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    Best low power cpu

    I am setting up a home server and would like to know best cpu motherboard for low power consumption. Was looking at amd 5000+ EE but open to any suggestions.

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    Re: Best low power cpu

    I'd go with the X2, but either of these are plenty powerful enough: http://products.amd.com/en-us/Deskto...t]&id=89&id=65
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    Re: Best low power cpu

    The X2 5050e is supposed to have low power comsumption. What about the dual core version of the Intel Atom??

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    Re: Best low power cpu

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    The X2 5050e is supposed to have low power comsumption. What about the dual core version of the Intel Atom??
    I've heard of the dual core atom but where can i buy that from?

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    Re: Best low power cpu

    linitx.com sells some atom boards.
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    Re: Best low power cpu

    Quote Originally Posted by rob4001 View Post
    I've heard of the dual core atom but where can i buy that from?
    Just look for the Atom 330. The atoms come soldered onto a motherboard.

    Here are some places which sell the Atom 330 integrated onto a basic Intel motherboard:

    http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Product...ource=googleps

    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/152176

    http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx?quicklinx=5DD3

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    Re: Best low power cpu

    Thanks this looks a good option, are the any good cases psu's for this setup.

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