Compulab’s Intense PC fanless mini-desktop now available for $399 and up

The Compulab Intense PC is a tiny desktop computer with a fanless design. It measures 7.5″ x 6.3″ x 1.57″. While many of Compulab’s earlier PCs feature low power Intel Atom, AMD G-Series, or NVIDIA Tegra processors in order to reduce heat generation, the Intense PC packs an Intel Sandy Bridge processor. The computer is […]

AMD introduces new low power G-Series fusion chips for fanless computers

AMD has been shedding its reputation as a company that makes powerful, but power-hungry chips. The 9 Watt AMD C-50 dual core processor can go head-to-head with Intel’s latest Atom chips for netbooks in terms of performance and power consumption, while the AMD E-350 chip uses just 18W, or less than half the power of […]

VIA introduces Eden X2 low power dual core chips

VIA has introduced a dual core version of its low power Eden chip. The new VIA Eden X2 is a 40nm chip with two 64-bit cores, which the company says means they’re optimized for multitasking and multimedia performance. The company also claims that the VIA Eden X2 line of chips are “the world’s most power-efficient […]

Linutop 3 nettop features Atom CPU, fanless design

Last time I checked in with the folks at Linutop, they had launched a Linux-based mini-desktop with a low power VIA C7 processor. Now it looks like the company has released an updated model called the Linutop 3 which swaps out the VIA chip for a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor. The Linutop 3 isn’t exactly […]