NextComputing's new Radius EX-B workstation-in-a-box looks like it could double as a weapon in a pinch, allowing you to dish out some blunt-force trauma should the need arise. Whether or not it would withstand that kind of abuse is anyone's guess, but its real purpose is to provide a traditional desktop workstation or server in a portable form factor complete with an internal battery that NextComputing claims will keep the system running at full load for over 2 hours.
That's pretty impressive considering the hardware. The Radius EX-B comes loaded with:
NextComputing envisions Radius EX-B owners working in industries like military intelligence, oil and gas exploration, digital video production, and networking testing requiring high performance hardware like full-powered CPUs, high-end 3D graphics, high-speed RAID storage, and PCI expansion.
"When trying to run these applications in the field, these users are often forced to choose between large, non-mobile systems like a tower or rack-mount server that gives them the performance they require, or scale their application down to run on a laptop for mobility," NextComputing explains. "NextComputing solives this problem with the Radius EX-B. Like all NextComputing portables, the briefcase-like Radius EX-B is designed to offer true workstation and server performance in a compact, all-in-one package that is easy to transport and set up."
No word on price, though if something like this floats your boat, you can request a quote here .
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