[XCSSA] [SATLUG] What do you know about Acer Laptops?

tweeks tweeks at rackspace.com
Wed Aug 13 10:56:53 CDT 2008


BTW David.. From ALG:
> If anyone is considering an ultra-portable like the EEE, I would
> recommending a HP 2133 over it (I have a 701 and lots of HP 2133s). You
> can get the basic HDD model of the 2133 for only $499 now from NewEgg, no
> sales tax plus shipping of $11.
>
> $511 vs $299+tax/shipping gets you:
>
> 120Gb HDD vs 2Gb SSD
> 1Gb RAM vs 512Mb non-upgradeable
> 1280x768 vs 800x480 resolution
> Keyboard big enough to type on
> 1.2Ghz Via vs 632 Mhz Celeron
> Expresscard expansion vs none
> Higher quality construction
>
> The HP weighs about half a pound more, but they get similar battery life,
> and the HP ends up being usable and not just a toy. I am biased because I
> resell[1] the HPs as portable security platforms, but I resell these
> instead of EEEs for the reasons above.
>
> -HD
>
> 1.  http://ipwn.mobi/

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834147675

Tweeks


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