Asrock ION 330


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I think the Asrock ION 330 is an excellent machine to use as an HTPC and you lucky blighters in the US can get a version with a Blu-Ray drive as standard!

Seriously - I think it's a good box for this purpose. I'm sure somebody will disagree.

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Specs look pretty good. I won't disagree with you. ;)

CPU - Intel® Atom™ 330 1.6GHz (Dual core)
Chipset - NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processor
Memory - 2GB DDR2 800 MHz memory, support dual channel, maximum memory capacity 4GB*

*Due to the CPU limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® 32 / 64-bit OS.
VGA - NVIDIA® ION™ graphics, support DX10 / Full HD 1080p (Blu-ray / HD-DVD)* playback

*Blu-ray/HD-DVD disc is supported by Blu-ray/HD-DVD drive.
HDD - 2.5” HDD 320GB
DVD - DVD Super Multi (Slim type)
I/O - 1 x HDMI (with HDMI to DVI adapter), 1 x D-Sub VGA, 6 x USB 2.0, 1 x S/PDIF (Optical)
LAN - Gigabit LAN
Sound - HD Audio 5.1 channel
System Acoustic - Below 26dB
Power Unit - 65W/19V Adapter
Dimension - 195mm (W) x 70mm (H) x 186mm (L)
Volume (liters) - 2.5L
Weight - 1.7Kg


Yeah with the ION chipset it should be good to go...I have the same processor in my NAS but the regular atom chipset isn't good enough to display decent 480p let alone 720p or 1080p.
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