Archive for the ‘Energy Saving PCs’ Category

Aleutia D1 Front

This Aleutia D1 ultra small form factor pc is 58% smaller than comparable models from Fujitsu Siemens, HP or Dell. Small enough to sit under a 17” monitor, it quietly runs on 35W of power. It comes equipped with a dual core Intel Atom 333 CPU (1.6 GHz each). Read the rest of this entry »

VeryPCs GreenPC AT10

The GreenPC AT10 by VeryPC is an ultra small desktop featuring the Intel dual core Atom 330 CPU (operating at 1.6 GHz), 1GB memory (DDR2 800; expandable to 2GB), and 120GB Green Power SATA hard drive (expandable to 500GB). Power consumption of the GreenPC AT10 is less than 28 watts average use. Read the rest of this entry »

Tranquil T7-HSG Home Server

Tranquil’s entry into the low power home server arena, the T7-HSG, is an intriguing look at the way a home server should be built. The server features a unique fanless (convection) based cooling system, a Gigabit LAN port, 4 USB ports and an Intel dual core Atom 330 processor running at 1.6 Ghz. Power consumption is rated at 33W for the stock configuration, which comes with 512 Mb RAM an a 500 GB hard drive. Read the rest of this entry »

Sheeva Plugin UK

It wasn’t that long ago that I reported on the Marvel SheevaPlug wall plug computer, well now the SheevaPlug is available in the UK from New IT. The SheevaPlug is basically a 1.2 GHz CPU low power computer equipped with 512 MB of FLASH and 512 MB of DRAM. Read the rest of this entry »

Energy Efficient Mac Mini

Apple has been touting it’s latest Mac Mini as the most eco-friendly desktop computer. However, I think they’ve completely overlooked the other low power pcs that exist, particularly the Aleutia computers! Anyway, that aside, Apple have crammed in some interesting energy saving technology that deserves a mention. Read the rest of this entry »

Aleutia U6

Aleutia are at it again with their low powered computers, and this time it’s a multi-user computer supporting 6 simultaneous each with their own keyboard and mouse, called the Aleutia U6. The computer is basically an energy efficient computer that uses Userful’s Multiplier Software to split the system’s resources with the 6 users. By having 6 people using the system at once, you end up with a per seat cost of just £70 and power consumption of just 17 Watts. Read the rest of this entry »

Advent Eco-PC

In a rather respectable move, PC World has invested in developing their own eco-friendly PC called the Advent Eco-PC. Firmly aimed at the everyday computer user, the Low Power PC features an Intel Core 2 Duo T5250, 2GB DDR2 667MHz Memory, 160GB SATA hard drive, Dual Layer DVD Rewriter, WiFi and a 19″ AOC N19WB TFT display for just under £400. Oh, and it runs on around 25W of power! Read the rest of this entry »

Aleutia T1

Time for another Aleutia low power PC, this time the Aleutia T1, which is a 1.6GHz processor, with a maximum of 2GB RAM, DVI and HDMI support with a maximum power consumption of just 14 Watts, with an idle power consumption of just 10 Watts. Read the rest of this entry »

Fujitsu Esprimo Q1500

The latest creation by Fujitsu is the Esprimo Q1500 Low Power PC. The small form factor PC features 4GB of RAM, 320GB HDD, six USB ports and an Intel Core 2 Duo processor. When in idle mode, the PC only draws 19W of power. However, rather impressively, the PC features a Blu-Ray slot-loading drive and an HDMI output. Read the rest of this entry »

pico-ITX PX 10000

VIA EPIA PX 10000 Pico-ITX Motherboard is tiny low-powered computer measuring just 10cm x 7.2cm from Via Technologies. The PX10000 has been clocked at just 14W idle, or 16W under full load. The PX10000 is much more of a modders low power PC, since its much more customisable than other low power PCs. e.g. you can change the case, storage device, input/output ports, etc. Read the rest of this entry »