- AMD E-350 APU (1.6 GHz, dual core)
- AMD Radeon HD 6310
- 1 x 204Pin SO-DIMM DDR3 1066
I have had this system a short time, but is awesome. Don't listen to some of these newbs. No Offense.
It opens easy peasy. 4 screws and it comes with a tool to pop the lid open so you don't have to use you thumb if you don't want.
Yeah, it gets a little warm but only on the very top where the CPU is. CPU fan/heatsink is tiny tiny. It is quiet, these chips can get warm, so nothing to worry about.
Only one RAM slot, but I only need 4GB so not a con for me.
CPU isn't anything special, don't complain if you don't know what you are buying! I am going to use this to host an 8-Bay HDD enclosure so this CPU is PLENTY. As far as HD content for a media center, it can be borderline on playing 1080p smoothly. Depends on what app you are using and if it off loads to the GPU really. So know what software you wanna use first and it it supports GPU acceleration or not. For example, in Chrome Youtube 1080p is unplayable, but in IE Youtube 1080p is just fine as IE offloads more of the work to the GPU. The CPU alone is good for 720p though.
Looks like it has an additional mSATA slot. One is there for the wifi, and it appears there is a second free slot.
Has Intel My WiFi drivers so this thing can actually act as a hotspot. Nice bonus feature I will use. Won't be too powerful as the antenna is nothing speacial.
Packs a lot of punch for less then $200.
Nothing as of now. Will report if something goes awol.
Using Windows 7 64-Bit w/ 4GB RAM and 160GB 7200RPM HDD.
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