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News Microsoft certifies Nvidia's Ion platform

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 13 Feb 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. pendragon

    pendragon I pickle they

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    while this is exciting, I'm guessing most netbooks are going to be a bit more than $299 USD :-/ .. looking forward to see what they come up with though
     
  3. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    i am waiting for the desktop equivalents of this...
     
  4. p3n

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    wat
     
  5. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    "Silky smooth 1080p..."
    You can feel that with your sense of touch?
    j/k
     
  6. yakyb

    yakyb i hate the person above me

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    i'm waiting for this for self build ould love to build a couple of these!!
     
  7. Kode

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    i think this with a dual core atom and coreavc (which can now do hardware acceleration with CUDA) would make a very good HTPC
     
  8. Vode

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    Can't wait for a ~1L enclosure with one of these, like we've seen for the Atom. Chuck it next to/behind/under TV, and insta-HTPC with low power usage and enough power for the lot :)
     
  9. Sir Digby

    Sir Digby The Supprising Adventures

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    Here's for hoping that the mini-itx motherboards can be brought on their own and are <£100 at least :thumb:
     
  10. wafflesomd

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    Sheesh. $299? ONLY?

    That's a steal really.
     
  11. HourBeforeDawn

    HourBeforeDawn a.k.a KazeModz

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    so Intel broke down and is allowing this now?
     
  12. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    Hopes the new ITX boards will be sub £100, like current Atoms.

    Would be an awesome little machine, PCI great for a decent sound card. HTPC all the way!
     
  13. tranc3

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    looks like I'm waiting till this comes out to get my next laptop/netbook
     
  14. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    £240 isn't low..... but i don't mind a £400 netbook with that inside :) 1080p when plugged in, to a HD TV is that's most attractive.
     
  15. n3mo

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    Am I the only one seeing something troubling in the fact that they had to get it m$-certified before releasing? This is kinda ridiculous - hardware manufacturers relying on a single software company before releasing their product. And another thing - Vista on Atom? Hell yeah, you'll have to wait a couple of minutes before all the "essential" bloatware loads just to watch something. Makes me lol so hard...
     
  16. [USRF]Obiwan

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    If it is going to be cheap, in a small box with a LCD and Bluray drive running XBMC and displaying full hd MKV's, me want.
     
  17. Sir Digby

    Sir Digby The Supprising Adventures

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    No point in releasing a product that isn't Microsoft certified - considering the market share that they have...
     
  18. n3mo

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    And you think that's OK?
     
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