Its name rather betrays what the Dell OptiPlex 160 Tiny Desktop Computer is. You guessed it, it's a desktop computer that is, as it happens, pretty small. Think of it as a business-orientated Eee Box. As such Dell oddly enough suggests the OptiPlex 160 is "designed for space-constrained offices."
That Eee Box similarity extends inside the OptiPlex 160, too. Just take a look at the specs:
- 1.6GHz Intel Atom 230 (dual-core Atom options from next year)
- Up to 4GB DDR2 667MHz RAM
- 80GB, 160GB hard drive, 20GB or 64GB SSD
- Optional external DVD drive
- 87 per cent efficient PSU
- Windows Vista and XP options.
With its tiny 2.09kg weight and equally small 47mm x 229mm x 225mm (WxHxD) dimensions the OptiPlex 160 is, Dell reckons, equally and ideally suited to being laid flat on a desk, stood vertically or even mounted behind a monitor that has a VESA-mount.
Prices start from £329 ex. VAT and spiral upwards as more options are added (£250-odd for a 64GB SSD anyone?).