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$549 Eee PC 900 to Hit U.S. May 12

Apr 21, 2008, 14:15 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gregg Keizer)

"The Eee PC 900, which the Taipei-based computer maker unveiled last Tuesday, can be configured with either Microsoft Corp.'s Windows XP Home or the open-source Linux. The price for both configurations, said an Asustek spokesman, is identical: $549.

"But there are differences. Users who purchase an Eee PC 900 with Linux, however, receive a laptop that boasts 20GB of flash memory-based storage space. Customers who opt for Windows XP, meanwhile, end up with a machine equipped with only 12GB of solid-state storage..."

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