Asus updates EeeBox PC to HD, Dual Core
Asus has finally upgraded its Eee Box line with the dual-core version of the Intel Atom and added HD video capability using a discrete ATI Radeon graphics card for full 1080p playback.
Asus EeeBox PC B208
Intel Atom 330 1.6GHz Dual-Core
1 GB DDR2 SO-DIMM RAM
160G/250G/320GB HDD SATA II
10GB Eee Storage
ATI Radeon HD 4350 series w/ 256MB DDRII
10/100/1000 Mbps LAN
SD/SDHC/MS/MS Pro/MMC Card Reader
Giga LAN x 1, USB 2.0 x 4
HDMI port x1 / DVI-D (through adapter)
The Asus EeeBox PC has a built-in battery that performs a UPS function. You also get an HDMI port so you can connect the EeeBox to a bigger screen for HD playback. Asus may be positioning this model as a media center of sorts and a s long as they keep the price low, it may possibly be a good and cheap companion in the living room.