Art Alexion on 29 Sep 2008 10:33:44 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Acer Aspire One

On Monday 29 September 2008 12:49:36 pm David Colon wrote:
> Acer really blew it with the configurations that they offer. The Linux
> version is $350 and comes with an 8 gig SSD and 512 megs of RAM. The
> $399 Windows XP version comes with a 160 gig HD and 1 gig of memory. I
> really wish that they offered the same configuration as the XP model
> minus the M$ tax.

This accounts for the difference in cost of magnetic vs. SSD.  The 
configuration you bought is similar to the oft-delayed Asus 1000h, which is 
also XP-only.  No explanation for the XP-only on the HD models. ???

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