Asus Eee Box EB1037 Features Quad Core Bay Trail CPU and NVIDIA Maxwell Discrete Graphics Card
Asus has revealed their latest mini-PC, the Asus Eee Box EB1037, powered with the new quad core Bay Trail processor and also NVIDIA’s latest Maxwell discrete graphics processor. Another great feature about the Asus EB1037 is that this mini-PC is completely fanless, so expect outmost silence from this mini-PC. Check out the rest of its specifications and features below.
The Ass Eee Box EB1037 is powered by an Intel Celeron J1900, a quad core x86-64 Bay Trail SoC, clocked at 2.42GHz (Turbo). The processor is paired with a 2GB of RAM and can be upgraded up to 8GB. It’s graphics processor is the latest power efficient NVIDIA GeForce 820M Maxwell discrete GPU with dedicated 512MB memory. The GeForce 820M is not actually a powerful GPU, according to Notebookcheck, it’s based on Fermi architecture with 96 shaders and 64-bit path to memory.
For storage, the Asus EB1037 has 320GB hard drive up to 1TB, with SSD options from 64GB up to 128GB. Despite its size, it has the sufficient amount of both wired and wireless connectivity options. It has dual band WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac connectivity with Bluetooth 4.0. It also has a Gigabit Ethernet port, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 4x USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port and a VGA port. The whole package is only 219mm x 172.5mm x 29mm. The Asus Eee Box EB1037 is not actually a replacement for console gaming, rather it would be great for web browsing, watching movies and light or casual gaming needs.
Price and Availability
The 320GB HDD with 2GB RAM (no OS) of Asus EB1037 is expected to be priced at 299€. While the 500GB with 4GB RAM and Windows 8.1 is priced at 399€. It is expected to be available starting February 2014. I’ll try to update this post once this product becomes available to order online.