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Given all the buzz surrounding Intel's new Santa Rosa platforms for laptops, it seemed like it was only a matter of time before some company would get the bright idea of re-purposing it for use in a pint-sized desktop PC. From the looks of it, AOpen is the first to go that route (though we somehow...

May 25th 2007 at 11:02am 0 Comments
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AOpen's miniPC has come a long way since their first-gen crack at a miniature PC. The new MP945-VDR miniPC Duo builds upon the MP945-VXR platform by slamming the Vista OS, dual-channel DDR2 memory (4GB max), 6x USB 2.0 ports, and a beefier power supply into an all black chassis. Otherwise, nothing e...

February 9th 2007 at 9:26am 0 Comments
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CNET put AOpen's MiniPC Duo MP945-V through their usual tough testing regimen and came away mightily impressed, saying it's "the clone that comes closest to the nearly flawless Mac Mini." They especially dug the speedy Core Duo processor, multiple video output options, and the fact that it's not m...

May 30th 2006 at 7:51pm 0 Comments