Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 9th Sep 2012 21:48 UTC, submitted by Boomshiki
Hardware, Embedded Systems "We've seen a profusion of relatively low-cost PCs and tablets over the last few years, but Taiwanese electronics company Via's APC is cheap even by these standards: it's a $49 low-power desktop computer running a modified version of Android 2.3. Announced today, the APC is meant as a simple way to connect to the internet, so you won't get a great deal of computing power. It contains an 800MHz processor, 512MB of DDR3 memory, 2GB of flash storage, and can connect to a monitor or TV to output a resolution of up to 720p. It also consumes a fraction of a standard desktop's power: 13.5 watts at maximum and only 4 watts when idle."
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RE: What we actually wanted was..
by bassbeast on Tue 11th Sep 2012 18:45 UTC in reply to "What we actually wanted was.."
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Its called the E350 from AMD and without case can be found for around $70. I've bought plenty of them, make great office boxes and cheap HTPCs and if you go to NewEgg they sell them in a nice HTPC style case for $100 flat.

I don't know how it translates into AU, you guy tend to get hosed, but since i can pick them up for $70 surely they can't be that much higher here. Does Amazon sell there? here is a nice one with case for $124 US.

http://www.amazon.com/Foxconn-R20-A1-1-6GHz-Barebone-System/dp/B006...

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