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Old 04-13-08, 11:19 PM   #1
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Default Buying new laptop need help!!!

Alright so I am stuck between getting an ultra mobile laptop for a mobile laptop!! (This is for college next year!)
Right now I am looking at the brand new Hp Mini-note 8.9
http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en...5-3704511.html

Or the new Asus F8SN-B1
http://www.xoticpc.com/asus-v2sb1-cu...wconfigure=yes

The Hp is a 8.9inch laptop with a 1.6ghz processor, built in wifi, bluetooth, 2Gb Ram, 120Gb 7200rpm,. And it has a 92% full size keyboard. From the reviews I have read "it feels like a full size keyboard."
I am just afraid I will have 0 graphics with the hp.
On the otherhand with the asus! It will have a 2.5-6ghz processor, 9500M GS vid card, 4Gb Ram, 200GB 7200rpm Seagate, built in bluetooth+ wifi!

I know their is a big difference in size, but I want to be able to surf forums, play Counter-Strike 1.6 and source, play media, etc etc. Will the mini-note be able to handle counter strike/multitasking?
Thanks for your opinions!!
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Old 04-15-08, 12:17 AM   #2
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Default Re: Buying new laptop need help!!!

Those are two drastically different laptops....personally I wouldn't even consider the HP mini-crap. 8.9" screen? my ipod's screen is almost half as big. And VIA Chrome 9 graphics? WTH is that?

Why are you even considering the mini-note? Do you want something super small?

The asus one is 2x as expensive too. I think you need to sit down and layout what you want.
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Those are two drastically different laptops....personally I wouldn't even consider the HP mini-crap. 8.9" screen? my ipod's screen is almost half as big. And VIA Chrome 9 graphics? WTH is that?

Why are you even considering the mini-note? Do you want something super small?

The asus one is 2x as expensive too. I think you need to sit down and layout what you want.
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yea dude, they are completely different.
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Well I think im going to go with the Asus! I can't seem to find a 13.3 inch laptop with a dvd drive+ a 8600M GS or better. So 14.1 shouldn't be too heavy right?
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