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  #1071371 20-Jun-2014 23:30
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Wade: PBTech have some NUC's on special this weekend

pbtech computer sale


Yeah I saw that... seriously thinking about the one on the left side in their email




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  #1094872 24-Jul-2014 12:05
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raytaylor:
meesham: I have one of these as my gateway/firewall, it's been running for about 2 weeks now and has been rock solid.

That looks freaking awesome.

I think we have a solution

How did you get on, Ray?

I ended up ordering one of the above from AliExpress to try out as an HTPC (non-wireless model, without RAM).  For RAM I ordered a 4Gb Kinston SODIMM KVR13S9S8/4.  It's been running for 3 weeks 24/7 with zero issues (re-encoding PVR files for 2-3 hours a day) and the chassis gets just warm enough to feel nice on the hands when coming in from the cold.  I've just emailed the vendor today as I can't find a suitable USB3 driver.




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  #1094877 24-Jul-2014 12:11
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Isnt there just a new version of the R Pi released?

Might be grunty enough?




 


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  #1094884 24-Jul-2014 12:25
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rossmnz: Isnt there just a new version of the R Pi released?

Might be grunty enough?


It's the same processor as before, it's just a minor update with some more USB ports, reduced power usage a couple of other things: http://www.raspberrypi.org/product/model-b-plus/

Edit: I forgot to add that mine's still running fine as well, current uptime is 28 days (guess when I redid my rack).

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  #1094890 24-Jul-2014 12:42
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Thanks for that tip, meesham.  I wouldn't deploy these machines to clients, but for my own use it is just brilliant.  I have had to reboot it once from memory, due to issues with kmttg and java.

I just had a response form the vendor with a link to the driver packs here if you did not already have them:  http://pan.baidu.com/share/link?shareid=4069576340&uk=120633885&third=15#dir/path=%2FDrivers%20Pack 




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  #1095486 25-Jul-2014 10:55
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Dynamic:
How did you get on, Ray?



I ordered one of trademe and installed windows 7
Swapped out the hard drive for an SSD

Very fast... and am very happy.
Thanks so much!!!




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