Heat buildup and noise from the cooling system was minimal during battery powered use, as the system scales back the processor which then puts off less heat. The touch pad could not really convince on our test model, it either did not recognize input at all, very lagged, or even severalfold. Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. We’re giving it an Editor’s Choice award without hesitation. However, it is possible to recompile the kernel with support for more RAM.

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Only very few would want to upgrade though, xsus 1 GB system memory and the hard disk with a capacity of GB are sufficient for the installed Windows XP Home operating system and most tasks.

No dead pixels and every thing functions. Under maximal work load, which means a clock rate of 1.

Chiclet keyboard with isolated keys. It is one of the best netbooks on the market at any price. The touchpad buttons were large enough for easy triggering by the side of thumb and worked great if you hit them dead center or on the very edge.

But we can put up with those little grumbles, because we want this sexy, little beast with more stamina than the Duracell Bunny sitting on our lap.

The new keyboard is a good improvement and the battery life is outstanding. The only external difference, other than a reshaped underside, is the keyboard. With eeectl, we could reduce the sound level to Item was not tested to see if it works due to not having the right power cord. Asus faithfully fulfills all guidelines from Intel and Microsoft in order to receive price-reduced processors, as well as being able to offer Windows XP Home Edition as operating system.


The Eee PC Surf models include the mAh battery pack and no webcam, while the non-Surf models have the mAh battery pack and a webcam installed. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date.

Touch pad with multi-touch, but languid or overeager. Nearly all our produc Taking the place of the old shift key is a second function key, for one-handed page up and page down movements. Updated all battery discharge tables to extend battery life”.

More important, the HE lasts more than 7 hours on a charge. That Asus used a matt display with excellent contrast values and even leaves behind the glossy competitors. Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU.

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Although the screen resolution on the series is x, it has pixel mapping memory addressing which covers a virtual x desktop. DDR2 onboard [ citation needed ]. Asus has placed a lot of nice things here and there on the device, such as one-click access to Skype, one customizable key for a program of your choice, scrolling through various resolutions and various performance levels Super High, Reduced and Power Saver.


The has a rated battery life of 4. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising.

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Please refer specification pages for full details. While many netbooks get the short end of the stick for some components such as processing power, they easily make up for it in screen dee. With all the items we have seen above, I cannot see any competitor against HE. Also shop in Also shop in. Exquisitely Designed for Stylish Computing On-the-go The Eee PC utilizes Infusion Technology, which is a cutting edge manufacturing process that produces uniquely-designed laptop surfaces.

One could choose with a simple Fn px combination what graphics mode to operate in: We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. Due to photographic variables and conditions, actual product appearance may ede from images shown on this site.

Those components reachable via the underbodysuch as system memory and hard disk, are located under a shared hatch fixed with two screwswhich can be removed quickly.