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ECS Elitegroup P60: first of many Viiv devices?

Kevin C. Tofel

There seems to be some buzz around the ECS Elitegroup P60 Viiv device recently announced. We're particularly interested because we actually saw an extremely similar looking (if not the same) device in the DIRECTV booth at CES as shown above; our original thought was that this was an Intel Viiv powered satellite receiver and DVR. We're not sure how far off we were, but apparently there's more info to reduce the mystery. This little box sports a 2.5-inch hard-drive, a dual-core Intel processor, wireless capability, integrated Intel 945M graphics and various output jacks like USB and FireWire. There's plenty more in the small box  that measures 230 x 197.5 x 42 mm) so is this the precursor to Intel leaping ahead into our home entertainment rooms?

(via Hexus)

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