ASRock ION 330 NetTop - Features and Specifications

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ASRock ION 330 NetTop
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HD Video and Final Thoughts

ASRock ION 330 Features:

Below are some of the features of the ION 330 NetTop from ASRock as taken from the product page here.

Dual-Core Atom 330
A nettop, based on the Intel® Atom™ processor, is a an innovative device offering basic PC functionality. These purpose-built devices deliver an affordable basic computing experience and easy access to the Internet.

Low power solution designed for:
• Content consumption + light content creation
• Easy access to the Internet
• Basic computing + light multitasking

NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processor width Full HD 1080p
ASRock ION 330 comes with the latest Atom™ + NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processor. It satisfies you with the high quality audio and visual environment. Comparing with other system configuration, ASRock ION 330 provides 10 times faster in speed for graphics and video encoding performance scaling. In addition, it also supports Full HD 1080p (Blu-ray /HD-DVD)
* playback, 3D gaming, premium Windows® vista, and Windows® 7.

Small (Save more space)
Silent (acoustic below 26dB)
Energy Star 5.0
ASRock Instant Boot
ASRock OC Tunder
All Solid Capacitors Design
Dual-Channel Memory Design


Product Specifications:
CPU - Intel® Atom™ 330 (Dual-Core CPU)
Chipset - NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processor
Memory - 2GB DDR2 800 MHz memory, support dual channel, maximum memory capacity 4GB*

*Due to the CPU limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® XP / XP 64-bit / Vista™ / Vista™ 64-bit.
VGA - NVIDIA® ION™ graphics, support DX10 / Full HD 1080p (Blu-ray / HD-DVD)* playback

*Blu-ray/HD-DVD disc is supported by Blu-ray/HD-DVD drive.
HDD - 2.5” HDD 320GB
DVD - DVD Super Multi (Slim type)
I/O - 1 x HDMI (with HDMI to DVI adapter), 1 x D-Sub VGA, 6 x USB 2.0, 1 x S/PDIF (Optical)
LAN - Gigabit LAN
Sound - HD Audio 5.1 channel
System Acoustic - Below 26dB
Power Unit - 65W /19V Adapter
Dimension - 195mm (W) x 70mm (H) x 186mm (L)
Volume (liters) - 2.5L
Weight - 1.7Kg


NVIDIA ION Specifications:

  NVIDIA® ION™ graphics processor
Intended Operating System Windows 7, Windows Vista,
Windows XP
Memory Interface DDR3-1066
DirectX 10 Support Yes
Graphics Cores 16
Core/Shader Clocks 450/1100 MHz
Texture Fill Rate 3.6 Billion/second
Max. Anti-Aliasing (AA) Sample Rate 16x
Max. High-Dynamic Range (HDR) Precision 128-bit
Max. Analog Resolution 2048 x 1536
Max Digital Resolution 2560 x 1600
NVIDIA PureVideo® HD Yes
With Full HD decode (1080i/p)
Display options HDMI, dual-link DVI,
DP, or VGA (any 2)
PCI-Express 2.0 20 lanes
1 x16
4 x1
SATA drives 6
SATA speed 3Gb/s
RAID 0,1
Networking 10/100/1000
USB ports 12 / 2C
PCI Slots 5
Audio HDA (Azalia)


Intel Atom 330 Specifications:

sSpec Number: SLG9Y
CPU Speed: 1.60 GHz
Bus Speed: 533 MHz
Bus/Core Ratio: 12.0
L2 Cache Size: 1 MB
L2 Cache Speed: 1.6 GHz

 Package Type: Micro-FCBGA
Manufacturing Technology: 45 nm
Core Stepping: C0
CPUID String: 106C2h
Thermal Design Power: 8W
Thermal Specification: 85.2°C
VID Voltage Range: .90V-1.162V