[mythtv-users] NVidia ION - Atom plus 9400M graphics on a box smaller than a toaster
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 03:37:50 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 10:00 PM, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:
> NVidia took the wraps off their ION platform today at CES. It appears
> to be what we've been waiting for - onboard VDPAU-capable graphics,
> along with gig Ethernet, DVI video, and 7.1 sound. Here are Nvidia's
> Atom 330, 1.6GHz, FSB 533MHz
> Single Channel DDR3-1066, 2GB
> GeForce 9400M, 16 graphics cores, full HD decode
> 10/100/1000 Ethernet
> 7.1 HD Azalia
> Max Res.
> 2560x1600 dual link DVI, 1080p HDMI
> If this thing can come out at a good price point - Say, $99 - It's a
> game-changer in the Myth world. This is the final side of the HD-PVR /
> VDPAU / triangle! Once the VDPAU drivers go non-beta, .22 comes out
> (with HD-PVR support) and Boxee goes mainstream this will be the
> ultimate package for an HTPC box.
I thought there was some fight with intel not selling the atom cpu
alone and saying that it must come bundled with an intel northbridge.
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