[quotemsg=10652839,0,1116738]These are aimed squarely at the business, educational, and government markets for things like POS, digital signage, kiosks, thin-clients, and mini-servers, where energy consumption, size, and thermal properties are stronger considerations than your average home gamer/user. I'm happy to see that they are finally including usb3 to take advantage of all the high-speed external storage solutions out there.[/quotemsg]
While the price is a little high (but its new and Intel so that's to be expected.) These are small and cool enough that they could easily be fitted to the bottom of the counter surface. I personally would love to use these over small ff or even micro ATX systems for POS stations, as our current models require a much greater surface area, and additional room for ventilation.