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If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

www.linuxtech.net/reviews/intel_DN2800MT_cedarview_atom_power_draw.html

Total power draw 10W to 11W. You can put a mSATA SSD in one of the slots for a fully embedded system on one board... It doesn't even need a case if you put it on a non conductive backplate and install that backplate on a DIN rail in a NEMA4/IP66 box.

pre-install the OS and get it configured with the right IP address for SSH access, leave it plugged into DC power and an Ethernet interface. the onboard intel gigabit ethernet is nice.

the board itself with onboard CPU is only $98, so the totals are like:

$98 for the board

$11 for 2GB of RAM
www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148365

$40 for a basic 32GB mSATA MLC SSD:
www.buy.com/pr/product.aspx?sku=229859009&sellerid=24810384
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

Cool ! Can I run a full duplex color laser printer off it ?
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

Dual Core Atom. Not bad.

Actually I have about a dozen uses I can think of for this thing.
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

It's got more oomph than my home PC. LMAO.
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

Nice find walrus I can think of so many applications for this
remote headless server unifi installations comes to mind right off the bat

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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

www.mini-box.com/Atom

This site sells several flavors of the ATOMS at very reasonable prices.
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

We use one of the mini-box Jetway boards with a 3 port gigE daughter card as our edge router. Voyage Linux. Works great! 5 gigE ports total.
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

I use these small atom boards with this case:

www.habeyusa.com/products_show.php?id=344#Menu=ChildMenu130

Its tiny and it has a 12 dc-dc power supply.
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

checkout www.e-itx.com
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

those are really bad prices compared to the same mini-itx (170x170mm standard) boards and chassis available from newegg, directron and other x86 online parts stores.
for example:
www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007583%20600006318&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&Order=...
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

Would a raspberry pi do the job for you?
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Re: If anyone is looking for a really low-power Linux system to leave at tower sites

totally different class of system if you look at the specs... one is ARM and has 256MB of fixed RAM (and isn't available yet), the other is a dual core/quad threaded intel CPU with a real motherboard and is available.
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