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Asus EeeBox PC EB1006


$360.00 Released May, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Has a powerful ATI Radeon HD with 256MB of memory - capable of offloading video decoding work from the CPU. Affordable price point. Compact, space saving design.

The Cons:Older single core Atom processor (1.6GHz N270) compared to dual core variations offered today. Only 1GB of memory. No optical drive.

The Asus EeeBox PC EB1006 is one of two nettops added to the EeeBox series in mid 2009. It is in fact the first EeeBox unit to incorporate a third-party graphics card (ATI Radeon) with a built-in hardware decoder; which gives it the ability to process high definition motion pictures and/or project them to a compatible HDTV set.

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Note that the EB1006 does not come with an optical drive, but a full-featured media player with a wireless remote is available as an optional accessory. As for its general specifications, they include an Intel Atom N270 (1.6GHz), 1GB of DDR2 RAM (upgradeable to 2GB), and a 160GB SATA-II hard-disc drive. Additional features include a 5-in-1 card reader, an HDMI port, and wired/wireless connectivity.

Features

  • EeeBox Nettop
  • ATI Radeon w/Decoder
  • Intel Atom N270
  • Integrated Audio (RealTek)
  • Multi-Card Reader
  • Windows XP/Vista

Specifications

  • OS: Windows XP Home; Vista Home
  • CPU: Intel Atom N270 (1.6GHz)
  • Memory: DDR2 SO-DIMM 1GB/2GB
  • HDD: 160GB HDD SATA-II
  • Chipset: 945GSE + ICH7M
  • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4530 (256MB)
  • LAN: 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Wireless: 802.11b/g/n
  • Card Reader: SD/SDHC/MS/MS Pro/MMC
  • Audio Chip: Realtek ALC662 Azalia CODEC
  • IO: USB, Car Reader, Headphone, Mic, HDMI
  • Weight: 1KG

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    has a powerful ATI Radeon HD with 256MB of memory - capable of offloading video decoding work from the CPU

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    affordable price point

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    compact, space saving design

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    powerful enough for the majority of consumers

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    built in WiFi (802.11BGN)

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    HDMI output

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    slick aesthetic

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    older single core Atom processor (1.6GHz N270) compared to dual core variations offered today

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    only 1GB of memory

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    no optical drive

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