Updated Benchmarks for Mini-Note

Testing done by the folks at HP2133guide.com has shown improved benchmark scores for the HP Mini-Note with Vista Service Pack 1 and the updated video drivers recently released by VIA. There are also results for Windows XP with Service Pack 3 and the new drivers, although for some reason on XP the 3DMark03 score was a tad lower after the upgrades.

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This post was written by admin on June 23, 2008

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PC Magazine Comparison Chart

A nifty chart from PC Magazine that compares Acer Aspire One, HP Mini-Note, and two Eee PC models.

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This post was written by admin on June 21, 2008

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Skype On The Mini-Note: Hey It Works Now

Apparently there was an issue with using Skype with video calls on the HP Mini-Note with Vista (the default OS) which was fixable only by “upgrading” it to Windows XP (heh).  According to jkOnTheRun, Skype 4.0 Beta works much better:

I am happy to report that the quality of the video Skype chat with Kevin was acceptable and I found the video to be higher quality than the old version of Skype.  There was a little bit of choppiness at the beginning of the call but Skype quickly settled down and there were no issues with the video and the audio quality was excellent.

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This post was written by admin on June 19, 2008

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