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    News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini

    A better all-round proposition than Intel Bay Trail?
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    Re: News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini

    Although it says that perhaps a different format could be better I'd imagine someone would come along very shortly as integrating am SoC should be easy!
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    Re: News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini



    There is something slightly weird with seeing a USB3 port and a parallel port sitting next to each other.
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    Re: News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini

    After a quick thought though this would make an excellent nas4free box. If you needed extra capacity a nice PCI-E card would be a nice addition
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    Re: News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    After a quick thought though this would make an excellent nas4free box. If you needed extra capacity a nice PCI-E card would be a nice addition
    I would that thought that having only two SATA ports might be a problem unless you fancy software RAID0/1 only. Anything more than a two disk setup means you've got to budget for an external disk controller, (yes I know you can get those for a little as £10/port these days). At least it's got PCI and PCI-E so you've got a choice.

    Maybe make a nice low powered media centre, (or NAS once you've added those extra disk ports).
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    Re: News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini

    Exactly...plenty of power and you can boot from USB thus keeping the 2 SATA ports free
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    Re: News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini

    Hmmm, I think I'll wait a bit before building that HTPC now!
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    Re: News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini

    Looks like the AM1 socket has a new heatsink mount, does anyone know what's the mounting hardware like?

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    Re: News - AMD introduces AM1 platform - user-upgradeable Kabini

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    After a quick thought though this would make an excellent nas4free box. If you needed extra capacity a nice PCI-E card would be a nice addition
    A cheap FM2 board can get you 6 or 8 sata ports out of the box, and the 2 core FM2 CPUs are really cheap.

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