Someday, our PCs may fit in our hands, complete with a full array of high-end specs that are capable of playing the latest and greatest games. For now though, we’ll just have to “settle” with PCs that resemble routers and are more than capable of handling basic, everyday tasks, like Asus’ newest small form factor PC.
Say hello to the Asus Eee Box EB1037 desktop PC, the company’s latest entry into the pint sized computing arena. Don’t get the wrong idea though. As we said, the EB1037 is built to handle day to day apps, not heavy duty stuff. It’s powered by an Intel Celeron J1900 2 GHz Bay Trail processor, up to 8GB of RAM, a maximum 1TB of storage, Nvidia GeForce 820M graphics, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Ports include four USB ports, two of which are USB 3.0, while the other two are USB 2.0. You’ll also find headphone and microphone jacks, as well as a media card reader.
With dimensions of 8.62 x 6.8 x 1.1 inches and weighing roughly 1.5 pounds, the Asus Eee Box EB1037 isn’t much bigger than your average tablet. Though we don’t have pricing and release date information on hand, we’re wondering whether such a pint sized PC aimed at tackling bare bones duties would take off.
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