Pros

  • Slot-loading DVD writer
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi

Cons

  • Average hard drive space
  • Low general performance

At A Glance

Although it doesn’t win in performance, Asus’ EeeBox 1501 delivers much for its smallest-of-the-small form factor, including a slot-loading DVD writer and HDMI output.

Manufacturer’s Description

ASUS Eee Box EB1501-B0167 Nettop PC - Black

Manufacturer’s Website

http://usa.asus.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Atom 330
Processor speed 1.6 MHz
General Information
UPC Code 610839070329
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • eSATA
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2
Motherboard
Motherboard Manufacturer Asus
Motherboard Model Nvidia Ion

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 38.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 1158.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 687.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 669.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 1312.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 1289.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1022.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 723.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 496.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 513.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 19.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 12.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 10.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 12.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 10.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 8.4   Frames per second (higher is better)