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Old 08-20-2008, 11:33 AM   #1
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http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/c...1D24AEBC064493


$429 + 15% coupon code: USPIDEAPAD15

TOTAL = $365

Intel ATOM Processor N270 Single Core ( 1.60GHz 533MHz 512KB )
Windows XP Home Edition
10.2 XGA VibrantView TFT with integrated camera
Intel Integrated Graphics X4500
512 MB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz
80GB 5400
Broadcom b/g Wi-Fi wireless
3 Cell Lithium-Ion
One year parts and labor (system battery: one year)

you're welcome. I'm going to buy this ****** and let it live in the miata.
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edit:3 cell battery blows and craptastic ram. That said I might pick this up. It's between this the MSI Wind and the EeePC 1000H.

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I think the Acer Aspire One looks better then the Wind and the EEE.
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Yes, I'm hunting for a Craptop myself in preparations for the MSPnP.....
Edit * What OS should I be looking for?....don't want Vista - that's for sure.
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Just buy a used Dell D400 from ebay for tuning. Less than $200, very light and portable, quite quick for what it is, dirt cheap parts. And, best of all...a serial port.
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edit:3 cell battery blows and craptastic ram. That said I might pick this up. It's between this the MSI Wind and the EeePC 1000H.
yeah, you'll need better ram and more battery when tuning with the ultra-taxing megatune software.
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Just buy a used Dell D400 from ebay for tuning. Less than $200, very light and portable, quite quick for what it is, dirt cheap parts. And, best of all...a serial port.
Sweet.....
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Sweet.....
I'm using a commodore.
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