Datamate Buddy: A smart nut

It doesn't have to be always a Notebook. A tidier Desk, on the only the keyboard, mouse and Monitor, also has its charm. Desktop computers not only allow the i

Datamate Buddy: A smart nut

It doesn't have to be always a Notebook. A tidier Desk, on the only the keyboard, mouse and Monitor, also has its charm. Desktop computers not only allow the individual selection of input devices and Monitor, but also have the plus point, to be the most easily expandable and repairable. Or are you a piece of jewelry on or under the Desk as the of us are some time-tested Buddy of the Mainz manufacturer Datamate.

The case of the Buddy was made of walnut wood, which is, in turn, from European forests, and of a German carpenter, operating processes had been, says Datamate. The surfaces are processed with Hartölen, and the glue is free of solvents. If you like, you can make surcharge its name or Logo in the case of milling.

The device measures only 18.5 × 16,5 × 11 inches and can be placed easily, for example, under a large Monitor. The side of each of the four ventilation are incorporated in slots in the wood, you should not make the Box so it is upright. The front of the 1.8 kg light machine is made of aluminum, here are the on - off switch as well as two USB Ports and jacks for audio input and output housed.

the Rear of the Buddy can be opened and Sockets for the connection of further peripheral once Displayport, HDMI, VGA and Ethernet, as well as two conventional USB. On the back you have to plug in the two antennas of the W-Lan module. The USB type-C port on the front supports, unfortunately, no Thunderbolt, and back, we would have liked to see USB type-C for the connection of the power supply. Instead, the chunky power supply comes with a proprietary plug.

as regards the technical equipment and configuration, the manufacturer promises that you can draw on unlimited resources. Up to 32 gigabytes of memory and four terabytes of SSD in the enclosure, there are two 2.5-inch bays.

On the website is exactly stated, a configuration that brings to the table for 1200 Euro, eight gigabytes of RAM, and a 500-Gigabyte M2 SSD from Samsung or Western Digital, as well as an older Core i5Prozessor of the seventh Generation. Currently, a processor of the tenth Generation would be. Also in the case of Bluetooth and W-Lan you have to compromise on the latest Standards and gets Bluetooth 4.0 and a W-Lan module with 802.11 ac.

In this price class, it is expected Windows 10 Pro, it is not only Windows 10 Home standard. However, Windows was playing on our computer clean up, here, there is nothing to complain about. In everyday use, you should be happy that the Buddy works as good as always, silent. Under full load, only a faint whisper at the back to hear and feel a warm air current.

Updated Date: 01 August 2020, 05:19

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