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Old 01-30-2008, 04:35 PM   #21
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what pat posted. When I'm ready to play in the car I dont have a half hour to wait for it to boot.
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Old 01-30-2008, 05:56 PM   #22
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you guys that are in to modding and soldering need to check out the mod/hacks section of eeeuser.com's forums. I'm gonna pick up the 4g model here soon and mod the **** out of it. Sure I could "get a better laptop for the same money" but it wouldnt be near as much fun as making the stuff myself.
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Old 02-03-2008, 11:11 PM   #23
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also, you can put windows xp on it, you just need to trim it down a little bit using nlite. I got my install down to 278mb. I will be picking one up this week, it should be pretty sweet and a lot easier than using my 17" media center laptop.
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Nice minimal install, are there no linux megatune drivers?
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also, you can put windows xp on it, you just need to trim it down a little bit using nlite. I got my install down to 278mb. I will be picking one up this week, it should be pretty sweet and a lot easier than using my 17" media center laptop.
That's the asus? Seems awesome. I wonder if you can clock it down so you don't have to run the fans or at least not as much?
Also, 4gB is so last year. Can you put in one of those new 16gb cards? Not that you'd need it!

How long does it take to boot? Without hard drive seek times, I would imagine it's pretty fast!
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Old 02-07-2008, 10:20 PM   #27
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it boots up in around 15-20 seconds. its freakin sweet, i have megatune installed on it now and this weekend it will officially become my dedicated tuning laptop.
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Old 02-07-2008, 10:37 PM   #28
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Damn I'm tempted to get one of these. who cares about the storage? plug in an external HD, or hell even a iPod and then there is everything you want..
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Old 02-08-2008, 12:04 AM   #29
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yeah, and at $299 you really cant go wrong, i love mine!
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Pic of it on dash or in car? I want to get an idea for how it "fits". Right now I need a big screen since the laptop is in the passanger footwell. On the dash it would be in FOV.

Does it "sleep" for faster waking?
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Old 02-26-2008, 08:16 PM   #31
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http://www.engadget.com/2008/02/26/h...ding-2m-units/

Looks like in a couple years there will be lots of these on ebay for cheap. :-P HP is going to make one MILLION of these....
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hopefully these small PC's will get cheaper and faster. I'm rocking a doppleganger special in the meatime..
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