msi e350ia e45 MSI E350IA E45 AMD Brazos Platform Review

In this article, we will explore the performance of the recently launched AMD Brazos platform – more specifically MSI's implementation with the E350IA-E45 Mini-ITX motherboard, which is worth a consider as a home theatre PC (HTPC) due to its small physical size and low power consumption.

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AMD Fusion is the marketing name for a series of Accelerated Processing Units which was announced to be in development since 2006. The final design is the product of the merger between AMD and ATI, combining feneral processor execution as well as 3D geometry processing and other  functions of modern GPUs into a single chip. This technology was shown to the general public in January 2011 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
 
In today's review, we will explore the performance of the recently launched AMD Brazos platform – more specifically MSI's implementation, which is worth a consider as a home theatre PC (HTPC) due to its small physical size and low power consumption. However, small size and low power consumption does not mean poor performance, as recent Mini-ITX systems have demonstrated.

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