X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Dectop: a Basic Server for Under $100

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

Need a second computer to run some basic tasks like hosting a website or a file server? Want to spend less than one big bill on it? Then look no further than this compact system from Data Evolution Corporation (DEC).

decTOP compact server

The decTOP computer system was originally released by AMD as a thin personal web browsing appliance, but when DEC acquired this division of the company, they revamped it as an all-around compact server. The system comes with 128MB of RAM, a 10GB hard drive (both of which are expandable), and runs a 333MHz AMD processor. It’s no powerhouse, but more than enough for running a web server or other lightweight applications. It’s got built-in VGA video, Ethernet, a modem, USB and even audio capabilities. The decTOP measures in at just 5.5″ x 8.5″ x 2.5″ and weighs just about three pounds, so you could easily throw one in your suitcase or backpack if you’re looking for portability.

There’s no OS provided for the computer, but JSCO offers this simple tutorial on installing Ubuntu. I’m sure installing other flavors of Unix wouldn’t be difficult either. You can pick up a decTOP from Data Evolution for just $99.

[via Lifehacker]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Freakersneaks Jordan IV Game Boy

Freakersneaks Jordan IV Game Boy

Making an All-wood Bike

Making an All-wood Bike

Advertisement
McLaren Teases Speedtail Hyper-GT, October 26 Reveal

McLaren Teases Speedtail Hyper-GT, October 26 Reveal

Hennessey Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Does 1/4-mile in the 9s

Hennessey Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Does 1/4-mile in the 9s

Bollinger Motors B2 Is a Boxy, All-electric Pickup Truck

Bollinger Motors B2 Is a Boxy, All-electric Pickup Truck