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Dunno why this took so long to dawn on me, but here we have 1.2GHz, quad core, 64-bit, computer with wifi, bluetooth, multiple USB ports, and ethernet.

And it is PASSIVELY cooled!




> And it is PASSIVELY cooled!

So is every phone. The fact that it's $35 is the impressive part.


Yeah i know. But most phones have barely a single micro-USB port.


You can get passively cooled netbooks with an Intel chip now. Mine's a Celeron N2840. Runs okay for everyday use.


The new macbook is passively cooled.


It's also thermally throttled heavily.


You can get Intel-based passively cooled computers with those features from Compulab. They cost a lot more than $35, though.




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