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Sep. 14, 2010, Taipei, Taiwan – ASRock Inc., the global leading motherboard manufacturer today proudly announces its newly launched Vision 3D HTPC Series. Mini-PCs are great alternatives to bulky and underused desktops for business looking to make space saving and reduce energy usage. The brand new ASRock Vision 3D not only has ultra-slim design that can fix into the smallest space, but the HDMI 1.4a output means that it can also capable of Blu-ray 3D display for games and Blu-ray players. The multi-function Vision 3D HTPC is a 3D-oriented design for urbane individuals seeking for 3D digital life. The key features such as great NVIDIA 3D graphics horsepower for demanding applications, awesome THX audio solutions, the ASRock Vision 3D has all the essential qualities as a perfect personal companion. Let’s discover how ASRock is setting new multimedia standards with its stunning Vision 3D HTPC.
Intel Core i Series Mobile Processor Family
Based on Intel Core i mobile processor architecture, ASRock Vision 3D offers an astonishing performance compared with the Intel Atom series CPU. Especially when users using kind of CPU heavy loading application, i.e install the USB TV card for recording, the Intel Core i series processor can definitely provide the better video recording performance. Additionally, Vision 3D supports Intel Core i7/i5/i3 mobile processor family, delivering unmatched technology for intelligent performance on the most demanding tasks, such as creating digital video and playing intense games.
The State-Of-The-Art 3D Technologies Bring You Fantastic 3D Experience
Combining contemporary design with cutting edge 3D technology, the ASRock Vision 3D brings together the awesome NVIDIA GeForce GT425M graphics and NVIDIA 3D Vision technologies to deliver breathtaking authenticity in 3D experience. With the latest graphics technology, this system is able to playback Blu-ray movie at 23.976 fps (frame per seconds), it is much more suitable to present the world class quality for HD TV.
Moreover, this system even comes with HDMI 1.4a port that can ensure the High Definition 3D experience. The ASRock Vision 3D offers you a complete high-performance HTPC in a modern, fashion but small unit. Supporting the fantastic 3D gaming, move and all the essentials, the ASRock Vision 3D allows you to enjoy the next dimension in HTPC entertainment. Plus, we’re pleased to announce that ASRock Vision 3D is the first HTPC supporting Blu-ray 3D in the world.
(I) NVIDIA GeForce GT425M
Tap into the horsepower of NVIDIA GeForce GT425M GPU for a visually-charged boost on your favorite applications. GPU-accelerate the editing of your photos and HD videos and level-up your game on the latest DirectX 11 titles. GeForce GT425M features industry-leading technologies including NVIDIA PhysX, NVIDIA 3D Vision, and NVIDIA Optimus. Give you the world’s fastest performance and futuristic, visually-stunning graphics.
(II) NVIDIA 3D Vision Capable
NVIDIA 3D Vision technology is a combination of Graphics Processor Units (GPU), specialized 3D glasses, software, and certified displays and projectors that deliver an immersive 3D experience on your PC. With over 400 games already supported by NVIDIA 3D Vision, you’ll never be stuck for something to play.
Get 3D Entertainment On The Go With ASRock Vision 3D
With the latest 3D technologies, ASRock Vision 3D offers strong performance for playing 3D movie, allowing users to enjoy a high class entertainment experience! Let’s check out what is necessary for a complete 3D entertainment.
Immerse Yourself In A New World of Sound With ASRock Vision 3D
With HDMI 1.4a, it supports Bitstream / audio pass through (Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master audio).Hereby, we’re proudly to announce that ASRock Vision 3D is the first HTPC supporting both Bitstream and Blu-ray 3D technologies in the world too.
Besides, the ASRock Vision 3D uses sophisticated audio processing technology to deliver a 7.1 CH surround sound with THX TruStudio PRO, so you can be sure to hear the best quality sound. The ASRock Vision 3D combines the HDMI Bitstream and 7.1 CH HD Audio with THX TruStudio PRO, it’ll surely be the perfect audio solution.
The Ultimate All-in-One, The Stylish Streamline Design
Despite of the high-tech features mentioned above, ASRock Vision 3D owns the stunning good looks as well. Modern. Elegant. Encased in aluminum and available in black and silver color. Beneath its sleek and high-gloss contours, the ASRock Vision 3D provides exhilarating power and fantastic 3D enjoyment as well. With the compact size of 2.8 liter, gorgeous and light design, you surely will be attracted by its iconic style at the first glance! For the working acoustic, it is whisper-quiet, only 23dB. Besides, the slot-in BD drive is charming as well. If you don’t have the space for a large desktop PC, consider a mini HTPC, ASRock Vision 3D will absolutely be a great choice.
Experience the Fastest Transmission Speed With USB 3.0
Except the popular 3D entertainment, ASRock Vision 3D even lets you connect to the next generation of USB 3.0 SuperSpeed storage devices. Since the first USB 3.0 device arrived last year, the number of PCs with necessary USB 3.0 ports has steadily risen. ASRock Vision 3D comes with two USB 3.0 ports on the front panel to deliver the fastest transmission performance for the multi tasks.
The ASRock Vision 3D HTPC Series add a whole new dimension to your home entertainment, transforming your home into a complete entertainment center! It is an attempting combination of modern design and powerful graphics capability. ASRock Vision 3D is a multi-tasking system which brings the unparalleled performance to the real world!
Reference Retail Price: USB $599 (Vision 3D 137B)
Launch Time: October 2010
Sales Region: Europe, USA, APAC, Australia