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    First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    It is known as the Acer Aspire Revo and is available for pre-order from Play.com:

    http://www.play.com/Search.aspx?sear...&go.x=0&go.y=0

    Edit!!

    It is a bit cheaper here:

    http://www.onestoppcshop.co.uk/Find.asp

    I don't know how good this retailer but around £150 for the Linux version seems a great price!!
    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 14-04-2009 at 12:08 PM.


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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    W00t?

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    The flood gates will no doubt be opening soon

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    I'm gonna get one for my folks, just so I can check it out
    It's exactly what they need.
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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Shame there's no blu ray drive but you can't really argue at that price

    I'd still prefer to build my own though I think.

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    didn't novatech release of one these weeks ago, with a monitor etc for £300?

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    W00t?
    He certainly loves his multiple exclamation points.

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Quote Originally Posted by PeterStoba View Post
    didn't novatech release of one these weeks ago, with a monitor etc for £300?
    Nope, seems they have just called their "nettop" Ion lol

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    very tempted.. just wish there was a way to wall mount this with my new TV.
    bought a 37" tele for my room before and this would be perfect rather than having my netbook sat underneith the TV connected up by VGA. especially when it only has a 30GB SSD drive.

    anyone know how many hours of TV you can get on a 160GB HD?

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post
    very tempted.. just wish there was a way to wall mount this with my new TV.
    bought a 37" tele for my room before and this would be perfect rather than having my netbook sat underneith the TV connected up by VGA. especially when it only has a 30GB SSD drive.

    anyone know how many hours of TV you can get on a 160GB HD?
    Get a NAS

    I'd say aout 40 hours, maybe mroe

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Interested, I would probably buy it if I had a use for it as its kind of neat and at a fairly good form factor and price, but unfortunately I don't.

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    I was expecting somthing alot smaller considering the size of the board and some of the NVIDIA demos of it...
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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Still waiting on the £99 nettop


    Should be doable considering they are netooks minus screens.

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post
    anyone know how many hours of TV you can get on a 160GB HD?
    About 80 hours given the average compression levels of Freeview. Some channels at some times may be more, others may be less.

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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Some pictures of an unboxed unit:

    http://en.expreview.com/2009/04/18/i...p-unboxed.html


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    Re: First Nvidia Ion platform PC in the UK!!

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post
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