A new year brings a new ION to your HTPC
Subject: Systems | January 17, 2011 - 10:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
New on the market is the ASRock ION 3D 152B, sporting the next generation NVIDIA GT218 NG-ION processor. It is going to need that updated silicon as this unit ships with a BluRay drive and is expected to play back HD content at a reasonable frame rate. Join AnandTech as they take this unit through its paces.
"Fast forward a year and a half, and we have the new Next Generation ION on the scene; now ASRock has a
whole series of mini PCs. This series primarily utilizes Atom processors, but they also have offerings
capabile of utilizing processors as powerful as the Core i7. We have reviewed several of these HTPCs
including the 100HT-BD and the high-end Vision 3D HTPC. The Vision 3D HTPC earned a place as the best
SFF HTPC that we have reviewed at AnandTech; we applauded the small form factor and low power
consumption, and we were impressed with the industrial design and attention to detail."
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