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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Cheap, eco-friendly computer runs Gentoo
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 22:58:28 -0700
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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