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There are some really cheap computers out there, if you don't mind being a bit of a computer "gear head". I would probably want to add a little memory to this unit and then run Puppy Limux on it. I suppose I could also replace my old Win 98 retiree and use this as my file server. It would be a lot quieter and take up a lot less space.

Stuff We Like: decTOP $100 personal computer

The decTOP (originally created by AMD) is marketed as a personal internet communicator made specifically for browsing the web. In actuality, decTOP is a fanless personal computer that weighs in at three pounds and runs off of eight watts of power. DecTOP comes without an operating system (though it supports Windows CE and Linux) and although it comes with low level specs (128 MB RAM, 10 GB hard drive, 366 MHz processor), its hard drive and RAM are both upgradeable. DecTOP sells for $100 and includes a mouse and keyboard. If you're looking for a cheap computer for the kiddies, a Linux server, or a computer to run without a head, decTop is a great candidate. Mine will be shipping in 24 to 48 hours!


(Via Lifehacker.)


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Its quite cheap and reliable. It would be a lot quieter and take up a lot less space.

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