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by bigclaw
Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:54 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2: AMD 690G, Take 2
Replies: 65
Views: 33024

impressive consumption bigclaw - my rig is pretty similar but draws ~10W more. My guess is the non-80+ PSU - a picoPSU would be an obvious replacement :) Thanks. Even with two HDDs and a blower fan installed, this thing can still idle at 30W - 32W. Considering that a typical 350W power supply is mo...
by bigclaw
Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:54 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2: AMD 690G, Take 2
Replies: 65
Views: 33024

Excellent article! Based on it, I built an SFF box that will act as NAS as well as a general-purpose server machine. Here are some preliminary stats: Motherboard: GA-MA74GM-S2 Case: Antec NSK-1380 PSU: supplied with case, Antec AR-350 350W (80-plus certified) CPU: AMD 5050e (cheaper than the 4850e a...