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Emachines ER1402-55 Desktop/Nettop PC Review

February 20th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments


Nowadays, eMachines or Nettop PCs are gaining interest from all parts of the world. These are slim and compact desktop PCs and occupy less space almost like any other notebook. Particularly, mini-pc configuration always makes an individual more comfortable over a traditional desktop PC. There are many eMachines are available in the market and these Nettop PCs obviously demand a better combination of hardware for effective performance. Let us see eMachine ER1402-55, which is slim, compact, and powerful and mainly priced very low. This eMachine is afforadable for everyone and comes with a powerful processor as AMD Athlon Neo II K125 processor. Also, this eMachine is equipped with NVIDIA GeForce 9200 to offer ultimate entertainment experience for users. There are many more features bundled with this mini-PC to meet every need of a buyer.

AMD Athlon Neo II K125 Processor Details:

AMD Athlon Neo II K125 processor, that powers Emachines ER1402-55 is a single core processor and clocked at 1.7 GHz. It has 1 MB of L2 Cache and built on 45nm technology. This processor’s TDP rating is 12W. It has integrated DDR3 memory controller and communicates with the chipset through HyperTransport Bus. AMD Athlon Neo II is packaged as Ball Grid Array processor and this can be directly soldered into the PCB. This processor is suitable for notebooks, netbooks and eMachines too. Actually, the idea behind the invention of this processor is to overtake the currently popular Intel Atom chips and succeeded well up to a certain extent too.

Emachines ER1402-55 Pros:

  • This is quite economical and caters well to the entire family unlike any other notebook or netbook.
  • This machine is best ideal for computing needs and entertainment too.
  • It has NVIDIA GeForce 9200 graphics.
  • It is light in weight and allows carrying the machine all over the house for entertainment.
  • It has HDMI and VGA ports.
  • It has Wi-Fi facility too.
  • Comes with wireless keyboard and mouse to support comfortable portability.
  • Light in weight.
  • It has powerful audio.

Emachines ER1402-55 Cons:

  • Not a definite replacement for powerful desktop PC.
  • No optical drive.
  • Not suitable for powerful applications and latest 3D games.

Specifications:

Processor:

This eMachine is powered through AMD Athlon Neo II K125 processor. It is clocked at 1.7 GHz and comes with 1 MB of L2 Cache.

System Memory and Hard drive:

Emachines ER1402-55  is equipped with 2 GB DDR3 RAM. There is 160 GB capacity hard drive for this machine. This hard drive is a SATA hard drive and rotates at 5400 rpm.

Graphics:

This machine comes with NVIDIA GeForce 9200 Graphics.

Wireless Wi-Fi:

This machine comes with 802.11 n which offers 5 times performance and twice the wireless range.

LAN:

This machine got 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN to meet wired connectivity needs.

HDMI Port:

It has one HDMI port to connect with external media such as HDTV or home theater system.

HD Audio:

It has 5.1-Channel surround system and offers decent audio reception.

USB Ports:

This machine is arranged with four numbers of USB 2.0 ports.

Input Devices:

This machine comes with wireless keyboard and wireless mouse.

Audio Jacks:

It has dual high-definition audio jacks to offer ultimate experience for users.

Memory Card Reader:

It has multi-in-1 memory card reader. This can support SD Card, MultiMedia Card, Memory Stick, and xDPicture Card.

Operating System:

This system is supplied with Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition.

Warranty:

Emachines ER1402-55  is arranged with one-year warranty over parts and labor along with toll-free tech support.

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