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ASUS Eee PC 900: Is Bigger Better?

Less: 90 Minutes of Battery

The extra memory gives the Eee 900 slightly better performance but despite scoring higher than usual for a PC this size on our benchmarks, performance in general doesn’t feel particularly responsive under Windows. There’s a natural limit to how powerful an application you’ll want to run on a small machine like this, because of the keyboard and screen size. We had no problem with the majority of applications, including streaming video in Windows Media Player, but we couldn’t get the VLC media player to play WMV or MOV video files, even locally, without freezing, pixelating or crashing.