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Asus Eee 1201NL gets reviewed, plays Street Fighter IV nicely

The Asus Eee PC 1201NL has been reviewed before, but the crew at GadgetMix has posted the results of their own hands-on testing. Apart from the typical battery life, build quality, and general performance comparisons, they also decided to benchmark the 1201NL using Capcom’s Street Fighter IV. Better still, they’ve shared a video (which you […]

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Acer AspireRevo nettop with NVIDIA ION LE graphics now available for $199

The Acer AspireRevo is a tiny desktop computer with the guts of a netbook. In other words, it’s a nettop with a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, 1GB of RAM, and a 160GB hard drive. It comes in several different configurations, but for the first time one of the more exciting models is available in the […]

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Is the HP Mini 311c an 11.6 inch notebook with NVIDIA ION graphics?

Remember those new HP Mini netbook model numbers I told you about, oh, I don’t know… yesterday? It looks like at least one of those notebooks could be a mini-laptop with an 11.6 inch display and NVIDIA ION graphics. Netbook News.de dug up a few product listings for an as-yet-announced machine called the HP Mini […]

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Samsung N510 with NVIDIA ION pushed back to October or later

Yesterday Lenovo announced it would postpone the launch of the NVIDIA ION powered version of the IdeaPad S12 laptop until after Windows 7 was available. Now I’ve confirmed that Samsung, the other major company with an NVIDIA ION laptop in the works, is making the same call. The company decided that the Samsung N510 performs […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad S12 with NVIDIA ION pushed back to October or later

The Lenovo IdeaPad S12 is a 12.1 inch laptop with a 1280 x 800 pixel display. Right now, it’s available either with an Intel Atom CPU and integrated graphics or a VIA Nano processor and integrated graphics. But Lenovo has been promising since day one that the laptop would eventually be available with the NVIDIA […]

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Samsung N510 product manual released, NVIDIA ION LE platform confirmed

The Samsung N510 netbook is expected to begin shipping in a few weeks. And today Netbook Choice discovered that Samsung has posted the user manual for the laptop on its website. You can click this link to download it. For the most part, the manual confirms what we already knew, but it is nice to […]

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Samsung N510 may use ION LE platform, N508 and N511 may be on the way

Hot on the heels of news that the Samsung N510 will be available in the US starting next month come two intriguing bits of information about the first NVIDIA ION-powered 11.6 inch laptop from Samasung: Netbook News Italia discovered a product listing indicating that the netbook will use the ION LE platform rather than the […]

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NVIDIA introduces ION LE platform for Windows XP computers

NVIDIA has introduced a slight variation on its ION platform, which bundles a low power Intel Atom processor with higher performance NVIDIA graphics. The new NVIDIA ION LE is pretty much exactly the same as the first generation ION, but according to Fudzilla, ION LE only supports DirectXv9, not DirectX 10. ION LE is designed […]