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Samsung N140

Samsung N140

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If you are looking for absolute speed from your Atom netbook our usual advice would be to ditch Windows all together and install the latest Ubuntu distro but be warned when we fired up our N140 with Ubuntu 9.10 from a USB stick the system refused to recognize the Realtek wireless card and judging by the threads on a couple of Ubuntu chat boards, it's not a straightforward fix.

Test Results

PCMark05 Results
CPU

Samsung N140

Longer bars are better

Memory

Samsung N140

Longer bars are better

HDD

Samsung N140

Longer bars are better

Battery Life Results

Samsung N140

Battery life in Minutes
Longer bars are better

Turning to 3DMark06 we came up with a figure of 140, which is par for the course for an Atom powered machine with Intel's GMA950 integrated GPU. Video playback is another matter though, because one of the benefits of Windows 7 is that you get WMP 12 which has native support for H.264, Xvid and DivX video codecs, AAC audio and MP4 and MOV containers.

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