Company brings passively cooled gaming PC workstation in annex




The Israeli company Compulab released a fanless PC that 200 watts of heat to lose by using natural air flow without having moving parts as required.

The PC is in four main configurations supplied and can serve as a desktop PC, workstation, gaming PC or server with an Intel Xeon E3-1285L processor for 3.8G or Intel Core processor i7-5775C or another Intel processor that fits the LGA1150 socket. Furthermore, up to 32GB of DDR3 memory can be pinned on the board.

The cooling is provided by natural air convection through hollow pipes that are attached to heat pipes by a flat array with, among other things, the CPU. The fourteen hollow air pipes have on each long side of the unit above and below an opening where the warmed air rises to the top. As a result, cold air is sucked in from below. Each side has just about 100 watts of cooling capacity according to the manufacturer.

The aluminum case has a capacity of 7.5 liters and 10 centimeters wide, 30cm high and 25,5cm deep. Depending on the chosen configuration, weighs the whole 4 to 7 kg and the device pulls out a power of 10 to 200 watts. Also, depending on the type, the Airtop operates at -40 ° C to 70 ° C, all of the default configuration may be a maximum ambient temperature of 45 ° C.

Compulab Airtop
Compulab Airtop
Compulab Airtop
Compulab Airtop
Compulab Airtop
Compulab Airtop
Compulab Airtop
Compulab Airtop
Compulab Airtop

The graphics is provided by an onboard Intel HD Graphics chip, an Nvidia Quadro M4000, an EVGA GeForce GTX 950 SC + -videokaart or another type single slot graphics card. Furthermore, the PC has two internal HDMI 1.4 ports and an integrated DisplayPort 1.2. In the housing holds up to four 2.5 “-HDD or SSDs, m.2 a storage module and a mSATA SSD. Network connections are provided by two Gigabit Ethernet ports, a WiFi 802.11ac module, Bluetooth 4.0 or one of the two optional sim slots. The unit has four USB 3.0 ports and six USB 2.0, three RS232 ports and various audio connections.

The Airtops are available immediately to partners and business customers. Consumers can place orders later in the first quarter. The Airtop DIY comes without CPU and has an MSRP of $ 1128. The server Airtop-S starts at 1810 dollars, the Airtop-G i7 starts at 1968 dollars and the workstation Airtop-W should be available from $ 2999. Euro Prices and delivery times are not yet known.



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