Summary: Been running XBMC Frodo on it with media served from NAS, works great. Incredibly low power usage. Only gripe is that HDMI looks worse on my tv than VGA, but I don't know that the EEE is at fault.
Summary: I purchased this as a gift for my mother. I was looking a compact PC computer (like a PC version of a Mac mini) that had a DVD drive and came pre-installed with Windows 7. I would have rated this as 3 or 4 star product.
Summary: We watch a lot of Indian movies and shows that are available online on the internet + Netflix + play DVDs. 1. Wanted something that would accomplish the above. 2. Also wanted something for playing games like that from Steam.
Summary: love the small footprint on my desk and love the discrete grafics for the minor gaming i do :)
Pros: everything i was looking for in a home theater pc and more playes starcraft 2 on medium gfx and with a 512 samsung pro ssd and fater ram runs like any mediocre gaming rig my friends have love it for movies and tv shows on my ben q 24" monitor
Cons: slow for the cpu but you dont buy a htpc expecting the cpu to do all that a more expensive build dose that is Nieve. at the price point awesome all in one very happy but needs upgrading if you want great expiriance.
Summary: a clean install of win7 takes about 70 seconds to boot (from pushing the power button to XBMC menu)
Pros: -silent + small -ODD, card reader and lots of USB ports -comes with a lot of accessories and 7 batteries -XBMC streaming 1080p mkv wirelessly with no issues -it runs much cooler than the zbox. Only the top portion gets hot, harddrive at the buttom stays cool -the remote is nice and responsive, po...
Cons: -no SSD, and opening the case void the warranty. There are stickers on the case so they know you opened it -LED light, there is no option to turn it off in BIOS. It also flash after putting the device to sleep -comes with a lot of bloatwares -no USB IR receiver. if you use mount your eeebox behin...