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    Ultra Small Form Factor PCs

    Looking at, for budget reasons, replacing ageing teacher computers with USFF units and using existing Monitors, keyboards an mice

    @VeryPC do one which I am getting a unit sent out to try which can have surprisingly good specs (upto i7 and 16gb ram, SSD etc) but just wondered if anyone has experience of using these any other suggestions, I have seen Dell, Lenovo and Viglen have them.

    Any one used as a teacher classroom PC?

    Cheers

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    Hi mate,

    I can give you a price on the Zoostorm, Novatech and Fujitsu models that meet this spec

    Luke

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    if you are super tight for budget @ICTDirect_Dave do the HP dc7900 with 4gb of ram and a 160gb hdd for £150
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    I might be able to get you some nice refrub USFFs with i5 CPUs and pleny of RAM.

    Let me know if you want me to drop you some pricing and warranty info.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    if you are super tight for budget @ICTDirect_Dave do the HP dc7900 with 4gb of ram and a 160gb hdd for £150
    Why thanku sir!

    I do of course have a full selection of excellent budget SFF machines, ranging from £90 upto £325

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    Currently got a Novatech PockIt i3 unit on eval. Its tiny and comes with Vesa bracket to mount on the back of the monitor. Coupled with a 120gb ssd it certainly is giving a similar desktop machine a run for its money.

    Still playing at present but looks good.

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    Look at tier1online.com
    They do some great refurb kit at good prices. I've just paid £100 each for some DC7900's and 19" tft's for £30 each

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    We have only Dell Optplex 790 & 7010's USSF PC's in school. They are used by everyone and are great. Very Very reliable, cannot recommend them enough.

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    Hi @FragglePete, sorry to hijack but always interested in threads where products are being evaluated; what are the chances of sweet talking you into trying the VeryPC Nano Silent, our Intel NUC (Novatech Pockit) replacement? I can send you some information first. Cheers, Col

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    We've had Fujitsu Q510's here in our library, which we've installed onto the back of monitors. Seems to be working well so far, with the only issues being the things falling off the back. (Extra long cable ties on order to help secure them)

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    I can give a thumbs up to the dc7900's - I bought about 200 of them a number of years ago.

    The only issue is that the cable covers suffer from small child with itchy finger syndrome; oh yeah, and they came with ps2 mice and keyboards as standard!

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    Have a look at the Gigabyte Brix & Zotax Zbox too, lots of options there for USFF PCs

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    Chat to Stone as (unlike Very PC) they reply to their sales enquiries.

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    Hey Rob,

    If you haven't had a response, drop me an email and I'll be happy to give you a quote on VeryPC kit

    Luke


    Sent from my iPhone using EduGeek mobile app

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    Im a one chance to impress kinda guy so they lost out with me...

    Anyway back to OT. You looked at the intel small form factors?

    Intel D34010WYK3 Core i3 4010U 1.7GHz NUC Barebone | Ebuyer.com

    I know stone sell these preconfigured. I have one in the office and its a powerful little thing (various ones available).

    Oh... and the box sings too

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