Acer introduced the AspireRevo, the world's first nettop computer with advanced graphic capabilities based on Nvidia's ION processor.
No larger than a typical hardcover book, the AspireRevo is a fully capable desktop with advanced graphics and impressive multimedia features. Equipped with NVIDIA ION graphics, the system can handle a wide variety of computing needs including high definition video, gaming, sharing digital photos, surfing the web, but can also transmit and stream HD content and be used as a gaming console.
The AspireRevo is the first small form factor PC to offer the NVIDIA ION platform that combines the Intel Atom 230/330 processor (1.6GHz)with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M G graphics processor. The integrated NVIDIA ION GPU delivers 10X faster graphics performance than other small desktop PCs with integrated graphics, according to Acer. The Nvidia ION graphics processor in the AspireRevo supports Windows Vista Home/ Premium 1080p HD video with 7.1 audio, popular games including Spore, Call of Duty 4, and Sim City 5, DirectX 10 graphics with advanced digital display connectivity and accelerated video enhancement and transcoding using NVIDIA CUDA technology.
Futhermore, thanks to a special mounting system, it?s possible to attach the device on the back of any LCD or TV panel with a VESA attachment to offer the user an All-In-One capability and increase the working or playing area. The VESA mount offers vertical adjustment ensuring that the power-on button, optional webcam and memory card reader are always accessible from the top of any LCD display used.
Acer AspireRevo is also available in a bundle that comes with a game controller with 3D motion sensors offering numerous functionalities. Besides being able to be used like a pointing-device (air mouse) or remote control for the media center, the controller transforms into 3 primary different gaming scenarios from an airplane/race-car steering device, or a tennis racket/baseball bat or a shooting device with built-in trigger. The device not only keep track of points during the game, but captures and tracks very precise user motion.
The AspireRevo can be connected with ease to a wide variety of devices. The 802.11b/g (and /Draft-N on selected models) wireless or Gigabyte Ethernet network connection guarantees an ultrafast network connection into the network of other home computers. while the HDMI portal allows reproduction of Full HD video.
Besides being equipped with the Intel Atom 230 processor and NVIDIA ION GPU, the AspireRevo comes with a choice of a Serial ATA Hard Drive or Solid State Drive and up to 4GB of DDR2memory . A Mini PCI Express slot offers the possibility of expanding memory capacity to make space for continuously growing multimedia files.