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#272297 18-Jun-2020 13:22
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Planning to build my first pfSense router, looking for a mini ITX motherboard to suit a 4th gen or 6th/7th gen i5 CPU (I already have RAM and a 4 port Gigabit interface, and probably a CPU)

Located in Palmerston North, ideally somewhere local but happy to pay for shipping if need be.


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  #2507450 18-Jun-2020 14:04
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Depends on how much you want to spend.

 

I have a asrock mother board with a core i5 6500 in it.

 

https://www.asrock.com/MB/Intel/B250M%20Pro4/index.asp

 

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/88184/intel-core-i5-6500-processor-6m-cache-up-to-3-60-ghz.html

 

 

 

$300 excluding shipping. (don't want to seperate cpu and mb)





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  #2507453 18-Jun-2020 14:10
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As nice as that is, it's a bit overboard for what I need. Thanks though!

 
 
 
 


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  #2507596 18-Jun-2020 16:49
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I've got a Gigabyte H97N-WIFI mini ITX with a 4th gen i3 CPU on it and 8GB DDR3 RAM.

 

https://www.gigabyte.com/nz/Motherboard/GA-H97N-WIFI-rev-10#ov

 

The board has dual GB LAN ports so perfect for pfsense. :)

 

I too would like to sell it all together as a working setup.

 

$250 plus shipping from Oamaru.




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  #2507599 18-Jun-2020 16:54
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Once again thanks for the offer, but I have actually just this minute managed to find a 2nd gen board to go with a CPU and RAM I have lying around!


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