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Acer today announced that it's now offering its AC100 micro-server commercially in the U.S. The AC100 attempts to squeeze server class performance and features into a compact footprint that's relatively affordable at just $999 (MSRP). Some of the key features include an Intel Xeon E3-1260L (standard), Core i3, or Pentium series processor; up to 8TB of storage with RAID support; 16GB of memory; four 3.5-inch hot-pluggable hard drive bays; six USB ports; a PCI-E x8 slot; and video and eSATA ports. The AC100 also boasts a high-efficiency 200W 80 Plus power supply and is purportedly easy to service... Read more...
It's a Toshiba kind of day, isn't it? In celebration of the company's 25th anniversary in the notebook business, the company is using the AC100 as their grand finale. And what a finale it is. This is the first smartbook we've seen come to light in quite a few months, and the promises held here are just astounding. Described as a "smart companion" machine, the AC100 is one of the smallest, most powerful laptops to date. It uses a clamshell form factor and has an "always-on" capability that makes it perfect for stop-and-go Web browsing and e-mailing. The unit can reportedly remain in standby mode... Read more...