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Gateway or Asus, which should I buy?

by mfmtsch / June 1, 2010 8:19 AM PDT

My daughter wants a Netbook PC and I went to Bestbuy today to see what they had. I saw 2, a Gateway LT2104u and an Asus 115PEB-RRED01S. The Asus is about $20 more. The specs look about the same with the ASUS appartently having longer battery life. I asked the Geek squad guy which was better and he said the Gateway. Any ideas out there on the forum?

Both have the same processor and 250gb hard drives. The ASUS says it has IntelUMA Graphics, teh Gateway says it has Intel 3150 accelerator.

Anyway, let me know your thoughts.

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Best Netbooks
by Brechan / June 4, 2010 12:39 AM PDT
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Thank You!
by mfmtsch / June 5, 2010 10:03 AM PDT
In reply to: Best Netbooks

Thanks for your quick reply!

I noticed there is a Gateway EC1440u which has an 11" display and an Intel

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Go for this one
by mirisaamali / June 5, 2010 6:26 PM PDT
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Thanks!
by mfmtsch / June 6, 2010 1:04 AM PDT
In reply to: Go for this one

Thnaks for the reply! I am reading the review now.

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by jamesyboy1990 / December 10, 2010 10:42 AM PST

in my university, I'd say 8/10 students who have a netbook have an asus eee pc. They are great, (I have one myself).

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