[CentOS] Off-Topic: Low Power Hardware
silvertip257 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 18:15:51 UTC 2013
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 8:40 PM, Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com> wrote:
> On 01/11/2013 06:55 AM, SilverTip257 wrote:
> > I'm in search of some hardware that consumes a low amount of power for
> > as a test-bed for Linux, various coding projects, and LAN services.
> I use the Soekris 6501 fairly extensively. It's available in a much
> smaller than 1U case, or 1U if you prefer:
Oh wow - those 6501s have SATA ports and all.
And it looks like their Atom E6xx CPU  supports Intel VT-x.
> However, Supermicro makes some systems that are probably just as good,
> with two instead of four NICs:
> Once you add RAM to the Supermicro, the two are very similar in cost.
This Supermicro has a BMC card which is nice, but for $400 US I'd really
want Intel VT-x like Karanbir's system has.
The Atom D525 CPU  doesn't have VT support, but has 64-bit support.
This system is still a viable option - Thanks!
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Thank you everyone for your helpful hardware suggestions.
// SilverTip257 //
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