Thursday, October 16, 2008

Green PC for SMBs

ASUS in association with Intel has launched Eee Box, a power-efficient computing solution. The desktop PC consumes 90% less power than normal desktop PCs with only 26 decibels sound emission and uses Intel Atom N270 (1.6 GHz) processor.

According to the company, the product is targeted at the SMBs and the home users segment in India.

The ASUS thermal solution integrates a heat dissipation module with the AI fan - allowing quiet (26db) and comfortable computing. The Eee Box also utilizes green design and is made with eco-friendly materials for reduced CO2 emissions and conforms to stringent RoHS and WEEE standards.

With ASUS' boot technology, Express Gate, users can easily access the Internet, manage pictures or communicate over IM/Skype just 7 seconds after boot up. It also supports WiFi 802.11n wireless standard - providing up to six times faster connectivity than previous 802.11b/g wireless. Users can download a 30 minute video in only 44 seconds.

OS: Microsoft Windows XP Home
CPU: Intel Atom N270 (1.6 GHz)
Chipset: Intel Chipset
HDD: 80 GB
Card Reader: SD/SDHC/MS/MS Pro/MMC
WiFi: 802.11b/g/n
LAN: 10/100/1000
Accessories: Keyboard and mouse

The Eee Box is available at Rs. 6,490/ exclusive of taxes.