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Old 08-23-2014, 09:03 PM   #1
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Default Chromebooks - yea or nay?

I bought the ASUS CM 300 - I think I am going to return it. I bought it mostly because I was curious about a laptop that cheap with awesome battery life. Well, it really is a cream balls what so ever. I kind of expected this, but I bought one anyway. I was considering wiping Chrome OS and installing Ubuntu, but I think I will still be disappointed in the muscle.

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Old 08-25-2014, 03:20 AM   #2
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Personally I'd prefer a netbook even though they're out of vogue.

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Old 08-26-2014, 09:31 PM   #3
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I need performance, even if I'm just doing simple things. That being the case, Chromebooks are far from being made for me.
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Old 08-28-2014, 10:52 AM   #4
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The chrome book pixel is quite stout - but for that kind of money, they are just too far out of reach. I was just drawn to the idea - a laptop with 10- hour battery, with ubuntu installed (if I chose) for $225. Tempting, that is.
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