Gentoo Archives: gentoo-pr

From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: gentoo-pr@l.g.o
Cc: gwn-feedback@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pr] Cheap, eco-friendly computer runs Gentoo
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 05:58:53
Message-Id: 469B0904.6090506@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-pr] Cheap, eco-friendly computer runs Gentoo by Donnie Berkholz
Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS9073106297.html > > "A New York City based start-up is readying a silent, low-cost, > Linux-based computing appliance said to burn an order of magnitude less > power than traditional PCs. The Zonbu Zonbox runs Gentoo Linux and two > dozen open source applications on a Via C7 processor clocked at 1.2GHz." > > "It consumes 15 Watts (average), or 131 kW/year, generating about 97 > pounds of CO2 emissions, according to Zonbu. ... A standard PC, in > comparison, consumes 175 Watts on average, or 1,533 kW/year."
An article about this made it into the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/16/technology/16cheap.html Perhaps our first mention there... Thanks, Donnie

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