Pros

  • Crisp backlit led screen
  • Vastly better keyboard than previous Eee

Cons

  • Slightly twitchy trackpad

At A Glance

Asus delivers a more refined take on its Eee PC -- and manages to do it for less than $400

Manufacturer’s Website

http://usa.asus.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number EPC1000HE-BLK005X
Processor
Processor type Intel Atom N280
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 10.0 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 600
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945 Express chipset
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage SD Card
General Information
UPC Code 884840392583
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes
Slots SD Card
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 10.3 inches
Depth 7.5 inches
Height 1.6 inches
Weight 3.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.6 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.1
  • StarOffice 8
  • InterVideo WinDVD
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 35.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Battery
Battery Life 7:09:39 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 729.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 561.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 572.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1215.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 968.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 844.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 871.0   seconds (lower is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1352.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0