• Better video performane due to the Ion chipset
  • Big, high res screen for a netbook


  • 2GB max memory limits usefulness
  • Much more expensive than most netbooks

At A Glance

The Eee PC 1201n offers better video performance and a bigger screen than most netbooks, but at a cringe-worthy price.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Eee PC 1201N-PU17-SL Netbook marks a radical departure from other netbooks that usually feature single core Atom processors. With its Intel dual core Atom processor, NVIDIA ION graphics, dual-channel memory architecture, the Eee PC 1201N-PU17-SL Netbook will set new performance benchmarks. More importantly, this combination shatters today's netbook conventions by delivering a rich multimedia experience.

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The Specs

Part Number 1201N-PU17-SL
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Display size 12.1 inches
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Graphics Type Integrated
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 250.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Other storage
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SDHC Card
General Information
UPC Code 884840550679
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Available Interfaces HDMI
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SDHC Card
PC Card Slots 0
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 800.0 MHz
Width 12.6 inches
Depth 8.3 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 3.2 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.7 pounds
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad


Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 33.0
Battery Life 4:17   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 1543.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 742.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 947.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1718.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1066.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 863.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 556.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 591.0   seconds (lower is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 17.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 17.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 11.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 11.26   Frames per second (higher is better)
World Bench 6 Multitasking 1602.0