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I'm planning on ordering one of these later today.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Asus-1015PEM-PU17-BK/15421265

Will this be strong enough (dual core) to run a full version of MS Office? or should I stick with Open Office.

The reviews from Amazon and New Egg are good. Except everyone says Customer Service sucks.

Oh, somewhere I read that this is very strick on ram upgrades. Anyone know which 2Gig stick would be compatible? I'm partial to Patriot.
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Easily

I've 1.5 ghz single core + 1 gig of ram is fine for what you want to do
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I'm planning on ordering one of these later today.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Asus-1015PEM-PU17-BK/15421265

Will this be strong enough (dual core) to run a full version of MS Office? or should I stick with Open Office.

The reviews from Amazon and New Egg are good. Except everyone says Customer Service sucks.

Oh, somewhere I read that this is very strick on ram upgrades. Anyone know which 2Gig stick would be compatible? I'm partial to Patriot.
Yup, that'll do it. I think you'd be safe getting any ddr3 thats at the same as it. Go to crucials ram site or check bios when you get it.
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if its meant to run a trial version then its meant to run a full version
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Even the N450 which is a single core 1.66ghz hyper-threaded with 1gb of ram can run windows 7 ultimate and office 2010 flawlessly. That comp should run everything you need perfectly.

EDIT: also you do not need 2gb on a netbook, I use 1gb on 1gb of ddr2 ram and everything runs smoothly on win 7 ultimate.
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^^ Did you do any other tweaks James or a fresh install without manufactures crap maybe helped out? I have Win 7 Starter on my 1.66 Atom w/ 1Gb and it is not as responsive as I would have hoped. I am not looking for youtube HD on it but when I want to open a program or menu, I wanted it quicker than 2-5 seconds. Thanks!

Also, nice overclock on the Q6600, I plan on starting to OC my desktop again, any tips on that CPU?

Thanks!
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