Fujitsu Siemens Computers has unveiled the first dedicated "green PC" for consumers in the UK.

Shown at IFA, the Green Edition SCALEO PC runs software purposely developed to reduce power consumption and meets the United States Environmental Protection Agency's stringent Energy Star 4.0 guidelines for energy efficiency.

The PC also features a "green" manufactured internal circuit board, reducing the size of its carbon footprint.

Spec-wise, the Green Edition features an Intel Pentium Dual Core processor, 1GB RAM working memory, a 160GB hard disk, a multinorm DVD writer with Double Layer support, an 11-in-1 card reader for all the usual card formats and runs Windows Vista Home Premium operating system.

The SCALEO PC Green Edition will go on sale from October 2007 with prices around £349.