The Aleutia R50 is the first Skylake PC based around Intel’s NUC kits, it is a complete system computing kit. The case is cut from a single slab of aluminum, with copper in the midsection to spread heat away from the CPU.
On the other hand, nixing the fan does reduce power consumption. Compared to a typical tower PC, Aleutia estimates a savings of between 15 pounds and 60 pounds per year based on U.K. home energy costs.
Aleutia R50 specs include dual Mini DisplayPort outputs (with up to 4K resolution), four USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet, an IR receiver, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. The system ships with either Windows 10 or Ubuntu, and comes with a five-year warranty.
The fanless design doesn’t come cheap:
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