Month: February 2004

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Scythe’s e-Otonashi fanless EPIA-M cooling case

  Feb 23, 2004 by Mike Chin Product e-Otonashi fanless mini PC case Manufacturer / Supplier Scythe Co., Ltd Price US$198 Scythe Co., Ltd has been the source of some unusual cooling products. Most recently, SPCR reviewed the Heatlane Zen NCU-1000, a passive 6″ tall CPU cooler that used a heatpipe as a core design

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Mappit A4F: A Truly Silent PC

  February 18, 2004 by Mike Chin Product Mappit A4F Fanless PC System Manufacturer Mappit Computer & Kassen Distributor Ramlow Design Price US$1058 (direct from Ramlow Design) The Mappit A4F is another Mini-ITX based PC. Specifically, the VIA EPIA M10000, a board reviewed last year here at SPCR. Ho hum, some of you might say.

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AOpen XC Cube EZ65: A Quiet, Powerful SFF

  February 16, 2004 by Mike Chin Product AOpen XC Cube EZ65 Manufacturer AOpen Selling Price ~US$320 The XC Cube EZ65 is AOpen‘s first Small Form Factor (SFF) barebones PC, released in Q4 2003. It’s an attractive package, about average size for a SFF PC, packed with a great array of features. The glossy Pearl

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Shuttle Zen XPC ST62K: Finally, a Quiet SFF PC!

  February 8, 2004 by Ralf Hutter and Mike Chin Product Shuttle Zen XPC ST62K Manufacturer Shuttle Inc. Selling Price ~US$320 The Small Form Factor (SFF) PC as we know it today was virtually invented by Shuttle when they introduced the SV24 in the year 2000. While cute breadbox size PC boxes from many motherboard

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