ASRock Vision 3D 252B Nettop, perfect alternative to Apple Mac Mini

The company ASRock recently announced a new HTPC for small size makes direct competition to the popular Apple Mac Mini computer. This is a computer with dimensions of just 200 x 70 x 200 mm and offers some technical features that are based on a processor Intel Core i5 2520M -family-Sandy Bridge with 8 Gbytes of RAM. It can is similar to nettop form factor.

ASRock Vision 3D 252B

The ASRock Vision 3D 252B has a very low consumption and silence created is inaudible in any room. The graphics is responsible for the integrated graphics in Ivy Bridge and a GeForce GT 540M with 1GB of dedicated memory. 750 GB hard drive and Blu-ray combo complete this compact Nettop CPU.

This promises equipment, therefore, the reproduction media of any type without any break or problem. The price of the equipment part in $ 900 but according to the chosen hardware options vary, always upward.

ASRock Vision 3D 252B

Technical Specifications of ASRock Vision 3D 252B:

ASRock Vision 3D 252B Mini-PC

CPU – Intel Core i5 Processor 2520M Mobile Sandy Bridge
-Supports 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 / i5 / i3 Dual-Core Mobile Processor Family Sandy Bridge

OS – Microsoft Windows 7/7 64-bit / Vista / Vista 64-bit / XP / XP 64-bit   -compliant Due to limitation VGA driver, 3D function Supports only Windows 7/7 64-bit / Vista / Vista 64-bit.

Chipset – Mobile Intel HM65 Express chipset

Memory – 8GB DDR3-1333MHz (2x4GB)

– Supports DDR3 1600 * / 1333/1066 MHz, 2 x SO-DIMM slots, Max. up to 16GB

-DDR3 1600 is only supported with Intel Core i5 CPU and Above. ** Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows 32-bit OS. For Windows 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.

VGA – NVIDIA GeForce GT540M Graphics (with 1GB GDDR3 VRAM), Supports 3D Blu-ray playback, NVIDIA 3D Vision, 3DTV Play Capable
– Intel HD Graphics 3000, Lucid Virtu Switchable Graphics Supports

Lucid Virtu Supports only Windows 7 / Windows 7 64bit.

HDD – 750GB, 7200rpm, 2.5 “SATA HDD

ODD – BD Combo
• Front I / O – 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x MIC, 1 x Headphone, 4-in-1 Card Reader (MMC / SD / MS / MS PRO)
• Rear I / O – 1 x HDMI 1.4a, 1 x DVI-I (Dual-Link), 4 x USB 2.0, 1 x S / PDIF, 1 x eSATA3, 2 x USB 3.0
• For eSATA function, Hot Plug function is supported in AHCI mode only. IDE mode does not support Hot Plug function.

LAN – Gigabit LAN

Sound – 7.1 CH HD Audio with THX TruStudio

WiFi – 802.11b/g/n 2T2R

• 300Mbps, 2T/2R

Remote Controller – MCE Remote Controller

Power Unit – 90W/19V Adapter

Dimension – 200mm (W) x 70mm (H) x 200mm (L)

Volume (liters) – 2.8L