DEEQ CB01 – $289.99/£221 from Banggood (roughly AU$399)
Banggood is at the moment promoting this cone-shaped PC for 40 p.c off its listing value of $480. For the value, you get a Core i7-5500U processor, 8GB of RAM and loads of ports to attach your exterior drives and different USB units. Needless to say the DEEQ CBO1 will take wherever from 10-15 enterprise days to ship.
After the attractive cube PC from Bleu Jour, the wooden triangular PC, meet the non-public pc that’s formed like a … megaphone. Why would anybody construct a PC that appears like a cone? Properly, maybe to enhance air circulation because the advertising literature alludes to.
The one-foot Deeq CB01 is described by its producer as being “environment friendly and enjoyable, useful” in addition to “stuffed with motivation, extra environment friendly”. Nevertheless there’s one factor that’s more likely to get heads turning (for motive) and that’s the value.
At slightly below $300, it is vitally reasonably priced for what it’s, a Core i7 PC; that’s proper! This machine consists of an Intel Core i7-5500U with 8GB of system reminiscence however no storage element. You have to to deliver your personal SSD or onerous disk drive although.
The processor is a laptop computer CPU (with two cores, 4 threads, 4MB cache) and is barely extra highly effective than the Intel Celeron N4100 that powers lots of the entry degree laptops and desktop PCs on the market. Its graphics subsystem nonetheless, the HD Graphics 5500, is barely much less succesful.
Its conical form implies that you gained’t have lots of spare area inside for additional parts. The chassis has the phrases “You by no means strive, you by no means know” written on it whereas a flurry of connectors may be discovered available.
These embrace two audio connectors, 4 USB ports, a VGA connector, a proprietary barrel-type energy port, a HDMI port and an Ethernet LAN port. The Wi-Fi can also be an 802.11ac kind with Bluetooth 4.2.
Keep in mind
- If this product comes from mainland China, it’ll take not less than a month to achieve the UK or the US (and doubtlessly extra). Chances are you’ll be levied a further tax both immediately or by means of the courier.
- If you happen to’ve managed to discover a cheaper product with equal specs, in inventory and model new, tell us and we’ll tip our hat to you.