Unfortunately, as you might expect, that Atom 330 and ION combo lacks the power to play everything at 1080p, though Digital Trends did have some success. They were also a little disappointed by the lack of an integral TV tuner as well as DVI out.
“Like the netbook, the nettop PC has a cute look to it that makes it easy to envision sitting anywhere from sitting on a desk to next to an HDTV. Asus, the manufacturer that inadvertently started the netbook craze, is betting that there is some longer-term viability to these diminutive PCs. The Asus Eee Box 1501 is one of the few nettops that doubles as a DVD player, but it’s the way it handles all other video that makes it a bit of a conflicted device.”
Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:
- ViewSonic VPC190 All in One Desktop Computer @ Tweaktown
- System Buyer’s Guide: $1700 Performance Midrange @ AnandTech
- New Apple iMac Is a Speed Freak @ ExtremeTech
- Gateway ZX4800-06 All in One Desktop Computer @ Tweaktown