The evolution of the netbook

22 netbooks in 18 months

ASUS Eee PC 1000H:
Every time ASUS released a new Eee PC, it took the netbook market up one notch. The Eee PC 1000H was the first Eee PC that we reviewed that included a conventional, spinning hard drive. It generated more noise and heat than the previous Eee PC 901 and 900 models, but it also gave it a little more speed than those solid state drive-based models. The 1000H had a 10in screen, making it bigger and heavier than the Eee PC 901. It ran Windows XP (Linux was available, too), had an Intel Atom N270 CPU (1.6GHz), 1GB of RAM, and had 802.11n wireless networking. Basically, it was a little closer to a conventional notebook than a netbook — and it was glossy — but it only cost $699!

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