Windows 7, SSD Netbooks, UMPCs

Windows 7 A couple of more ultraportables have had Microsoft Windows 7 pre-beta installed on them, with information / benchmarks listed.

UMPC Fever has a forum member who installed Windows 7 on a Fujitsu U2010, which worked great, from the included screenshots. They were able to use Vista drivers, and it was supported better than XP. They mentioned it was faster than Vista.

Ultramobile PC Tips had news of another forum user on a Spanish-language site who had installed Windows 7 on a Gigabyte UMPC U60. They reported that it booted faster than Windows XP Tablet PC Edition (SP3) and runs just about as fast overall. It also had no problems with the U60’s WiFi (Vista did). (via SlashGear)

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Gigabyte M912M vs M912X

UMPC Portal has done a comparison between two models of the 8.9″ convertible Gigabyte M912 netbook – one of the very few netbooks that converts back and forth between a Tablet-style device and a regular laptop-style device. They are comparing the M912M with the M912X … Read more

Gigabyte M912V Review (LAPTOP Mag)

Joanna Stern over at LAPTOP Magazine has published her full review of the convertible 8.9″ Gigabyte M912V, one of the most interesting of the netbooks / sub-notebooks. The model reviewed , the M912V can be had for $699 USD (a very good price given that … Read more

Gigabyte M912 Mini-Review (LAPTOP Magazine)

Joanna Stern at LAPTOP Magazine promised a mini-review of the 8.9″ Gigabyte M912 and she has delivered. As mentioned yesterday, the M912 is one of the first convertible netbooks / mini-notebooks to offer Tablet PC functionality, and it had some some high expectations, to say … Read more