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FiXT March 16, 2010 11:19 AM

ZOTAC Unleashes World's First ION Upgrade Kits
 
ZOTAC International, the world?s largest manufacturer graphics cards, mini-ITX motherboards and mini-PCs in the channel, today unveils the world?s first ION Upgrade Kits featuring a ZOTAC small form factor motherboard and ZOTAC ION graphics card for a combination that delivers phenomenal value with premium graphics and outstanding user experience. ... [ Read full article ]

baov March 16, 2010 06:28 PM

What the shit is this? It's just a graphics card plugged into a pci-e port. How is this a "world's first" ANYTHING.

FlyingFish March 16, 2010 10:24 PM

Its just an add in graphics card like any other. It'd better be pretty damn cheap because there's alot of good cheap HTPC cards out there.

Lpfan4ever March 16, 2010 10:31 PM

I think the main selling point is this is both low profile and doesn't hang over the edge of the motherboard. It would be perfect for a case that matches or comes very close to the width of the motherboard.

punk_zappa March 17, 2010 11:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by baov (Post 348496)
What the shit is this? It's just a graphics card plugged into a pci-e port. How is this a "world's first" ANYTHING.

It is the "first upgrade kit" for an ION platform. It is not the card that is unique.

Unregistered March 17, 2010 05:28 PM

mini ports
 
also take into account the what-looks-like mini-display port... probably just mini hdmi.
not a bad idea for really small form factors but it would be nice to see a miniature version gtx295 at least for this platform :P

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