Originally Posted by jazzmans
atom processors suck total ass.
worst cpu architecture, ever.
the only thing they have is x86 compatibility, but they are soooo slow.
ARM is the only way to go.
I am excited about a full blown *nix distro being ported to tablets, that could be a killer product.
good thing neither of the surface tablets have atom processors then, eh?
the rt is arm, the pro is i5.
what will be interesting is if microsoft sticks with surface, and incorporates the new i5 processors with low power idle later this year...
Originally Posted by NikonsAndVStroms
I'm not sure about that, netbook sales were pretty good for 2-3 years and they didn't put a huge dent into laptops.
netbooks were actually pretty huge- they got up to ~20% of the notebook market.