Asus Eee Box EB1012U Reviews
Product Type: Asus PC desktops
Description:Model ID EB1012U-W0017 / ASUS Eee Box EB1012U - Mini desktop PC - 1 x Atom 330 / 1.6 GHz - RAM 2 GB - HDD 1 x 160 GB - NVIDIA ION - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN : 802.11b/g/n (draft) - Windows 7 Home Premium - Monitor : none / The EeeBox PC EB1012U is the perfect solution to your daily ... more
Asus Eee Box EB1012U ... work and entertainment needs. It gives you an energy efficient computing platform for tasks like viewing media files, surfing the internet and other applications. The EB1012U is powered by the Intel Atom processor, which is built specifically for PCs like the EB1012U. And with the accompanying NVIDIA Ion graphics processor, the EB1012U treats you to an impressive multimedia performance with a low power consumption of just 40W.
Don't let its size fool you, but within the confines of the EeeBox PC EB1012U's slim form factor hides a high definition home entertainment center. The EB1012U comes with HDMI connectivity to provide high definition video playback; delivering crisp and clear images to your HDTV or LCD monitor. That visual drama is further complemented by an audio jack with S/PDIF 5.1 channel support that gives you an unparalleled audio experience. The accompanying ASUS' Total Media Center application is a one-stop program that lets you browse, organize and view the various files in your media library. It supports multiple video formats like MPEG, WMV, and VC1. And if that's not enough, the EB1012U comes with Eee@Vibe - online digital entertainment portal that lets you access your favorite music, videos, and Live TV content from the web. Online multimedia entertainment never looked this good. Together with its embedded deluxe stereo speakers featuring SRS Premium Sound with virtual 5.1 surround sound, it immerses you in a truly exceptional multimedia entertainment experience.
The USB 3.0 is capable of providing a bandwidth of about 5Gbps or around 10 times the bandwidth of the current USB2.0. USB 3.0 is capable of transferring 2.1GB to a 2.5-inch HDD in 31 seconds, compared to the 1 minutes and 9 seconds of USB 2.0 in the exact same conditions. This allows for faster transfers of high definition data, such as movies and videos, as well as various other large capacity file formats. It also charges USB-chargeable devices with 900mA, faster than the 500mA of current USB 2.0. Finally, the USB 3.0 helps to extend battery life, suspending operations when it is in idle mode.
The EeeBox PC EB1012U is designed for convenient connectivity, and comes with a multitude of I/O ports to cater to an assortment of devices. Aside from the USB (x6), VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and audio-out ports, the EB1012U also has an eSATA port which lets you enjoy high speed data transfers from external storage devices. eSATA transfers data at more than twice the maximum data transfer rates currently enjoyed by USB 2.0 and FireWire users. For seamless networking and connectivity, the EB1012U features WLAN 802.11n that gives you faster surfing speeds and higher throughput when compared to other wireless standards. Its wider range of coverage ensures better single transmission and reception.
Technical Details for Asus Eee Box EB1012U
|Product Description||ASUS Eee Box EB1012U - Atom 330 1.6 GHz - Monitor : none.|
|Form Factor||Mini desktop PC|
|Processor||1 x Intel Atom 330 / 1.6 GHz ( Dual-Core )|
|RAM||2 GB (installed) / 4 GB (max) - DDR2 SDRAM - 800 MHz|
|Storage Controller||SATA ( SATA 3Gb/s )|
|Hard Drive||1 x 160 GB|
|Graphics Controller||NVIDIA ION|
|Audio Output||Integrated - stereo|
|Networking||Gigabit LAN, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (draft)|
|OS Provided||Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium|
|Microsoft Office Preloaded||Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.|
|Dimensions (WxDxH)||22.3 cm x 2.7 cm x 17.8 cm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year warranty|