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Subject: [Leica] OT: HP 2133 netbook feedback info sought
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 22:27:03 +0530
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I heard that the C7 processor runs very hot. Check it out.

On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 9:04 PM, Spencer Cheng <scheng at> wrote:
> Akhil,
> No experience with the HP netbook you are asking about. In general the C7
> processor are adequate for casual usage as you described. A lot depends on
> the operating system overhead, amount of memory and too many other factors
> to mention.
> My suggestion is to try the applications you use the most to see if it too
> slow for your needs.
> Atom processors are a bit faster clock rate wise and supports 
> Hyperthreading
> so it will be faster in practice.
> Regards,
> Spencer
> On May 16, 2009, at 13:01, A. Lal wrote:
>> Are any LUGers using an HP 2133 netbook? ?If so, your comments are eagerly
>> sought.
>> I'm thinking of getting a travel computer and this one has all the
>> features I need, including bluetooth, wi-fi and a 1200 ?x ca. 800 display,
>> not to mention a relatively ?low price. ?About the only thing it does not
>> have that I would like is a 10" or 12" screen.
>> Have no interest in using this for image processing, but would like to
>> know if the via C7 processor will be reasonably fast for web browsing,
>> simple document processing using MS Excel, Powerpoint, Word and the like.
>> The other netbooks I have looked at have had the Intel Atom processor 
>> which
>> is faster on paper.
>> Alternative suggestions in this weight and price class are welcomed.
>> Thanks in advance.
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