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ASRock CoreHT 252B Intel Core i5 2520M Mobile Sandy Bridge Processor Intel HM65 Intel HD Graphics 3000 1 x HDMI Remote Control Barebone

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  • Intel Core i5 2520M Mobile Sandy Bridge Processor
  • Intel HM65
  • 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM DDR3 1600/1333
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000

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Keeping the family entertained is no easy task. To create a fully immersive entertainment system, the ASRock CoreHT HTPC series will do the job brilliantly. The world's first USB 3.0 HTPC, the CoreHT delivers fast data transfer of up to 5Gbps allowing you to transfer libraries of HD moives, music and photos in minutes. The HDMI Audio Pass Through (Bitstream) delivers the compressed audio data, in its original format, to the amplifer to provide the terrific sound experience, while the THX TruStudio PRO solution ensures you the premium audio quality, effects and features for PC systems equipped with onboard audio.

Getting you connected would be easier and faster, thanks to the 802.11n wireless connection and two invisible antennas that enables larger wireless coverage. The App Charge driver boosts your iPhone charge speed by up to 40% and supports continuous charging in Standby mode (S1), Suspend to RAM (S3), hibernation mode (S4) or Power Off (S5).

With stylish and compact design, ASRock CoreHT HTPC series have a volume of 2.5 liters only, which enables you to put inside the TV cabinet and connect it with LCD TV. Running a silent operation which is merely 23dB, CoreHT HTPC series ensure you a quiet computing environment as well. The CoreHT is an eco-friendly HTPC that reduces electricity cost through the unique power-saving components and the use of 100% Japan-made high-quality conductive polymer capacitors provides the stability, reliability and longevity essential to meet the power, processor, and other components needs for running today’s most demanding applications and games.





  • newegg Intel Mobile Sandy Bridge Processors Intel Sandy Bridge features in its first architecture that both the GPU and the CPU can be located on the same silicone die, sharing on-chip cache memory, and hence lowers power consumption but enhance performance at the same time.
  • newegg Blu-ray Disc S3D (Stereoscopic 3D) CoreHT HTPC Series support Blu-ray disc S3D playback, supporting interpreting S3D content through High Speed HDMI.
  • newegg Bitstream Supports Bitstream / audio pass through (Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master audio).
  • newegg BD Combo Designed with BD Combo, CoreHT HTPC Series allow you to enjoy the dazzling audio and visual experience with Blu-ray discs.
  • newegg XFast USB Enjoy the world's fastest USB transfer speed. The XFast USB tool can possibly double USB 3.0 transfer speed, hence, users can be assured to make more things done with less time.
  • newegg 2T2R WiFi 802.11b/g/n Optimized for maximum broadband network, the 2T2R CoreHT HTPC Series support max link rate up to 300Mbps and delivers up to 2X faster speed than 1T1R.

Learn more about the ASRock CoreHT 252B


CoreHT 252B

CPU Supported

CPU Type
Intel Core i5 2520M Mobile Sandy Bridge Processor


North Bridge
Intel HM65

Memory Supported

Memory slot
2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM
Memory Type Supported
DDR3 1600/1333
Max Memory Supported


Onboard Video
Intel HD Graphics 3000




Wireless LAN
Max LAN Speed

Extension Bays

2.5" Internal bays

Front Panel Ports

Front USB
2 x USB 3.0
Front Audio Ports
2 jacks

Back Panel Ports

1 x HDMI
1 x D-Sub
Rear USB
4 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
Rear e-SATA Ports
1 x eSATA3
Rear S/PDIF Out
1 x Optical SPDIF Out
Rear Audio Ports
5 jacks

Power Supply

Power Supply
90W/19V Adapter

Physical SPEC

7.68" x 7.32" x 2.76"


Remote Control
MCE Remote Controller
4GB DDR3-1333MHz (2x2GB)
500GB / 7200RPM 2.5" SATA HDD
BD Combo

Intel Mobile Sandy Bridge Processor

Mobile Intel HM65 Express chipset

Playback of Blu-ray disc S3D content via HDMI 1.4a

HDMI audio pass through (Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio)

THX TruStudio PRO

4 x USB3.0

1 x eSATA3

Supports ASRock XFast USB Technology, Graphical UEFI

Supports ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU), Instant Boot, Instant Flash, Good Night LED, APP Charger, SmartView
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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