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 »

Aleutia H2 - Front

Aleutia now do a whole range of low power computers, from thin clients to real beasts. The Aleutia H2 is one of those beasts, featuring 4 x 2.33GHz Cores, 2x 2GB 800MHz DDR2 RAM, HDMI support, and all running at an average of just 36 Watts of power! Read the rest of this entry »

Fit PC 2 Front

Fit PC have released a new low power computer to their range, in what’s the big brother to the Fit PC slim. The Fit PC 2 is essentially faster with the 1.1GHz and 1.6GHz processor options, as well as looking considerably more attractive. The Fit PC 2 has an internal 160GB 2.5″ hard disk drive, 1GB of RAM and a maximum power consumption of 10W! Read the rest of this entry »

GreenLite Server

Just because its typically thin clients and home computers that are energy efficient, there’s no reason why you can’t have a low power server PC. The GreenLite Server is a powerful Quad-Core system with an average energy consumption of just 85 Watts, with a peak energy consumption of 127 Watts. The pictured system measures just 8.9″ x 7.9″ x 13″. The GreenLite server is also available as a 2U rack-mounted unit. Read the rest of this entry »

GreenLite Home PC

The Greenlite PC is a home computer designed to run home and office applications without the huge energy consumption. The Greenlite PC measures just 7.5″ x 8.5″ x 2.5″ (the box under the monitor) with an average power consumption of 26 Watts, or 31W at peak. Read the rest of this entry »