Options for a new computer include the new UCFF (ultra compact form factor) using Intel’s Haswell chips which will greatly reduce the power consumption down to 65W compared to some of my current computers requiring 200-250W.
These are “bare bones” kits which require you to provide the primary “hard drive”, OS, and other options as necessary.
Both Intel and Gigabyte will have versions out soon which support 2.5 drive:
Intel NUC D54250WYKH:
Link on setting up an Intel NUC: www.legitreviews.com/intel-nuc-kit-d54250wyk-review-the-nuc-gets-haswell-power_124251/3
|Can be turned on with IR remote|
|Requires installation of wifi and bluetooth which also mean installation of the antennae|