Windows 7 Experience Index Performance on the Atom-powered, Asus 1005HA Netbook

The question of “How does Windows 7 run on ………….” is often asked.

I’ve been running an Asus Seashell 1005HA (6-Cell Battery, 63Wh) with Windows 7 for some time now, and use it as my main machine 90% of the time.

Just as a side note, the only thing I have done is upgraded the RAM to 2GB (from the standard 1GB) by adding a single 1GB SO-DIMM to the Netbook.  For the cost and how easy it was, it was well worth the upgrade!

The Windows 7 Experience Index is often a good guide to see how a machine will perform (processor, memory (RAM), graphics, hard disk) – the results for this Netbook are below: