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  Reply # 294547 30-Jan-2010 00:52
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I didn't get pushie sale people an PN HN, they where great.

Battery life, I charged it yesterday, use it 3hours last night and 3 more hours today and still 16mins of batter life. Was mainly using browser and a couple of hours of Total Annihilation. So the batteries seem to be like the rest of the machine, total mint as.

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  Reply # 294554 30-Jan-2010 02:01

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hellonearthisman: I didn't get pushie sale people an PN HN, they where great.

Battery life, I charged it yesterday, use it 3hours last night and 3 more hours today and still 16mins of batter life. Was mainly using browser and a couple of hours of Total Annihilation. So the batteries seem to be like the rest of the machine, total mint as.


How long would the slightly better 6 cell battery you can get, last for?9 hours?Cool that'd be awesome Cool

IMHO i would have prefered the Asus over the HP,which happened Cool

Have you tried BatteryBar on your Asus?


Oh and according to http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01868520&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=4033291 , the hp can only have 1gb max ram..so being able to have 2gb in the asus is also something better..Cool


 

You can have 2gb in the HP. Someone on here has already said they have put an extra 1gb into it.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 294556 30-Jan-2010 06:54
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5loth: i assume those who aren't happy with the Asus are just going to get their money back?


What I fail to understand is how anybody could be unhappy with a $288 Asus. It represents a true bargain!




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  Reply # 294565 30-Jan-2010 07:42
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sbiddle:
5loth: i assume those who aren't happy with the Asus are just going to get their money back?


What I fail to understand is how anybody could be unhappy with a $288 Asus. It represents a true bargain!





+1.  Though I have been offered $700 for mine, so am probably gonna sell it.  The "custom built" really excites some people apparently.....

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  Reply # 294566 30-Jan-2010 07:44
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$700 is just stupid. You selling it to some old lady?

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  Reply # 294578 30-Jan-2010 09:27
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stuzzo: So what cities/stores haven't received theirs yet. At Hastings staff have heard nothing, also Christchurch I believe?



I got mine from Hastings, stuzzo, ask for someone in charge.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 294580 30-Jan-2010 09:33
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harvey norman papanui in Christchurch, haven't had a call yet.

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  Reply # 294610 30-Jan-2010 11:59
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I think I'm just going to go into harvey norman CHCH and ask for it, as if they have rang me. I bet they have them sitting out back. Try my luck ...

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  Reply # 294625 30-Jan-2010 13:00
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c71931f: But it's not even custom built..is it?Innocent




It may be "custom" in respect of the battery supplied with it, or the model may be sold exclusively through HN in NZ.  Mine has a retail sticker on the box so I'm assuming this model will be making an appearance on HN shelves soon, if it isn't there already.

But it's not a custom-built computer in the wider context thankfully.  At least we are assured the componentry has been fully integrated and tested at the design level, and we have ASUS after-market support via their website, etc.

Anyone found cheaper 2 Gig RAM than the DSE stuff ($79.99) mentioned earlier?  That's the accessory HN should have been pushing, I bet they would have moved a few chips.


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  Reply # 294627 30-Jan-2010 13:12
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stuzzo: So what cities/stores haven't received theirs yet. At Hastings staff have heard nothing, also Christchurch I believe?



I got mine from Hastings, stuzzo, ask for someone in charge.

 

 

 



Thanks for that. First impressions- cool little machine, great keyboard, trackpad not that much fun

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  Reply # 294723 30-Jan-2010 20:56
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Picked up mine from Christchurch HN today. Yay!

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  Reply # 294725 30-Jan-2010 20:57
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Did they call you? I paid in full a month ago nearly :/

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  Reply # 294727 30-Jan-2010 21:01
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I was out enjoying the weather!

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  Reply # 294747 30-Jan-2010 22:10
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From what I could tell, they haven't called anyone yet (pretty slack). We rang them to see if they had them yet, and they said they got them on Friday. You don't have to wait for them to call you, just cruise over there tomorrow and get yours.

Anyhow, THANKS HARVEY NORMAN, its a nice little netbook.

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  Reply # 294757 30-Jan-2010 22:42
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Thanks automan. Will grab it tomorrow :)
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