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ASUS S-presso – The centerpiece of home entertainment
Small Form Factors and Barebones | Just Announced
Fri 03 Dec 2004



Taipei, Taiwan; December 3, 2004 –ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS) today introduced the S-presso, an all-new desktop barebone system that offers multimedia entertainment in a compact small form factor (SFF) casing. It provides excellent support for high-quality graphics, powerful computing, TV viewing, video recording, FM radio, and comes in a stylish design that makes it perfect for home environments.

Easy multimedia access

With the LED Easy Touch Panel, the S-presso allows users to surf TV channels, adjust volume, skip CD and DVD tracks etc. Access and control multimedia functions without touching the keyboard or mouse. When users are resting on the couch, the S-presso also offers a remote controller, so sit back, relax and enjoy all the multimedia features.

3.4GHz+ Pentium 4 and powerful graphics

Powerful computing performance is a prerequisite for multimedia entertainment. The S-presso is Prescott ready, delivering 3.4GHz+ Pentium 4 processing for multi-task operation. The S-presso is also the only PC of its size with the ability to accommodate all AGP 8x graphics cards. It eliminates graphics card compatibility issues and provides high-quality visual performance support.

Instant-On – OS-free audio and video

Don’t waste time waiting for the system to boot. Enjoy TV, DVD, CD, MP3 and FM radio right away without entering the operating system.

ASUS Home Theater

This user-friendly interface for multimedia functions is found uniquely in ASUS desktop solutions. Users can easily switch between different applications whether it’s watching TV, listening to CDs, playing DVDs or enjoying FM radio shows.

Convenient assembling

The chassis of the S-presso takes on a simple tool-less design that permits users to quickly access the interior of the PC system for system upgrade and maintenance.

The S-presso offers two models – S1-P111 and S1-P112. Multimedia features such as Touch Sensor LED panel, remote control, TV tuner, ASUS Home Theater and ASUS Instant-On are only available in the S1-P111 version. The S1-P112 is a gaming system tailored for those who enjoy playing the latest 3D titles.

Specification summary

-CPU: Intel Pentium 4 3.4GHz (Northwood and Prescott)

-Chipsets: Intel 865G + ICH5

- 800/533MHz FSB

-Memory: Dual-channel DDR 400/333/266. Max. 2GB

-Serial ATA

-1 x AGP 8x

-S/PDIF

-7-in1 card reader (CFI/CFII, Smart Media, SD/MMC, MS/MS Pro)

-TV tuner card

Coming in blue and white, the S-presso looks good in all settings. For detail information, please visit the company homepage at www.asus.com.