[dwm] Re: Low Power Fanless Computer

From: Wu Zhe <wu_AT_madk.org>
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 19:42:11 +0800

Matthias-Christian Ott <ott_AT_mirix.org>

> Intel's Atom processors are modern and have probably the highest performance
> per watt ration. However, the smallest affordable form-factor is mini-itx
> (I talked to several companies that manufacture smaller industrial boards,
> but the price performance ratio was terrible and buying one of those would
> be my last option). Similar to the Nano most of the Atom Boards have a power
> consumption that's a bit above 25W (there are the Z510 and Z530 embedded
> Atom CPUs, but the come with the GMA 500 graphics chip which has no free
> drivers). Nvidia's Ion, especially the Acer AspireRevo, seems to be quite
> promising, but has proprietary drivers.

Have you looked at Fit-PC2? It's really power efficient (only draw 8W at
full CPU load ), the only downside is it uses GMA 500 for
graphics. Anyway, this is the closest thing I know.
Received on Sat Apr 25 2009 - 11:42:11 UTC

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