Giada has a pretty strong showing at CeBIT this week. In addition to the slim nettop models I spotted earlier this year at CES, the company is showing off a new model with a dual core Intel Atom D510 Pine Trail processor and next-generation ION graphics. What’s really remarkable about the new Giada Cube-N7DT though is that it has a built in TV tuner and DVD drive, making it a a promising little media center PC.

The ION graphics processor should give the computer enough power to decode Blu-Ray discs as well, but it looks like Giada is only showing a model with a DVD burner for now — so you’ll need a USB Blu-Ray drive if you want to go that route.

The nettop supports up to 2GB of DDRE3 memory, and takes a 2.5″ hard drive. It has HDMI, DVI, and SPDIF outputs, as well as support for 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth.

No word on whether we’ll see this Giada nettop in the states anytime soon.

via Netbook

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2 replies on “Giada introduces ION-powered nettop with TV tuner”

  1. Priced right, that little box sounds like it could give the mid to high range priced,
    dedicated Media Players a run for their money in the market place.

    @Brad, why don’t you pick up one of the various “Net tops” and have a go at
    replacing that basement system with it? Should make a good hands-on article.

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