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ASRock ION 3D HTPC Series

Oct. 18, 2010, Taipei, Taiwan – ASRock Inc., the global leading motherboard manufacturer today proudly announces its latest ION 3D HTPC Series. Few people want their home to be dominated by their desktop computer, but the ASRock ION 3D takes streamlined simplicity to a new level. Small size but huge performance. ASRock ION 3D offers you a complete high-performance HTPC in a gorgeous, all-in-one design. Loaded with features, like a built-in powerful NVIDIA® GT218 graphics, DTS Connector, plenty of ports such as HDMI 1.4a output and all essentials built into one slim unit – like wireless networking 802.11n, BD Combo and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology.

Intel® Atom D525 Dual Core CPU

Intel® Atom processor was known for its low power consumption. Boasting key features such as controllers for memory, graphics, video, and display for a host of new applications that deliver flexibility and innovation. Based on Intel® Atom D525 Dual-Core CPU, ASRock ION 3D is a powerful multimedia system that is perfect for you family!

Let 3D Image Entertains You

Combining contemporary design with cutting edge 3D technology, the ASRock ION 3D brings together the awesome NVIDIA® GT218 graphics and 3DTV Play Software to deliver breathtaking authenticity in 3D experience. Keeping you in tune with life, the ASRock ION 3D allows users to enjoy the next dimension in HTPC entertainment. What’s more, ION 3D is equipped with HDMI 1.4a output which supports 3D formats for movie and game.

(I) NVIDIA® GT218 Graphics + ICH8M

ASRock ION 3D is specially equipped with ICH8M chipset that allows NVIDIA® GT 218 GPU running at PCI-E x4!

(II) NVIDIA® 3DTV Play

NVIDIA® 3DTV Play Software, included free with all 3D Vision PCs, powers the 3D PC experience when using a 3D TV and compatible 3D TV manufacturer’s glasses. Experience all of the same great 3D Vision PC content on your big-screen 3D TV! ASRock ION 3D has bundled with free NVIDIA® 3DTV Play Software that enables all 3D Vision key features and applications support on all HDMI 1.4a 3D TVs.

Hearing is Believing: DTS Connect

Supporting industry’s leading audio solution DTS Connect, ASRock ION 3D brings the cinema quality sound for your HTPC. With more personal computers being used as home media centers, DTS Connect is the perfect solution to enhance your entertainment experience using your home theater's Audio/Video receiver. To deliver the best quality sound for users, ASRock ION 3D HTPC series support 7.1 CH HD Audio with DTS Connect technology, it will surely be your perfect choice for a professional HTPC.

Experience the Fastest Transmission Speed With USB 3.0

ION 3D blends an eye-catching design with a completed specification. ASRock ION 3D HTPC series even allow you to connect to the next-gen of USB 3.0 SuperSpeed storage devices. ASRock ION 3D HTPC series come with two USB 3.0 ports on the front panel to deliver the fastest transmission performance for the multi tasks.
A gorgeous and ultra slim design for a fantastically well-featured specification, the ASRock ION 3D is a petite stunner. If you don’t have the space for a large desktop computer, and concern a style and space matter more, ASRock ION 3D could be the smartest choice!

Model ION 3D 152B ION 3D 152D
CPU Intel® Atom™ D525 Dual-Core CPU Intel® Atom™ D525 Dual-Core CPU
OS Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium (optional) Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium (optional)
Chipset Intel® ICH8M Intel® ICH8M
VGA NVIDIA® GT218 Graphics (with 512MB DDR3 Frame buffer memory) NVIDIA® GT218 Graphics (with 512MB DDR3 Frame buffer memory)
Memory 4GB DDR2 800MHz (2 x 2GB), 2 x SO-DIMM slots, Max. up to 4GB 4GB DDR2 800MHz (2 x 2GB), 2 x SO-DIMM slots, Max. up to 4GB
HDD 320GB, Supports 2.5" SATA HDD 320GB, Supports 2.5" SATA HDD
ODD BD Combo DVD Super Multi
Audio 7.1 CH HD Audio with DTS 7.1 CH HD Audio with DTS
LAN Gigabit LAN Gigabit LAN
Front I/O 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x MIC, 1 x Head Phone 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x MIC, 1 x Head Phone
Rear I/O 1 x HDMI, 1 x D-Sub VGA, 1 x DVI, 6 x USB 2.0, 1 x S/PDIF 1 x HDMI, 1 x D-Sub VGA, 1 x DVI, 6 x USB 2.0, 1 x S/PDIF
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n
Remote Controller MCE Remote Controller MCE Remote Controller
Power 65W/19V Adapter 65W/19V Adapter
Dimension 195m(W) x 70mm(H) x 186mm(L) 195m(W) x 70mm(H) x 186mm(L)
Volume (liters) 1.7L 1.7L