Asus Eee PC 1225B Netbook Comes With AMD E-450 APU
Asus has added a new such model to its Eee PC lineup, the 1225B, which is powered by an AMD Brazos E-450 APU.
This is actually AMD’s most powerful E-series accelerated processing unit to be manufactured as it packs two computing cores clocked at 1.65GHz as well as a Radeon HD 6320 built-in GPU with 80 shader units. These usually run at 508MHz, but the integrated graphics core also comes with a special Turbo mode to increase the speed to 600MHz.
The rest of the Asus netbook doesn’t seem to differ much from all the other Eee PC models as it also gets an 11.6-inch LED-backlit LCD panel with a resolution of 1366×768, a low-res 0.3MP webcam, wireless LAN and optional Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity, as well as up to 7 hours of battery life with the 6-cell power pack.
The AMD accelerated processing unit can be paired together with a maximum of 4GB of system memory, and the storage options include a series of 2.5-inch hard drives with capacities ranging from 320GB to 750GB. The Eee PC 1225B packs three USB 2.0 ports, a multi-format card reader as well as VGA and HDMI display outputs.
The Eee PC 1225B will start at about 349 EUR, approximately $456 US, but you can get this at a lower price from some online sites.