Notice: Undefined index: article1753 in /www/hardwaresecrets/article.php on line 5 The Do-It-Yourself All-In-One Computer Standard from Intel | Hardware Secrets
Hardware Secrets
Home | Camera | Case | CE | Cooling | CPU | Input | Memory | Mobile | Motherboard | Networking | Power | Storage | Video | Other
Content
Articles
Editorial
First Look
Gabriel’s Blog
News
Reviews
Tutorials
Main Menu
About Us
Awarded Products
Datasheets
Dictionary
Download
Drivers
Facebook
Links
Manufacturer Finder
Newsletter
RSS Feed
Test Your Skills
Twitter
Newsletter
Subscribe today!
Recommended
INTEL Loop L5 AIO chassis for DIY - CAP08LOOPAIO
INTEL Loop L5 AIO chassis for DIY - CAP08LOOPAIO, by (Intel), starting at $295.00


Home » Other
The Do-It-Yourself All-In-One Computer Standard from Intel
Author: Gabriel Torres 15,843 views
Type: Articles Last Updated: March 27, 2013
Page: 1 of 3
Introduction

All-in-one computers, also known as AIO, are systems built inside the same case as the video monitor, designed to remove clutter from your desk. The problem so far is that parts for all-in-one computers are not standardized, meaning that each manufacturer uses its own design and choice of components, which may not be compatible with an all-in-one from another manufacturer. To solve this problem, Intel is leading the industry in creating a standard for all-in-one components. This way, parts designed for one system will fit in another, making the life of AIO manufacturers easier. This standard also allows users to build their own all-in-one computers from scratch.

One of such systems that follows Intel’s guidelines is the Loop LP-2150, which is a “barebone” all-in-one computer with a 21.5” screen (hence the model number). We will take a look at this system to see exactly what are the new standards proposed by Intel. This system consists only of the LCD screen and the chassis where the computer will be built, which includes a memory card reader, two USB ports, audio jacks, a pair of speakers, the Wi-Fi antenna, and the electronics for the video monitor. The system also includes a stand and an external power supply. All other components must be bought separately.

Let’s first take a look at the exterior of the Loop LP-2150 and, on the next page, what makes this all-in-one different from other ones available on the market today.

Loop LP-2150
click to enlarge
Figure 1: Loop LP-2150

Loop LP-2150
click to enlarge
Figure 2: Loop LP-2150

Loop LP-2150
click to enlarge
Figure 3: Loop LP-2150

Loop LP-2150
click to enlarge
Figure 4: Loop LP-2150

Opening the Loop LP-2150 is very easy, as there are only five screws on its back.

Loop LP-2150
click to enlarge
Figure 5: Location of the screws

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark Article Page 1 of 3  | Next »

Related Content
  • ECS H67H2-I Motherboard
  • Streacom FC8 Fanless Case Review
  • ASRock Z77E-ITX Motherboard
  • Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH Motherboard
  • Gigabyte C847N Motherboard

  • RSSLatest Content
    ASRock Z97 Anniversary Motherboard
    December 16, 2014 - 4:27 AM
    Gigabyte H81M-S2PH Motherboard
    December 12, 2014 - 3:05 AM
    Aerocool Dead Silence Case Review
    December 2, 2014 - 3:00 AM
    NZXT S340 Case Review
    November 27, 2014 - 3:45 AM
    AMD A4-5000 CPU Review
    November 26, 2014 - 3:10 AM
    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Tablet Review
    November 25, 2014 - 3:00 AM
    ASUS X99-PRO Motherboard
    November 5, 2014 - 3:00 AM
    ASRock QC5000-ITX Motherboard
    November 4, 2014 - 3:00 AM
    Gigabyte X99-UD3 Motherboard
    October 30, 2014 - 8:30 AM







    2004-14, Hardware Secrets, LLC. All rights reserved.
    Advertising | Legal Information | Privacy Policy
    All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST, GMT -08:00)