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Windows 7: Netbook or UltraPortable?


19 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 
Netbook or UltraPortable?

i wonder if you will prefer NetBook (Intel Atom) or a Ultraportable (Core i3). or how will u choose?

considering screen size both has abt 10" screens. little difference. those smaller than 10" may make it hard to even surf the net. may require horizontal scrolling

Battery Life. i hope netbooks shld have a relatively significant edge? atom runs on 2 - 3W right? vs i3 i think abt 10?

performance? important! i will not try to play games, but i wonder if netbooks are too sluggish? say i just surf net (which also seems to take quite abit of memory/cpu at times, + if i open many tabs) and use say Office Word/Excel (whats performance like if i have a big document, or maybe excel will need more performance)?

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19 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, BackTrack 4, Ubuntu
 
 

Hi, jiewmeng.

Usually, if you're using a NetBook for things such as web browsing and creating word/excel documents, you'll find that performance will be very good. The problems only start arising after you've jammed the machine full of applications and games. If you're going to go for the NetBook, which I would recommend, I'd suggest keeping it light and only putting the necessary applications on.

Thanks,
Harvey Meale
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19 Jul 2010   #3

Windows® 7 Home Basic 64bit, Build 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jiewmeng View Post
i wonder if you will prefer NetBook (Intel Atom) or a Ultraportable (Core i3). or how will u choose?

considering screen size both has abt 10" screens. little difference. those smaller than 10" may make it hard to even surf the net. may require horizontal scrolling

Battery Life. i hope netbooks shld have a relatively significant edge? atom runs on 2 - 3W right? vs i3 i think abt 10?

performance? important! i will not try to play games, but i wonder if netbooks are too sluggish? say i just surf net (which also seems to take quite abit of memory/cpu at times, + if i open many tabs) and use say Office Word/Excel (whats performance like if i have a big document, or maybe excel will need more performance)?

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