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Re: Asus Eee PC in my little town

Matt wrote:

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 29 October 2008 13:48 : \____
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>>> A little pricey at $300
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>> Wait until ARM enters this race.
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> I wonder how much the CPU price contributes to the overall price.

According to trade info on the Atom processors, they sell for $25 in lots of
10,000. Then you need the bridge and video chips. I would say that these
chips make up nearly half the price of materials. 

An Arm SOC would probably take $100 off the price.

Ian


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