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Asus EEE BOX EB1021-B009E

Asus EEE BOX EB1021-B009E
alaScore 88

21 reviews

Apr, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. Some have doubts about the usability.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Asus EEE BOX EB1021-B009E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Smooth running, cool, low power draw. Can be set up to do accelerated high-definition video with Windows media player, flash, and Microsoft's flash. The very newest Linuxes have 3.2 and 3.3 kernels that make using the sound chip easy

Takes some practice to get the setup right. In particular, depending on the Linux, you may have to compile a more recent open-source video driver into the xfree86. With the recent open-source driver compiled in, video is unusually good, even...

Consumer review by:

Yup, it works, but...


Judicious use of .asoundrc file in Linux gets sound to work in Linux. Even recent Linuxes will probably need a custom upgrade to the graphics driver, which means finding the driver source code and compiling it. In other words, Windows only if you're a...

Compact, lightweight, low heat, great graphics, great sound

Wireless antenna broke off almost immediately, not as well made as wifi antenna in other Asus eeeboxes. Led lights are much too bright and distracting in everyday use. Need to be taped over. Can't be opened up to install memory upgrades

Consumer review by:

Love it


Netflix works ~ok~. SD is fine. HD is terrible. Its my understanding that this is a Silverlight issue and not because of this box. When microsoft updates silverlight this is supposed to be better. no system dvd included - so get a 16gb usb drive to...

Working great as an HTPC. Running XBMC most of the time, with Windows Media Center as needed to watch TV shows recorded on my MythTV backend. All video looks perfect except for Netflix. Wifi works perfect. Fits very nice on the back of my TV. Keyboard...

no real support from asus for this thing yet ; Paid premium for Windows 7 just so i could use Netflix = lame ; Lots of ASUS bloatware to be removed

Product Specifications


DVD Writer: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:4 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:DOS / Windows 7 Home Premium
Product Type:NETTOP


Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Radeon HD6310 / RADEON HD6320
GPU TYPE:OnBoard Graphic
OnBoard Graphic Chip:OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:AMD
Chipset Type:AMD Hudson M1 (A50M)
Hyper Threading: No
Processor Brand:AMD
Processor Number:E-350 / E-450