Solid state disk drives in Cannon PC Media Centers

Look at the following specifications:-

 

Feature

Description

CASE
435(w) x 175(h) x 390(d)mm (*inc feet)
17.1(w) x 6.88(d) x 15.3(d) (*inc feet)
All Aluminum, Living Room Style Case
– Gold plated audio connectors
– Gold plated I/O connectors
MOTHERBOARD
 

Board Series

Media Series DP35DP

Processor

Intel® Core™2 Quad processor, Intel® Core™2 Duo processor, Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core processor, Intel® Celeron® processor

Performance
(04B/05B)/Mainstream
(04A/05A) vreg support

05A, 05B, 06 (Max TDP 105W)

FSB support

1333/1066/800 MHz

Processor Socket

LGA 775

Chipset

Intel® P35 Express Chipset

Integrated Graphics

No

Form Factor

ATX

Memory – Maximum Supported

8 GB

Memory Frequency (refer to TPS for configuration requirements)

Dual Channel DDR2 800/667 MHz

Audio

Intel® High Definition Audio (Sigmatel STAC9271D), 7.1 Dolby* Home Theater

S/PDIF

1 optical digital audio out connectors

LAN Controller

10/100/1000 LAN

USB Connectors

12 USB 2.0 (6-F, 6-B)

PCI slots

3

PCI Express x16

1

PCI Express x1

3

SATA (ports)

6 (including 1 eSATA port)

PATA (ports)

1 Port, 2 Devices

IEEE-1394a Ports

2 (1-F, 1-B)

TPM

No

Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (RAID)

Yes

Hyper-Threading Technology Support

Yes

Instantly Available PC

Yes

Intel® Viiv Technology

Yes
 
OPERATING SYSTEM
Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit
PROCESSOR

2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Q6600 QUAD Core Processor

Upgradeable to 3.0 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo QX9650 QUAD Core Extreme Processor

MEMORY

2 X 1GB – DDR2 PC2-6400 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-800 • 1.8V • SLI-Ready • 128Meg x 64

Upgradeable to 4 GB DDR2-800

STORAGE

Seagate 500GBBarracuda 7200.10 – 16MB

Optional 32 GB Solid State Disk Drive for Operating System (boots 5 times faster than standard hard drive and no moving parts)
upgradeable to 5TB

VIDEO CARD
ATI HD 3850 512 MB GDDR3 RAM
DVD DRIVE

Blu-Ray DVD ROM; DVD +-RW; CD+-RW

TV TUNERS
Dual ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo PCI-e TV Tuner

Optional Dual and Quad Digital CableCard Available in May!

POWER SUPPLY
500 watt power supply
KEYBOARD / MOUSE
2.4 GHz Wireless RF keyboard with trackball mouse
REMOTE
Microsoft Media Center Remote (IR)
SOFTWARE Cannon PC Pro A/V Software Suite
WARRANTY
1 year return to factory parts and labor warranty.
SUGGESTED MSRP
$3,999

What’s most interesting in the above list?It’s Solid State Disk(SSD).SSD is a storage medium which is not magnetic or,optical but solid state semiconductor.Here data can be randomly accessed from anywhere -thus making it’s access much faster than a hard disk.

Media Center PC innovator Cannon PC announced Monday they will be offering solid state disk drives on all their Pro A/V line of Media Center systems.

http://www.cannonpc.com/index.html