The Asus Eee Box EB1501 with it’s NVIDIA Ion graphics chipset and HDMI connector is now available for $479 with an Intel dual-core Atom 330 processor, 2GB RAM and a 250GB hard drive.
The unit which is available for pre-order via Amazon also features WiFi b/g/n data access and a slot-loading DVD burner. While also coming equipped with a 1080p high def video output and DVD upscaling software for 720p DVD outputs, while also offering 5.1 channel surround sound with an S/PDIF digital audio output.
The nettop can also be hidden behind your display using a VESA mount and ASUS claims the units use 70 percent less power output than regular desktop systems.
While the units are up for pre-order, there’s still no word as to when the units will begin shipping. We’ll keep you posted. [SlashGear via Netbooked]