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by Magsy
Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:42 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Asus C8HM70-I/HDMI motherboard (Celeron 847)
Replies: 11
Views: 23229

Re: Asus C8HM70-I/HDMI motherboard (Celeron 847)

Thanks very much for coming back with those figures! Personally a massive disappointment, double the wattage of the Intel NUC and right on a DQ77 board with an i3 etc (Huge price difference aside) I was hoping these would be 10-15w, I've wasted a lot of money on fancy mobile itx boards and processor...
by Magsy
Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:33 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Asus C8HM70-I/HDMI motherboard (Celeron 847)
Replies: 11
Views: 23229

Re: Asus C8HM70-I/HDMI motherboard (Celeron 847)

Very interested to know the power draw on this, please let us know when you have a chance :D
by Magsy
Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:55 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: MicroATX Socket-P motherboard?
Replies: 81
Views: 31758

[quote="wywywywy"] Ha... so that was you!! I was trying to buy the last one from this seller, but as I was trying to make my final decision, the last one was sold! And since then I've been searching forever. Wanna sell me yours? :D[/quote Sorry! :D They have many more for sale now and I'd recommend ...
by Magsy
Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: MicroATX Socket-P motherboard?
Replies: 81
Views: 31758

I have a matx GM965 Socket P board with 4Gb ram and a T8300. I am using it as a server and with a Perc 6i SAS controller, 4xWD 1Tb drives and an Intel PCIe nic. I am only drawing 60-65w from the wall at idle, 80-85w under load. I have an older Seasonic 330w PSU, don't remember the exact model but it...
by Magsy
Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:43 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Speed of Gigabit LAN - any differences onboard vs PCI(e) ?
Replies: 18
Views: 11865

It is probably just the OS, even with server class hardware and a Cisco 3750 switch I never used to see much over 40-50mb/s on Win2k3/XP Vista and Win2k8 support SMB 2 for sharing which is much much faster. With 2008 server on the server and Vista on the client I'm now running 100mb/s+ with a PCI In...
by Magsy
Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Tips for a power efficient web & backup server
Replies: 14
Views: 4282

I and probably hundreds of thousands of others have run 'home' servers on regular ram for years with no issues. It may not be right and we may have errors but if so I am not detecting them. In my case I am running Windows 2003 AD, Exchange 2003, HTTP/FTP servers and many other services. I have two R...
by Magsy
Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Calling All Dell DA-2/Y2515 Owners!
Replies: 2
Views: 1282

This may not be your issue but I used large gauge wire and kept the PSU a very short distance (just 8 inches of cable) from my machine. This raised the 12v line by about a third of a volt. When you pass low voltage but high current over a distance you loose some voltage, this is why the stock Dell c...
by Magsy
Sat Mar 08, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Power draw with E8200 and P5E-VM HDMI?
Replies: 7
Views: 3931

Wow, I think that is a good result. I've been hoping I can use the E8xxx in my next server to replace an aging Pentium M and it looks like I can. I have a low power HTPC, Aopen i945gm mobile chipset motherboard with a T5300 Core 2 Duo, 4Gb ram, a 2.5" drive and a Pico PSU. I'm using about 40w at idl...
by Magsy
Tue Jan 22, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Alternative to GA-G33M-S2H
Replies: 23
Views: 9028

A few stores are showing it as available in 2-4weeks... (froogle) You have no room in the case for a real card or ADD2 hdmi riser? I'm in a simlar boat but it seems that even with some of these better onboard solutions you have to throw large amounts of CPU at it for a smooth decode, it becomes wast...
by Magsy
Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:27 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: short less deep optical drives; which brands and models?
Replies: 8
Views: 2909

Liteon are mostly short but when I needed one I went to an OEM shop and measured a whole bunch of drives. Shortest was a Samsung, I seem to remember it measured a little under the quoted 170mm.
by Magsy
Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:10 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Green power audio server- final comments before I buy please
Replies: 15
Views: 3940

Ah, so you are using tidy kit then :p Been looking for a DA-10 myself, just too many other projects on the go. If you have drives then I guess it does not hurt to use them as planned. I actually spin my drive down and use everything from the network, I have two Nexus Real Silent fans @ 7v, I cannot ...
by Magsy
Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Green power audio server- final comments before I buy please
Replies: 15
Views: 3940

I have just done something similar but used a 1.8ghz Pentium Mobile and a Pico PSU. I'm running passive with a cooler from an old Dell, foobar even with src won't really be pushing it hard - it will stay pretty cool. I'm also running a DVB-t card and a DVD drive along with a temporary Nvidia FX5200....