[CentOS] Off-Topic: Low Power Hardware
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Mon Jan 14 23:05:15 UTC 2013
I would advise against using any cobalt hardware for anything even remotely
useful anymore. Other than the R550, everything else is so old as to be
On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 5:54 PM, Natxo Asenjo <natxo.asenjo at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:03 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>
> > On 1/14/2013 7:24 AM, Phil Dobbin wrote:
> >> Looking at the specs for N40Ls though put me off because they're rated
> >> at 150W. Or am I missing something here?
> > that may be the PSU rating, but 55W active is more typical, and thats
> > with 4 3TB 7200rpm SATA drives.
> > btw, those AMD Neo CPUs are no slouches, they seem quite a bit faster
> > than the equivalent Intel Atom processors.
> > I have a N40L with 8GB ram and 4 x 3TB running FreeNAS off a 4GB USB
> > stick (internal), runs quite nicely. 8.1TB (binary) usable with ZFS
> > raidz... its functioning as my home SMB and Media server, I get a
> > consistent 80MB/second reading/writing large files from a windows
> > desktop -> freeNAS using windows file sharing over gigE, thats about as
> > good as it gets (the SATA drive on my desktop formatted NTFS probably
> > isn't much faster).
> +1 on the setup. ,I have it with 10GB ram (I found out that this ram
> block: Corsair XMS3 CMX8GX3M1A1333C9 also works in the HP N40L, so in
> theory you could go to 16GB ram, 8GB cost me €30).
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