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by gsmithsa
Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: AMD 785G/240e V Intel i3
Replies: 32
Views: 15755

truckid:

Here's another option re lowish power H55 boards:

ASUS P7H55-M PRO

http://lime-technology.com/forum/index. ... 4#msg49964
by gsmithsa
Fri Mar 19, 2010 1:41 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: AMD 785G/240e V Intel i3
Replies: 32
Views: 15755

GaryRW wrote: I think the HDD may have gone to idle mode - just dropped to 33w...
& now the monitor has just switched off and down to 30w :) (as it'll spend most of its time as a monitor off NAS box)

Edit: only 2w in s3 sleep as well
That's great !

What OS are you planning on using for your NAS ?
by gsmithsa
Fri Mar 05, 2010 4:35 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: AMD 785G/240e V Intel i3
Replies: 32
Views: 15755

Re: Gigabyte GA-H55M-USB3 ?

So it looks like it was going to be the Gigabyte GA-H55M-UD2H MB, but for abit more I can get the following : Gigabyte GA-H55M-USB3 I'm thinking it’s better to future proof and get a couple of USB3 ports, but again, it comes down to how much extra power this MB uses. If significantly more (20w+) ...
by gsmithsa
Thu Mar 04, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: AMD 785G/240e V Intel i3
Replies: 32
Views: 15755

Re: AMD 785G/240e V Intel i3

Just as I got ready to order my components, I have been reading the merits of Intel i3/i5 and how power efficient they are and now not sure if I should go down Intel i3 route. I'm looking to build an nearly always on NAS/File server (WoL, Suspend to RAM S3), primarily running ps3media server and sq...