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Notebooks of note at CES: HP, Asus

Asus concept PC and a notebook with a massive 512GB solid-state drive are some of the laptop highlights on the CES show floor.

LAS VEGAS--Some notebooks and an un-Netbook are worth noting on the CES show floor Thursday.

From top to bottom: An Asus concept computer; the just-announced Asus S121 (officially not a Netbook) with an optional 512GB solid-state drive--yes, that's 512 gigabytes; HP's new Pavilion dv2 and dv3 powered by processors from Advanced Micro Devices, including its newest Neo silicon.

Asus was showing its fold/unfold concept at CES
Asus was showing its fold/unfold concept at CES Brooke Crothers
The just-announced 12-inch Asus S121 is "not" technically a Netbook but uses an Atom processor and a massive 512GB solid-state drive--the largest yet in any device Brooke Crothers
HP Pavilion dv2 ultraportable (0.9 inches thick) the uses AMD's new Neo silicon
HP Pavilion dv2 ultraportable (0.9 inches thick) uses AMD's new Neo silicon Brooke Crothers
HP 13-inch Pavilion dv3 uses the AMD Turion processor
HP 13-inch Pavilion dv3 uses the AMD Turion processor Brooke Crothers