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Asus Eee Top PC ET1602

Specifications

Asus Eee Top PC ET1602
Asus Eee Top PC ET1602
Processor
Intel Atom N270 1 x 1.6 GHz, DiamondVille
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
4.3 kg ( = 151.68 oz / 9.48 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
500 Euro

 

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price: - %, performance: 70%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus Eee Top PC ET1602

Asus Eee Top PC ET1602 Review
Source: Hardware Central English Archive.org version
For the same $500 or so it will cost you take home an Eee Top, you can admittedly buy a low-end desktop and monitor equipped with a dual-core CPU, more RAM, a larger hard drive, and a DVD drive to boot. That PC will undoubtedly perform better than the Eee Top, but it will also be noisier and more power-hungry, take up a lot more space, and it won't include your niceties like a touch-screen or integrated Wi-Fi. Deciding between the Eee Top and $500 worth of full-size laptop is a tougher call, but the latter still won't give you the touch screen or the aesthetics that the Eee Top delivers. Like the netbooks from which it spawned, the Eee Top comes with its share of compromises, and isn't suitable as a primary PC. But if you need wireless Web connectivity and basic computing capability in a tight space -- a kitchen, a bedroom-and value cool looks and touch-screen convenience, the Eee Top PC ET 1602 should be on your shopping list.
Leistung 70
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/05/2009
performance: 70%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


N270:

Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU. Because of the in-order execution, the performance per MHz is worse than Core Solo or Celeron M processors.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


4.3 kg:

A laptop in this weight range is a heavyweight that you rarely carry around. This is meant for desktops and the devices tend to score with a large display and high performance and replace desktop devices.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.

Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.

Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.

Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Current Prices

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Stefan Hinum, 2009-05-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)