Art Alexion on 8 Aug 2009 19:03:37 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Is the Atom an x86?

On Saturday 08 August 2009 21:31:34 brent timothy saner wrote:
> the earlier eee's used celery processors. trust me, i know- i was
> stuck with one.

I just bought a new (as in still sealed in the box) 1000.  This one has the 
Atom, a fast 8 GB SSD, and a slower 32 GB SSD.  Xandros.

I tried ordering 3 at work from our usual vendor, and was told that they are 
no longer offering SSDs nor pre-installed Linux.  Took a gamble on the 1000HA 
and Ubuntu netbook remix and the kernel from ran all of the 

Anyway, htop reports the atom as dual core and actually shows different 
processor use for each of the cores.  I don't think that is accurate.

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