questionshas any one bought an ultrabook (from asus, acer…

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If Ultrabook is the new word for "desktop replacement," I've used one from Asus. I thought that I might as well just use a desktop.
They're nice, but I don't need portability and perceive desktop hardware to be more reliable.

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@benkeyser: It's not the desktop replacement.

The Ultrabook is the new Intel platform for thin and light notebooks.

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/sponsors-of-tomorrow/ultrabook.html

So far, Acer, Asus and Lenovo have started selling in this platform. Toshiba and a few others are on their way as well.