FanlessTech

6.30.2016

Calyos Fanless PC (2-Phase Cooling)




Calyos, the global leader in Advanced 2-Phase Cooling Solutions for electronic components could change the fanless world forever.

Based upon its expertise in Loop Heat Pipe (LHP) technologies, Calyos is now launching custom-designed workstations (and gaming rigs).

Pump-free, water-free and also noise-free, these unique computers combine the best electronics and possibly the most innovative cooling solution. Using a powerful refrigerant (R-245fa) - a low-pressure, non-toxic compound - Calyos Fanless PC promises watercooling-like performance. Systems are available in black or white, and support Intel and AMD processors.

Source: Calyos

Update: Systems will be available between 1000 and 4000 euros in Q4, with a global launch at CES 2017.

6.29.2016

#GoFanless


Enter the World's Dirtiest PC contest by submitting a picture of a dusty computer, following Logic Supply on Twitter, and win their dirt-proof CL100. #GoFanless and never look back!

Source: Logic Supply

6.28.2016

Compulab fitlet-RM announced




Compulab is introducing fitlet-RM a ruggedized miniature fanless PC in an an all-metal housing. fitlet-RM provides excellent durability at extreme temperatures and conditions of shock, vibration and dust. It effectively doubles the performance of the original fitlet-i by incorporating the quad-core AMD A10 Micro-6700T APU in an all-metal housing designed to maximize heat-dissipation in the smallest possible footprint.

fitlet-RM-iA10 Barebone with dual GbE and WiFi 802.11ac is available now for $311. fitlet-RM-XA10 LAN Barebone with 4 GbE ports is available for $327.

✓ AMD A10 Micro-6700T (4 cores up to 2.2 GHz)
✓ AMD Radeon R6 Graphics
✓ 1 x SO-DIMM DDR3 (up to 8GB)
✓ 1 x mSATA up to 6 Gbps
✓ 1 x eSATA (shared) up to 6 Gbps
✓ Micro-SD slot (SD/SDHC/SDXC)
✓ 2 x USB 3.0
✓ 3 x USB 2.0
✓ Up to 4 Intel GbE LAN ports (fitlet-RM-XA10 LAN)
✓ Intel WLAN 802.11ac
✓ 10.8cm x 8.3cm x 2.4cm

Source: Compulab

6.27.2016

Blue UltraNUC Pro 6



Quiet PC's fanless UltraNUC is now available in a striking blue color. The ridiculously attractive - and fully configurable - system packs a Skylake i5-6260U for a migraine-inducing £879 (about $1180). We still want one.

Source: Quiet PC

6.23.2016

Vertical HDPLEX H5






HDPLEX's flagship case reimagined as a tower. A simple, yet elegant mod from DeKa Modder. Such a clean build that pays a great deal of attention to details.

Follow the artist on Twitter, Facebook, and dekamodder.es.

Update: Details here.

6.22.2016

Akasa Euler MX official



Akasa's revamped mini-ITX case is taller than its previous iteration, yet features a smaller footprint. The new Euler MX is compatible with the i3-6300T, i3-6100T, i5-6400T, i5-6500T, and five motherboards only: ASUS' H110I-PLUS D3, H170I-PLUS D3, Z170I PRO, and Asrock's H170M-ITX/DL and H170M-ITX/ac.

The 272.6 x 205 x 92.6mm aluminum chassis features two 2.5" bays, and comes with a 80W pico power supply.

Source: Akasa

6.21.2016

You get what you pay for (confirmed)


We just don't recommend cheap fanless PCs popping on Amazon, eBay and Aliexpress. A good buy is reliable hardware from a trusted brand.

6.17.2016

Logic Supply CL100 available




With "good enough" or nonsensical cooling solutions, mainstream Braswell mini PCs are far from impressive. Logic Supply's CL100 is definitely a step forward, offering a robust and well-proportioned aluminum enclosure for the 6W Celeron N3150. The CL100 is available now from $347.

"Designed to offer a versatile computing platform for a wide range of applications including digital signage, interactive kiosks, industrial workstations and even everyday computing desktop replacement, the CL100 features a Quad-Core Intel Celeron N3150 processor with onboard Intel HD Graphics.

The system can power triple independent displays or accommodate 4k resolution, making it ideally suited for multimedia installations. Connectivity includes 4 USB 3.0 ports (including one Type C port), 2x HDMI, DisplayPort, and Gb LAN. The CL100 can be configured with up to 16 GB of RAM, up to 512 GB of mSATA solid state storage and is WiFi and Bluetooth capable. Operating system options include both Windows and Ubuntu Linux."

✓ Celeron N3150 (4 cores up to 2.08 GHz)
✓ 2 GB DDR3L RAM (2 slots up de 16 GB)
✓ 32 GB mSATA SSD (up to 512 GB)
✓ 3 x USB 3.0 ports
✓ 1 x USB 3.0 (Type-C) port
✓ 2 x HDMI
✓ 1 x DisplayPort
✓ 1 x Gigabit Ethernet
✓ 1 x PCIe Mini Card (half-height)
✓ 116.75 x 36.7 x 112mm (4.6" x 1.44" x 4.4")

Source: Logic Supply

6.10.2016

FIRST LOOK: Akasa's Skull Canyon case


Owners of the NUC6i7KYK will soon be able to enjoy the mighty i7-6770HQ and its Iris Pro Graphics 580 in total silence, thanks to Akasa's most efficient fanless case yet. Developing...

Update: The case will be a whopping 273 x 205 x 93mm to cope with the thermals of the 45W Skylake i7. No 2.5" storage option since the Skull Canyon NUC relies on M.2 SSDs only.

6.09.2016

Amazon Deals


Shuttle DS57U3 (i3-5005U) is now only $300. Broadwell power and 24/7 reliability.


Unique Braswell - refresh! - Pentium J3710 Thin mini-ITX motherboard with DC jack connector for $130.


Tired of HDD slowness? Enjoy a whole new PC with this $60 upgrade.