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ASUS Eee Box Sheds its Fans

The new Eee Box EB1037 from ASUS is the company's first completely fan-less nettop in the series. It's part of the company's new 2014 Eee PC series, and offers an impressive new hardware feature-set, compared to its humble Atom N270 beginnings.

The EB1037 runs an Intel Celeron J1900 SoC, with a quad-core x86-64 CPU clocked at 2.42 GHz; up to 8 GB of DDR3 memory, NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M graphics with 512 MB dedicated memory, HDD options ranging from 320 GB to 1 TB, and SSD options ranging between 64 GB and 128 GB. On the connectivity front, you get a 4-in-1 card reader, two USB 3.0 ports, four USB 2.0 ports, gigabit Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and display outputs that include HDMI and D-Sub. Prices start at 299€.

Update (7th Feb, 2014): It turns out that the EeeBox EB1037 does indeed have a small fan over the CPU+PCH combination block, ASUS clarified.Source: FanlessTech

Cedar Trail-powered ASUS Eee Box EB1031 Nettop Seen at CES

In addition to building three netbooks around it, ASUS has also used Intel's Cedar Trail platform for a new, Eee Box nettop, the EB1031. Showcased at week at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, the EB1031 features a 2.13 GHz Atom D2700 processor, up to 4 GB of RAM, up to a 500 GB hard drive, integrated graphics, LAN, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, USB 3.0 connectivity, a memory card reader, and a HDMI port (the system can play 1080p video).

ASUS' Cedar Trail-based Eee Box is said to ship in March.

Source: Notebook Italia

ASUS Introduces World's Smallest Desktop PCs with HD Capability

ASUS unveiled HD versions of its popular Eee Box—a tiny 1L-sized desktop PC—that it launched in June 2008. With the new Eee Box B204 and B206, users will be able to enjoy viewing hardware-accelerated HD content on LCD TVs, monitors and projectors via an HDMI output—making them ideal for families seeking a simple, space-saving home entertainment solution. The Eee Box B204 and B206 are also preinstalled with Eee Cinema, a full-featured media player that enables users to play high definition content easily. Eee Cinema offers superior format compatibility and extensive media library management options. To help users navigate Eee Cinema’s comprehensive features speedily, both the Eee Box B204 and B206 come with a convenient remote control.

ASUS to Replace Atom with Celeron in Eee Box to Boost Sales

ASUSTeK is planning on introducing a Celeron version of the Eee Box desktop replacement PC, as a desparate precaution. The Eee nettop products have not sold as well as expected since their first debut four months ago, and even the well designed Intel Atom processors are to be replaced by Celerons to see if things will go better.
While its nettop products have not sold as well as expected since debuting four months ago, Asustek is introducing a Celeron version of the Eee Box priced at NT$7,988 (US$240) in order to increase shipments for this year, according to market sources. The company is replacing the Atom processor with a Celeron 220 processor and upgrading its hard drive from 80GB to 120GB, while cutting the overall price, the sources explained. According to the latest Eee Box price quotes, a system featuring a Celeron 220 processor and 120GB hard drive is selling for NT$7,988, with the price bumped up to NT$11,900 when bundled with a 19-inch LCD monitor. A system with an Atom processor and 80GB hard drive, keyboard, mouse, and Eee Stick is selling for NT$9,999, the sources added. According to estimates from Asustek, the company expects to ship 100,000-200,000 units of the Eee box this year and over one million units in 2009, while Intel estimates shipments for nettops will reach 60 million units by 2011, the market sources noted.
Source: DigiTimes
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