In early 2007, Asus demonstrated one of the first netbook – Eee pc, has created a new undoubted interest from buyers, and manufacturers of other brands of laptops. October 15, 2007 Intel has made a declaration on the development of new Diamondville processor designed for netbooks. Summer of 2008, Intel has shown the world its processors Atom, which are now found in most netbooks. The financial crisis has made notebooks more attractive – the purchase ability decreased, and these are available on price as a device adapted for the Internet and office applications, great falling well for everyday tasks, come at an opportune moment. Netbooks which can be found on sale, mostly similar in their characteristics – cpu Intel Atom 1.6 GHz, ram 1024 mb, 1024×600 display expansion and the diagonal of 10 inches. But there are differences, attention should focus on that.
First, in netbooks put to different hard drives – it can be solid-state drive on the 8-16 gb hdd, or is it a volume of 80-160 gb. ssd cheaper than conventional drives, but it is worth considering whether you have enough of 8 or 16 gigabytes. The second major difference between notebooks, is operating system. Usually, there are two options – either Linux, or Windows xp. Although fans of Windows xp do not need to lose sight of the fact that this os can be installed independently. Just remember that the built-in optical drive for the netbook is not – and so the installation will be a little more complicated.