Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Apr 2009 20:34 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems A common concern when it comes to Linux on netbooks is that, well, they're hard to get your hands on, and even if you do find one, they often feature lower specifications than their Windows brethren. If yuo fear the situation will be similar for nettops, fear no longer: Acer has given out pricing and specification information on its Revo NVIDIA Ion nettop (the first Ion-based machine on the market), and there's good news for Linux fans.
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RE[4]: SSD
by matej on Sat 25th Apr 2009 05:09 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: SSD"
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More RAM mostly means more power consumption and thus a shorter battery life.

That's also why I don't fully understand why the author of this article is so happy about the battery-friendly SSD being replaced by a power-hungry HDD. Ok, I agree 8GB is too little, but I'm very happy with the 20GB SSD in my Eee PC 901 Linux; I you do not install a bloated operating system and a bloated office suite, you will have plenty of free disk space on a 20GB SSD, definitely enough for a netbook.

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