For all enthusiastic users that like to experiment with their processors and are familiar with overclocking, Biostar Microtech has a special treat for you. It’s a brand new motherboard named TA890FXE from their T-Series designed for latest AMD processors.
Check out Mr Heck‘s latest laptop mod. The C64 lappie features a C64C motherboard, a Gamecube power supply, and special 1541-III DTV device that emulates a floppy drive using a FAT-32 formatted SD card, the rest of this mod’s design is in keeping with the beige 8-bit spirit of the original C64. For those who are too young to even know about the Commodore 64 (C64), its ancient, it really is. I believe it was first developed in the early 80s by Commodore International, and the 64 was the value of RAM it had, in those days it was 64 kb. By the way you can find out more about it through Wikipedia of course!
If you own the Mac Mini or any PC similar in size, you will know how convenient it is to have a computer that small for your everyday needs. However thus far, the limitation of these mini PCs have been their overall performance, not that they’re not good, they’re just missing something.
Imagine this, an entire PC, capable of decoding and playing full 1080p HD video content, in a box that fits in the palm of your hand with a 3″ x 4″ motherboard. Based on Intel’s 1.6GHz Atom 330 processor with the hearty support of NVIDIA’s GeForce 9400M core logic MCP with 16 integrated GeForce graphics cores, NVIDIA’s Ion has to be one of the most capable Atom-based small form-factor solutions to be built thus far.
Check out the video below in which, Drew Henry, General Manager of NVIDIA’s MCP Business Unit covers NVIDIA’s tiny new Ion small form factor PC platform equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M.
Check out HotHardware here for more details on the NVIDIA Ion Small Form Factor PC