NET Books/Boxes

Net books/boxes refers to low power, small foot print, computing devices meant to be an alternative to current full powered systems. Typical uses are for web browsing, email, simple word processing, etc. Not meant for heavy processor or memory intensive jobs such as movie editing, CAD, photo editing, graphic rendering or other like applications.

Typically these NET boxes consist of a small motherboard containing all the needed components (processor, memory, networking, video, audio, etc.), processor typically under 1.8Ghz and memory 2gb or less.


  • Atom 1.6Ghz single processor
  • 512megs to 2gb ram
  • 10/100/1000 networking
  • WiFi (b/g/n)
  • DVI-out
  • 80gb hard drive
  • media card reader
  • size 22317826 mm (without stand)
  • power consumption ??

Compaq CQ2009F

  • Atom 1.6Ghz single processor
  • 1gb ram
  • 10/100 networking
  • vga-out
  • 160gb hard drive
  • DVD r/w
  • media card reader
  • size 4.41" (W) X 10.71" (L/D) X 9.69" (H) approx.
  • power consumption ??

Shuttle X27 & X27D

  • Atom 1.6Ghz single processor
  • Atom 1.6Ghz dual core processor (X27D model)
  • 0 gb ram (one slot, max. 2gb DIMM)
  • 10/100/1000 networking
  • vga-out, DVI-out
  • NO hard drive (room for one 2.5" SATA or IDE hard drive)
  • NO DVD/CD rom, room for one slim (laptop type) DVD/CD rom)
  • ?? media card reader
  • size 250(L)x185(W)x70(H) mm
  • power consumption 24Watts - 36Watts

-- PhilipBeldowski - 02 Mar 2009

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