it load things faster and it actually has a dedicated GPU
Edited by SalisburySteak - 1/14/11 at 3:48pm
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Edited OP. Will rep people when I get home.
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post #9 of 20
As long as you aren't expecting too much going in, that netbook should be fine. Don't expect to do any gaming or CPU intensive tasks. If you want something a bit more capable go for an Alienware m11x R2, I got mine just over a week ago and I love it.
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Is there any such thing as a good netbook?
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