All of the models use a solid-state hard drive, and the main difference between the various configurations is the size of the drive, the allotment of RAM, size of the battery and the presence of a webcam.

The base model features 512MB of RAM and a 2GB hard drive.

The mid-range model that we received includes 512MB of RAM and a 4GB hard drive, and the high-end unit boasts 1GB of RAM and an 8GB drive.

There are also Surf versions of the Eee, which are stripped down and feature less powerful batteries and lack webcams.

Under the hood is an Intel platform, featuring a low-voltage Celeron processor that’s actually down-clocked from 900MHz to 630MHz.

It features an Intel mobile chipset with support for 80211 B and G and DDR2 memory.

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