Dell's mini-desktop launching tomorrow!

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  1. drz01

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    That video disappered from youtube quick
     
  3. Shamus MacNoob

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    Would not want anything Dell anyways
     
  4. LordOfLA

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    their monitors and servers are great :)
     
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    any specs available?
     
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    Official Specifications 4GB of memory Core 2 Duo 320GB of hard drive Wifi-N
    Physically, it is very small: 7.08”(h) x 8.26”(d) x 2.75”(w)
     
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    Complete Review http://reviews.cnet.com/desktops/dell-studio-hybrid/4505-3118_7-33184329.html


    Manufacturer:Dell Inc.
    Part number: DDCGLA3 Processor

    TypeIntel Core 2 Duo 2.1 GHz RAM

    Installed Size2 GB / 4 GB (max)TechnologyDDR2 SDRAMMemory speed667 MHz Storage

    Hard Drive1 x 250 GB - Standard - S-ATA - 5400 Optical Storage

    TypeDVD+/-RW Networking

    Networking10/100 Fast Ethernet - Integrated, Network AdapterWireless LAN SupportedYesCompliant StandardsIEEE 802.11n (draft) Miscellaneous

    Features8-in-1 media card reader Operating System / Software

    OS ProvidedVista Home Premium
     
  8. kcnychief

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    would be even sweeter with a 7200rpm hd and gigabit, but not too shabby
     
  9. sean.ferguson

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    im surprised its missing a gigabit card, not too shabby as a machine tho.
     
  10. madmatt

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    Remove the HDD and upgrade it after market.
     
  11. Shamus MacNoob

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    We use HP servers can't say we have any troubles with them
     
  12. Sazar

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    Maybe it's just me but I fail to see the correlation between small form factor client systems and a server :smoker:
     
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    er... 1u servers are thin too....
     
  14. Shamus MacNoob

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    Was just talking with Lord ... thats all


    You still work for Dell ???? Saz
     
  15. sean.ferguson

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    I like the idea of this, ive always like the Mac Mini but the specs here are slightly better even if it isnt as small.
     
  16. ShepsCrook

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    Nice little system. It completes with Mini-ITX very nicely.
     
  17. Sazar

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    I am not sure of the video card.

    Doesn't seem like it has the hard-ware decoder juice to handle 1080p streams/output.

    Would make a great little system for my entertainment system :D
     
  18. Johnny

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    It has a gigabit network card and hdmi output...
     
  19. Sazar

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    Lovely, that doesn't do jack squat for a person with a full-fledged HTPC outputting to 1080p :)

    Try it with an under-powered graphics card and you'll be lucky to get 10fps with the occasional dropped frame.

    It's pretty bad.

    I've read some people on some sites who have purchased this and are able to output at full resolution and don't experience slow-downs so I suppose it IS being decoded in hardware. I'll keep my fingers crossed because I was thinking of doing this using a higher end processor like the duo-9300.
     
  20. madmatt

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    It would make a great Media Center. Too bad about the video card.