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by dawnpatrol
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:27 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Intel D945GSEJT build in M350 ITX case
Replies: 26
Views: 36597

Throughput speeds...

The speeds aren't bad for how little power it uses. But if you wanna saturate gigabit, I don't think this is the right board. I suspect the board can transfer data much quicker (I have the same hardwre but can't prove it yet): I was chatting to a friend about this today (he is a systems administrat...
by dawnpatrol
Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:09 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Atom energy efficiency champ: Intel D945GSEJT w/ Morex T1610
Replies: 40
Views: 20279

A low power server board?

Thanks for the review. I've had this board for a while as it fulfils my requirement for a low power 24/7 server..I use a 1.5 Tb 3.5 inch drive in a custom case. I searched extensively at the time and the MSI board seems better..with the intel nics..but is twice the price. For a passive solution the ...
by dawnpatrol
Sun Oct 04, 2009 11:59 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Gateway EC1803h: Netbook or Ultra-portable?
Replies: 24
Views: 10870

Got mine yesterday..

I took the plunge and on a business trip to Toronto bought one for my 11 yr old from Futureshop..paid $499 plus tax..which is conveniently below the new uk limit for bringing goods back in to the uk. Beautiful machine..streets ahead of the Atom machines..the case attracts fingerprints but nothing is...
by dawnpatrol
Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: array of custom mini itx cases
Replies: 45
Views: 92251

Why not use a usb dac?

Why not use a usb dac? For music playback latency is not an issue so a usb dac is fine. There is a great thread on diyaudioDOTcom about linux audio and various other threads on dacs. I use ubuntu, mpd and Relaxx as the remote player..works really well. There are other ways of doing it of course but ...
by dawnpatrol
Sat Jul 25, 2009 10:52 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: array of custom mini itx cases
Replies: 45
Views: 92251

How are the operating temps?

Very impressive. Are you using a fan or just passive? (I know you discussed the fan option but it doesn't look as though it is in that final picture) Can you give us some details of software and operating temps you are getting? I have just got the same mb with a 1.5TB drive and 2Gb RAM and am about ...