Tiny Green PC offer a range of mini PCs to suit all budgets and performance requirements.
At the top-end is the Tiny Green PC Intense PC2, which is powered by an Intel i7 5th-gen processor, and comes with the following system requirements:
The price for this system is a cool €1,700.40.
At $9, C.H.I.P. is a perfect demonstration of how cheap computing has become. You get what would only a few years ago have been desktop power on a tiny board.
4-Gigabit Ethernet Ports in the palm of your hand.
Prices starting from: $1,190.
Mac mini is an affordable way to get a Mac, and the entire computer is only 7.7-inch-square. Just connect your own display, keyboard, and mouse, and you're ready to rock.
Prices starting from $499 for the following spec:
A credit-card sized computer that is becoming a big hitter in the IoT and educational space. And given that it's priced at only $35, it's easy to see why it's so popular.
The latest version is the Raspberry Pi 3 model B and features the following spec:
The Raspberry Pi gets even smaller, in both size and price. At only $5, this is almost a disposable computer, and yet is has enough power to handle many IoT or homebrew projects.
Despite the size, there's room for a microSD card slot, mini HDMI port, and micro USB data port.
A coin-sized Linux computer that is totally open-source, and costs $20. This is a small, low-cost, totally open-source (both the hardware and software) computer that's ideal for projects such as IoT or building your own custom router.
A Windows 10 computer that can fit into your pocket. All you need is display that has an HDMI port and some wireless peripherals and you're ready to go!
Priced at around $99.
At $155 this is a bit pricier than many other small computers, but it does come with beefier specs to allow it to cope with more demanding tasks.
If you want to take Google's Chrome OS for a whirl, then why not pick up a palm-sized Chromebox, such as this Asus Chromebox. Starting at around $150, these represent excellent value for money.
Like tiny computers, but hate the fact that there's no way to upgrade them? The Acer Revo Build might be the system for you. You add to this system by snapping on new parts, such as the optional storage or graphics modules.
For $179 you get:
The Parallella computer is a high performance, credit card sized computer based on the Epiphany multi-core chips from Adapteva. Starting at $99, the Parallella can be used as a standalone computer, an embedded device or as a component in a scaled out parallel server cluster.
For those of you looking for a small Linux system, the MintBox Mini might be just what you are looking for. At $295 it's not cheap, but you do get quite a decent spec:
The PixelPro features a i.MX6Q Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 running at 1.0 GHz, with 2D and 3D GPUs and an embedded 2GB 64-bit DDR3 RAM, which means that it is capable of running rich multimedia applications, embedded web servers, digital entertainment systems, industrial control systems, and high definition video.
At $129.95, the PixelPro is not cheap, but you get a lt of power for the cash.
A cheap, $23 quad-core powered board that's ideally suited for hobbyists.
A $40 Arduino that's idea for integration into a commercial or industrial product.
The NanoPC-T3 is the bigger brother of the NanoPi 2 Fire, and features an octa-core processor which has enough power for commercial and industrial applications.
At around $92, the Intel name doesn't come cheap, but this Arduino-compatible board is turning out to be a popular choice.
The easiest way to create internet-connected devices - no programming, soldering or wiring required. IFTTT support allows it to connect with any web service, like Facebook, Gmail and Twitter, or hardware like NEST and Philips HUE.
All for just $59.95.
The ODROID-C2 is a 64-bit quad-core single board computer that is one of the most cost-effective 64-bit development boards available in the ARM world (it costs about $40).
The Raspberry Pi Zero is half the size of a Model A+ Pi, but with twice the utility. A tiny Raspberry Pi that, at $5, is affordable enough for any project!