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Re: Anyone tried an Atom 330 with Dragonfly

From: Francois Tigeot <ftigeot@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 15:55:53 +0100


On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 12:24:12PM +0000, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> 	One of my workstations died and I'm looking to replace it, since
> the computing needs are not great I thought it might be nice to use
> something low powered and the dual core Atom 330 looks like a good option.
> 	I'm a little torn between two Asrock boards the A330GC with an
> Intel chipset and the rather newer A330ION with it's faster memory and all
> out more of everything and apparently lower power consumption than the
> lesser Intel chipset.

There's a brand new generation of Atom CPUs out there since this month :


If you can afford to wait a little while, I would recommend to go with an Atom
D510 (330 equivalent: two cores, 2 threads per core).

I'm thinking myself of getting this board soon:


The two gigabit ethernet and 6 sata ports are particularly nice for a small
file server.

Francois Tigeot

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