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Fit-PC2: Ubuntu Desktop In A Tiny Box

Jun 12, 2009, 18:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)

"The Fit-PC2 has an Intel Atom Z530 processor running at 1.6 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, an Intel GMA500 graphics chipset with hardware acceleration and a 160 GB SATA drive. It also sports Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11g wifi, 6 USB 2.0 ports, and runs on 12 volts at 1.5 amps. Physical dimensions (without the little power brick) are 1 1/8" (27 mm) x 4 1/2" (115 mm) x 4" (101mm). See Figure 1 for a typical desktop configuration.

"Saying the unit is compact is an understatement. The outside of the box states that the Fit-PC2 is ideal as a home theater PC, for security and home automation, as a desktop replacement, as a thin client, as a 24/7 server, or as a car PC. That's good, but would the tiny machine measure up?

"Let's take a look."

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