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ASRock Nettop ION 330HT

ASRock Nettop ION 330HT
alaScore 85

50 reviews

Sep, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of ASRock Nettop ION 330HT. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and design.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the ASRock Nettop ION 330HT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for ASRock Nettop ION 330HT

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of ASRock Nettop ION 330HT from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Nathan Kirsch (legitreviews.com)

ASRock ION 330HT-BD 1080P Blu-Ray HTPC System Review

 

Anyone who has put together a HTPC knows that finding the right balance of performance, power, and noise can be a difficult task. Today we look at a system that finds a balance between the three. Looking for the perfect platform for your HTPC? This...

The ASRock ION 330HT-BD is worth a long hard look for anyone searching for a new HTPC. With two very complete models to choose from, one of which at a great price, it's hard to go wrong. Nearly silent in operation, this is a nearly perfect HTPC with...

May, 2010

RECOMMENDED!

Expert review by: Michael Kwan (futurelooks)

ASRock ION 330HT NetTop HTPC

 

For the longest time, Asus was the kind of company that was only known by techies and enthusiasts. Asus had very popular motherboards and other internal components, but it had ...

Small and classy form factor ; No shortage of USB 2.0 ports ; Full support of 7.1 surround sound ; Good video performance for the price

No front-mounted USB ports

There are many other companies that produce small form factor PCs and home theater PC cases, but the ASRock Ion 330HT sounds like it’s supposed to work right out of the box. This should lower the barrier of entry for many people who aren't as keen to...

Feb, 2010

SILVER AWARD!

Expert review by: Stuart_Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

ASRock ION 330HT with Blu-Ray

 

With so many systems to choose from it is hard to believe that the first time we saw an ION based system was just over 12months ago. To say it has become a hit is a real understatement but this shouldn't be a surprise given the potential NVIDIA's...

With so many systems to choose from it is hard to believe that the first time we saw an ION based system was just over 12months ago. To say it has become a hit is a real understatement but this shouldn’t be a surprise given the potential NVIDIA’s...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Amber Lupala (rbmods.com)

Asrock ION 330HT-BD Nettop

 

ON 330HT Specifications & Features Today we are taking a look at a very SMALL HTPC from Asrock, they sent us a sample of their ION 300HT-BD where the BD stands for a Bluray Drive so we can use Bluray on this small HTPC. It seems quite competetive...

Small ; Upgradable ; Bluray drive ; Everything is internal ; HDMI

No front panel USB ; Minor heat issues

First off, this is a pretty silent unit, the only thing that actually makes a bit of noise is the Bluray player if you decide to use a disc. I was able to run 720p without issues from a .iso file but the unit is not able to play a 1080p although the...

Jan, 2010

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Expert review by: Jason Rabel (extremeoverclocking.com)

ASRock ION 330HT-BD Home Theater PC

 

The HTPC (Home Theater PC) market is a huge and highly competitive industry. New products are constantly coming out that offer more features and better performance. ASRock's ION 330 series of NetTop / Home Theater PCs are an excellent design that packs...

Quiet & Compact ; Capable of 1080p playback ; Lots of connectivity options ; Pre-installed HD & RAM, so it's ready to go ; Capable of supporting second internal HD (and even RAID) ; Full featured BIOS with easy overclocking options ; Upgraded models...

Pre-installed HD & RAM, all models have same specs ; No front USB ports ; Real life expectancy of CPU fan is unknown

I'll admit it, I am thoroughly impressed with ASRock's ION 330HT-BD. From a HTPC or NetTop standpoint, the system is simply superb. Blu-ray & DVD playback was perfectly smooth, even watching online HD videos was an enjoyable experience with minimal...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: techPowerUp! (techpowerup.com)

ASRock ION 330HT-BD

 

There are plenty of companies offering ION based netbooks and nettops these days. Most of them have very similar spec sheets and thus the price becomes the only deciding factor. ASRock has taken a different approach with the ION 330HT-BD. This high-end...

Excellent set of features, Can easily be overclocked a whooping 500 MHz, Allows for second HDD to be installed for RAID configuration, Easily upgradable due to standard components used, BD-ROM with DVD-RW functionality included, Very compact, MCE...

No front USB connectivity, Low noise, but high pitched, No wireless Keyboard/mouse included, Piano finish paint job may not fit well into your home theater setup, 5400 RPM Drive may be too slow for some scenarios

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (pcworld.idg.com.au)

ASRock Ion 330HT-BD media centre PC

 

We hope this tiny, powerful HTPC is sign of things to come

Tiny, low power consumption, 1080p support, limited gaming abilities

No bundled operating system or Blu-ray playback software, no front USB ports

Dec, 2009

GOOD GEAR GUIDE - EDITOR'S CHOICE

Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (goodgearguide.com.au)

ASRock Ion 330HT-BD media centre PC

 

The ASRock Ion 330HT-BD is a 'nettop' desktop PC with Intel's Atom 330 1.6GHz dual-core processor and NVIDIA ION integrated graphics. It has hardware ...

Tiny, low power consumption, 1080p support, limited gaming abilities

No bundled operating system or Blu-ray playback software, no front USB ports

ASRock's diminutive Ion 330HT-BD 'nettop' media centre is brilliant if you're an avid movie watcher with a large collection of digital media or Blu-ray discs. It's head and shoulders above any Blu-ray player or media streamer in terms of functionality,...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asrock ION 330HT-BD review

 

Nvidia's Ion chipset and a dual core Intel Atom 330 processor has proved a winning combination in recent months, a good example being Asus's Eee Box EB1012. Asrock's new nettop has the same core hardware, but it's the inclusion of a Blu-ray drive that...

This compact nettop looks smart, but you'll need to supply your own operating system and Blu-ray playback software.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asrock Ion 330HT-BD review

 

This compact nettop looks smart, but you'll need to supply your own operating system and Blu-ray playback software.

If size isn't a big issue, however, then Mesh's Cute Inspire, plus its optional Blu-ray drive, is a better bet at £380. It comes with Windows 7 and Blu-ray playback software plus it's far faster in applications – head over to

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Product Specifications

Graphics

Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024

Processor

Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Processor cache type:L2

Processor special features

Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32