EVO Smart Console:the console game based on the Athlon ready for sale
April 4, 2009, 12:52 pm
Despite the high competition, which occurs in the market of gaming consoles in the industry from time to time trying to get new players. Little company Envizions Computer Entertainment announced the beginning of the reception of orders for its gaming system EVO Smart Console, announced in October last year. Also called date of commencement of supply - 10 April. New radically different from such decisions as the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii. As the processor is not something special chip for game consoles, and a normal Athlon with a clock speed of 2, 4 GHz, used in desktop computers. In addition, the system is running an operating system Mirrors open source Linux-based distro Fedora. Features EVO Smart Console is not limited to games. It is also a recreational center with support for playback of High Definition movies, VoIP-telephony, Internet access. Users will be offered the opportunity to connect to the service Envizions, through which they gain access to more than 10 thousands of games and video. Games for the EVO will be available on a flash card SD, they can be ordered online stores. At this time, the average price of a game is $ 20, with three games will be supplied with device. As noted, the game for the EVO does not require installation, and the time they download an average of 5 seconds. On the new features is a normal desktop PC:
The processor is AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600, running at a frequency of 2, 4 GHz (the staffing value of 2, 9 GHz);
Graphics ATI Radeon HD 3200;
2 GB memory DDR2;
Drive :120-GB hard drive;
Optical drive:CD/DVD ROM;
Video outputs:DVI, HDMI;
The six ports USB 2. 0;
Dimensions:300 x 65 x 273 mm.
On the tenth of April EVO Smart Console will be available to OEM-software developers, distributors, wholesale customers at a price of $ 280 - $ 350. Since April 17, will be new to the recommended retail price by $ 380.