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Old March 16, 2010, 12:19 PM
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Default 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 ]
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Old March 16, 2010, 07:28 PM
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Old March 17, 2010, 06:28 PM
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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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