Nvidia released its Ion Platform specifications some months ago, and Acer is the first company to finally release the small form factor Ion-based Nettop. The new system is named AspireRevo and is going to use the reference Ion platform. The package is a complete desktop replacement capable for running 1080p HD Video with full hardware-decode acceleration with Intel Atom processor and Nvidia Geforce 9400M graphics chip.
The new platform is the first nettop to fully offer hardware decoding for HD movies, as well as run the Windows Vista and Windows 7 smoothly. This is a complete PC replacement for those who wish to do casual gaming at the same time use this as HTPC to watch high quality HD movies on a large monitor.
These are its specifications:
- Nvidia 9400M GPU
- Intel Atom CPU N230
- Up to 4GB DDR2–800 (dual channel)
- Up to 250GB of storage
- VGA, HDMI, eSata
- 6x USB 2.0
- 4 in 1 Flash card reader
- Size: 180x1870x30mm
The new platform is expected to grasp the nettop market due to its awesome capabilities and competitive price of around $300. The new system will soon be available for open market.