Acer Ubuntu nettop to get quiet storage switch
Apr 24, 2009, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Open source software fans shouldn't rush to the shops, though -
Acer expects to tweak the Ubuntu machine's spec very shortly after
"The £149 nettop incorporates a 1.6GHz Intel Atom 230
processor backed by 1GB of DDR 2 memory and Nvidia's GeForce 9400M
integrated graphics chipset - essentially the same one found in all
the recent Apple MacBook releases - to give it the welly it needs -
and other nettops lack - to play full HD content flawlessly.
"While the Linux machine comes with an 8GB SSD, two other
versions, both running Windows Vista Home Premium, are equipped
with 160GB 3Gb/s Sata hard drives."