[lug] OT: netbook opinions?
horlenkarl at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 5 17:27:16 MST 2009
> >> I use an ASUS EEE PC. The 901 model I consider to
> > as per my other post, any thoughts on how fast the
> solid state drives are in real life useage, external dvd
> playback, external audio playback sound quality and external
> monitor resolution / quality (if you've tried any of the
> The SSD is comparable to a standard laptop disk, or a bit
> faster...nothing top of the line. I use my EEE PC
> constantly and
> never need to wait on disk IO, only CPU. The CPU itself is
> compared to a desktop, but more than adequate for my needs
> traveling. I play DVDs both off of SD cards (slot built-in
> to the
> system), and via wifi. Both work flawlessly.
you can play a dvd off of an SD card! and wifi. sweet.
good to know about the performance.
> > upgraded by popping a cover or just by slapping in a
> usb card?
> Pop off the back cover, unplug the old card, plug in the
> new. RAM is upgradeable to 2GB just as easily.
very good to know as well.
have you ever sent the output to a 24 inch or similar size large flat panel display (or could you if you have one :-)). i'm curious about the output resolution support and quality. i'm getting conflicting info based upon what i'm reading online.
thanks for the feedback
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