Lenovo BluSky - energy efficient desktop PC

Posted on Monday, Sep 17 2007 @ 00:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Lenovo realises most office PCs don't really need to be that powerful and releases a new energy efficient system called ThinkCentre A61e "BlueSky".

According to the Chinese PC maker the BlueSky PCs only use 45W (without the display). The basic system features a Sempron LE1150 CPU, 512MB memory, 80GB HDD, Radeon X1200 graphics, DVD player and a power supply with a 85% efficiency.

The cheapest configuration with a Sempron processor costs only $399. A system with the Athlon 64 X2 BE2350 processor, 1GB memory and 160GB HDD costs $649.

One of the other things that sets this PC apart from the crowd is that Lenovo can ship it with a solar panel that generates enough electricity to power the system but it's not clear how much this will cost - I guess it's probably at least triple the cost of the cheapest system.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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