Friday July 29, 2011

ASRock CoreHT-252B HTPC

Overclockers Club has just posted a review of the ASRock CoreHT-252B HTPC. I know most of you build your own HTPCs but anyone looking for an off the shelf system will want to check this out.

If, on the other hand, you want an HTPC that can also act as a desktop replacement, look no further. There's adequate power for rendering of all sorts and the included RAM ought to cover most non-professional needs, but, if more is required, the board does support 8GB. Storage can be upgraded to include another 2.5" storage drive, and the included WD Scorpio Black could easily be replaced with an SSD. If more power is needed, the board will support the Core i7 2720m for more processing power (two more cores and threads!). A Blu-ray drive and wireless 802.11n wireless are included as standard.

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