Feeds

Asus and co. co-opt Nvidia's Ion for mini-PCs

Motherboard products in the pipeline too

3 Big data security analytics techniques

Computex Yesterday, Asus was "considering" Nvidia's Ion platfom. Today, it has product to show. So have rather a lot of its rival Small, Cheap Computer makers. All of them are demo'ing Ion driven kit at Computex.

Acer's Revo desktop is already launched, but alongside it we will now see similar machines from ASRock, ECS, MSI, Pegatron and others. Asus will use it in one of its all-in-one machines, the Eee Top ET2002, to be precise, and other vendors have Ion-based all-in-ones in the pipeline too.

Pegatron IPP7A-CP

Pegatron's IPP7A-CP: Ion internals, sexy externals

Asus and fellow motherboard makers Zotac and Pegatron will also offer Ion mobos for folk who want to build their own Atom boxes.

VIA's Nano too - it transpires Nvidia will have an Ion chipset that'll work with the VIA CPU too.

ASRock ION 330

ASRock's ION 330: enabling new form factors? Not

Lenovo has already announced an Ion-based netbook, and joining it this week were fellow Asian vendors Telcast and Weibu. That's good for Nvidia, perhaps, but we were hoping to see more big-name adoption of the platform, keen as we are to see netbooks with rather better graphics than Intel can currently deliver.

Ion adds Nvidia's 9400GM integrated chipset to Intel's Atom CPU, bring to nettops and netbooks the ability to handle 1080p HD video smoothly and to support DirectX 10 games. Nvidia claims a 10x performance lead based on 3DMark06 benchmark numbers. ®

SANS - Survey on application security programs

More from The Register

next story
Leaked pics show EMBIGGENED iPhone 6 screen
Fat-fingered fanbois rejoice over Chinternet snaps
Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update
Hang on. Which bit of Developer Preview don't you understand?
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
True optical zoom coming to HTC smartphone cameras
Time to ditch that heavy DSLR? Maybe in a year, year and a half
Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'
Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature
Feast your PUNY eyes on highest resolution phone display EVER
Too much pixel dust for your strained eyeballs to handle
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Leaked photos may indicate slimmer next-generation iPad
Will iPad Air evolve into iPad Helium?
US mobile firms cave on kill switch, agree to install anti-theft code
Slow and kludgy rollout will protect corporate profits
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.