View Poll Results: Would you buy one?

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  • I want to buy one right now! I can't wait!

    9 17.65%
  • Maybe sometime in the next month or two

    15 29.41%
  • Maybe 6 months from now.

    3 5.88%
  • No, Thanks for asking.

    24 47.06%
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Thread: $399 Intel Car computer?

  1. #41
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    Dec 2007
    i am looking at that ki690-am2 too, but having hard time to find them, i did find some AU place that is selling them, but its over 300+ and i do not know if they ship to US even...

    what about getting from jap directly? any good sites that are in english?

  2. #42
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    Dec 2007
    Bel Air, Maryland, United States
    Might be able to buy it from here if they have any left....

  3. #43
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    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Sydney Australia
    Quote Originally Posted by BiG K View Post
    Luckily for us, there will be a motherboard hitting the shelves shortly from Albatross, the KI690-AM2 and the KI690-S1. These motherboards are fully integrated mini-atx motherboard designed for AMD motherboards, which will have ATi's graphics onboard, and decent graphics at that too with a x1250 graphics core embedded, which should be powerfull enough to run Farcry and the like!
    The KI690-AM2 uses a AMD desktop processor while the KI690-S1 will use a AMD Laptop processor.
    From the following specs on the webpage, it looks great for video and hdtv...
    Motion Video Acceleration Features
    Enhanced MPEG-2 hardware decode acceleration.
    Provides dramatically reduced CPU utilization without incurring the cost of a full MPEG-2 decoder.
    MPEG-4 simple profile support.
    Hardware acceleration for H.264 playback.
    Hardware acceleration for WMV9 playback.
    Supports top quality DVD and time-shifted SDTV/HDTV television playback with the lowest CPU usage.

  4. #44
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Little Elm, Texas
    That board seems to consume a good deal of power. 32 watts at idle...means a louder fan, more heat, and more power...

    is that something that makes sense to you all?
    Jan Bennett
    FS: VW MKIV Bezel for 8" Lilliput - 95% Finished

    Please post on the forums! Chances are, someone else has or will have the same questions as you!

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