The ASRock ION 330HT-BD is a small HTPC system based around an Intel Atom 330 and an Ion GPU that work to play Blu-Ray movies at full definition. As it turns out, the system displayed absolutely no problems when Hardware Heaven tested it, the CPU peaked at roughly 25% utilization indicating that there is plenty power to play your movies. The testing they did with Oblivion did not go quite so well, so don’t expect much gaming from this HTPC.
“Today HardwareHeaven has one of the latest ION models released on their test bench, the ASRock ION 330HT-BD is one of the highest specification ION/ATOM systems HardwareHeaven have seen to date.”
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