small form factor

  • Acer Aspire X1200 desktops are tiny but loaded

    Acer recently announced its series of X1200 small form factor desktops. There are three models ranging in price from $450 to $700. The X1200-U1520A and the X1200-U1510A are both available now for $450 and $460, respectively, and the decked-out X1200-B1581A will be available for $700 on Sunday, July 13th. Each model comes with a 64-bit dual-core AMD chip, 4GB of RAM, on-board NVIDIA GeForce… Read More

  • New high performance platform from Shuttle

    Aw, isn’t that cute? It’s a tiny computer! The Shuttle SX38P2 Pro includes support for Intel Core 2 Extreme, Quad, and Duo processors via the X38 chipset, PCI-Express 2.0 with CrossFire, 3-part heatsink with convection-based heat-dissipation (no fans, in other words), integrated fingerprint reader, USB Speed-Link for directly connecting two PCs for file sharing, and support for up… Read More

  • Intel Challenges PC Designers To Think Small, Sexy

    PC branding campaign, Intel openly challenged PC designers and manufacturers worldwide to come up with the next generation of small-form-factor Media Center computers, ponying up $1 million to the winner. Dubbed ” The Intel Core Processor Challenge,” the grand prize winner gets up to $300,000 for mass production costs and $400,000 for co-marketing activities with Intel. The… Read More

  • Shuttle Launches X100

    Shuttle XPC Systems has announced the X100, the latest addition to its small form factor tower lineup. Like the rest of Shuttle’s rigs, the X100 delivers respectable performance out of an impressively small box. The X100 features an Intel Core Duo processor in 1.6Ghz, 1.83Ghz or 2.0Ghz flavors. The machine also carries up to 2GB of DDR2 533 memory and a 250GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive. On… Read More