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- Haggy - 2009-07-13 12:41
I'm nearly sure that is too much for the little Atom cpu. However you could use the excellent XBMCLive distro which makes use of VDPAU, hence even 1080p is no problem.
- locri - 2009-07-13 22:26
Has anyone found out of the ASRock ION 330 can do Power-On-USB or something similar so remotes can be used for starting it up?
I'm extremely close to buying one of these, but I want to make sure that I can get a remote to work well with it including power on via remote. Has anyone done this with with the ASRock and either XBMCLive or Ubuntu + XBMC?
- >>X<< - 2009-07-14 00:00
locri Wrote:Has anyone found out of the ASRock ION 330 can do Power-On-USB or something similar so remotes can be used for starting it up?
Yes it can to quote Asrock
- locri - 2009-07-14 15:23
>>X<< Wrote:Yes it can to quote Asrock
Oh, excellent. Thank you!
- ion_man - 2009-07-16 16:05
There is a summary of all ION based products that are actually currently available to buy at the following URL:
- rflores2323 - 2009-08-12 23:11
ahreno Wrote:anyone have a good store for a 330? All i'm finding is ebay at around $350-430. I'd rather avoid ebay if possible... what the hell is the deal with the ion platform? it's available in europe but not us?
anyone have a good store to buy from?? I am also wondering.
- ion_man - 2009-08-12 23:33
rflores2323 Wrote:anyone have a good store to buy from?? I am also wondering.
On that web page I posted previously ( http://www.linuxtech.net/features/nvidia_ion_products_overview.html ) there are a couple of links to US dealers (assuming you are from the US) in addition to links to European dealers.
- stokedfish - 2009-08-12 23:35
ion_man Wrote:There is a summary of all ION based products that are actually currently available to buy at the following URL:
Thanks, great link!
- Rando - 2009-08-12 23:48
I bought up here in Canada from http://www.ncix.com - They do have a US side to their website I believe. $424 is what I paid, and I had it in my hands less than 48 hours after placing my order.
- iosonogio - 2010-06-06 12:04
I have a Zotac ION ITX-A with Atom 330 (dual core) and ION chipset.
I have no trouble with 1080p. They run just smooth. Of course I use VDPAU on my Linux system. CPU utilization is low (about 11% with 1080p).
Is anybody using a Atom 230 ION system ? I would be interested to know how well it performs (expecially compared to Atom 330 dual core).