This Discounted Chromebook is More Powerful Than You'd Expect

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2015 may end up being the year of the Chromebook, especially if more of them come with specs like this Acer C720.

$320 gets you an Intel Core i3 processor with Intel HD 4400 graphics, 4GB of RAM, and a 32GB (replaceable) SSD. That's not very impressive by traditional notebook standards, but for a Chromebook, it's basically a supercomputer.

You might not think you need all that power for a computer that's basically just running a web browser, but a lot of web apps are more processor-intensive than you'd expect, and Google is even starting to port over some native Android apps as well. [Acer C720 with Core i3, $320]

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