It’s not sluggish at all. The basic rule of thumb is that for basic tasks such as word processing, Web surfing, and e-mail, an Atom Netbook is more than adequate, as long as you keep your expectations modest. The new touchpad is part of the casing, with small bumps that help you find the limits of the touchpad area. Also note, it only has 1 ram slot. We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read.

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Asus Eee PC HA review: Asus Eee PC HA – CNET

It’s so light and compact, you can take it anywhere with you! However with Windows 7 it runs like crap, it’s sluggish. Please check with your supplier for exact offers. Asus has always had some of the longest-lived Netbooks, and the new HA got an impressive 6 10005ha and 51 minutes in our video playback battery drain test–about 30 minutes more than our previous leader, the Eee PC HEand more than 2 hours better than the nonremovable battery in the HA model.

I put some nice Karmic koala ubuntu 9. The touch pad is demarcated by a rectangle of raised dots on the wrist rest, and works well, although we found ourselves going into the touch pad settings and jacking up the default pointer speed.

Log in Don’t have an account? The utility isn’t going to radically alter your experience, but we certainly won’t fault ASUS for its inclusion. The new touchpad is part of the casing, with small bumps that help you find the limits of the touchpad area. We have yet to meet an Atom-powered Netbook that vastly outperformed or underperformed the pack.


This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding Refining the Netbook by Jarred Walton on August 20, 4: Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. The black netbooks on the other hand… if you like to keep your netbook exterior clean, you’d better plan to carry around a cloth to wipe it down after each use. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Don’t show this again. Best Laptops for Products may not be available in all markets.

All we can say for sure is that battery life has improved and the casing is slightly different. We found a few other minor differences between the HA and HE in the exterior design.

It’s way way way way faster in ubuntu, then I partioned it and installed xp professiona, which to my surprise was very fast as well. Oh and Debian Squeeze comes soon anyway.

The newly upgraded Razer Blade is the perfect laptop for undercover gaming. Also note, it only has 1 ram slot.

ASUS Eee PC 1005HA: Refining the Netbook

These are mostly power consumption tweaks one could perform individually, but it’s handy to have them all in one place. Visit manufacturer site for details. PCB color and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice. HP Spectre x 13 late Apple’s Touch Bar — a thin screen that replaces the function keys on the new MacBook Before we get to the testing, here’s a closer look at the system.


Vjdeo we had one complaint with the appearance, it would be the glossy surfaces. The other features are typical of current netbooks, with minor bonus points for the inclusion of Lenovo fine-tuned its formula for the Yoga C, adding a trio of useful features that It works about as well as any other touchpad we’ve used, but we’re not sure why ASUS felt 1050ha need to undertake such a minor casing redesign.

Unless otherwise stated, all performance claims are based on theoretical performance.

Review Sections Review Specs. We prefer to have our connections out in the open, rather than hidden behind hinged plastic doors as in the HA modelalthough we have to admit, the ‘s tiny, angled Ethernet jack was an impressive engineering feat.