Subject: Systems | April 13, 2012 - 04:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: SFF, mini-itx, Logic Supply, LGX AG150 Fanless Mini PC, htpc, Atom N2800
Defining the size of the Logic Supply LGX AG150 Fanless Mini PC as being 1.2 litres is a unique way of describing just how small this machine is. You can see from the picture below that a pair of serial ports takes up a significant portion of the front panel. Part of the reason for this is the completely fanless design, the heatsink obscuring the Atom N2800 has TIM on it to allow the entire top of the case to distribute the heat. The SSD drive also helps slim the machine down and also adds snappy performance as well. The Intel DN2800MT mini-ITX board powers the SSD and can fit up to 4GB of RAM in its two slots and the Intel GMA 3650 powers the HDMI and VGA ports with enough processing power for you to watch HD video. As it is a totally silent HTPC, it should come as no surprise that it was Silent PC Review who received this box for testing.
"This new PC from specialist Logic Systems is based around the recently released Intel DN2800MT "Marshalltown" mini-ITX Atom board, a long-awaited follow-up to the original "Thin ITX" board, the Intel D945GSEJT. Super low energy consumption, 1080P video capability and a tiny 1.2 liter form factor should be compelling for Mini PC enthusiasts."
Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:
- ZOTAC ZBOX Blu-Ray AD05 Plus Mini PC Review @ HardwareHeaven
- RaidSonic ICY BOX IB-MP3011Plus Network Media Player Review @ NikKTech
- Zotac ZBOX Nano XS AD11 Plus: Redefining the Small Form Factor PC @ AnandTech
- SilverStone GD06 Home Theater PC Case @ Computing on Demand
- Arctic MC001-BD Blu-Ray Entertainment Center Review @ eTeknix
- nMedia HTPC 7000B SFF Case Review @ Hardware Canucks
- USB 3.0 to HDMI & VGA External Video Card @ CoD
Subject: General Tech | August 29, 2011 - 01:56 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: cedar trail, Intel, Atom N2800
If you haven't run across them yet, VR-Zone just released a sneak peek at Intel's new ultramobile chip lineup, which we know as Cedar Trail. The benchmarks that they found are a little odd, consisting of 3DMark 2006 and PCMark 2005 so the results need to be taken with that context in mind. Still the Atom N2800 manages to triple the performance of the previous Atom generation so there have been some noticeable improvements. The problem is the netbook form factor its self, as tablets and even smart phones can replicate the tasks that the netbook was intended for. That could mean that no matter how good Cedar Trail is, the form factor it is set to dominate may be going extinct. They do offer HDMI out now though.
"We're not sure how much life there's left in the netbook market, but considering that Intel is looking to offer some very affordable next gen Atom processors, its upcoming Cedar Trail processors might just be what the netbook market space needs to catch a second wind. VR-Zone can exclusively unveil the first benchmark figures for Intel's upcoming mobile Atom processors and although they're unlikely to blow anyone's mind, they're a huge improvement over the previous generation."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- AMD hopes to replicate Lenovo's rise to power with CEO @ The Inquirer
- gScreen Unveils SpaceBook, World's First Dual 17-inch Screen Notebook @ DailyTech
- The case for a free market in IPv4 addresses @ Ars Technica
- A Look Through Fedora 16 Alpha @ Phoronix
- Tp-link TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Gigabit Router @ Rbmods
- Cadence 4-Bit Binary Leather Watch Review @ Legit Reviews
- Win 50 PC codes for Deus Ex: Human Revolution @ t-break
- Win a BlackBerry Torch 9800 [Red] @ t-break
- Win a Sennheiser CXC 700 @ t-break
- Name the Browser Contest @ NGOHQ