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Re: [SLUG] Mini-notebook Sales Jump 398%
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Mini-notebook Sales Jump 398%
- From: Dean Hamstead <dean@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 08:24:10 +1000
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Hopefully an alternative to the Atom will hit the market soon
Need some competition to heat things up and bring prices down.
yes, I saw similar articles (and it seems to be confirmed when spec-browsing)
according to an OEM offer out of PRC someone showed me, the cost of OEM
XPH was USD30 or 35 (no idea if it was genuine)
also saw some article claiming Intel won't allow 1.6Ghz CPUs for the 11"
netbooks (as not to compete with laptops), and I see Acer's 11" is 1.3 CPU