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World's greenest PC?

Mar 18, 2009, 21:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"CompuLabs is touting the Fit-PC2 as the smallest, lowest-power "nettop" yet. Intel coined the term "nettop" a year ago, almost to the day, when it unveiled the "Atom" branding around its low-power Intel Architecture chip family. The family includes Z-series ("Menlow") chips for mobile devices, along with N-series and x30-series CPUs ("Diamondville") respectively targeting netbooks and nettops.

"Since then, the market has readily embraced netbooks. Meanwhile, only a few nettops have appeared (the Asus EEE Box and Shuttle X27 come to mind). Atom x30-series chips, therefore, seem to be getting more traction in thin clients (such as Dell's Optiplex FX160) than in nettops."

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