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ECS KBN-I/2100 AMD E1-2100 Dual Core processor Mini ITX Motherboard/CPU/VGA Combo
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggs Good for low-power server, Realtek NIC PITA 02/12/2014

This review is from: ECS KBN-I/2100 AMD E1-2100 Dual Core processor Mini ITX Motherboard/CPU/VGA Combo

Pros: Low Power: with Pico PSU, 250GB 2.5 inch HDD, 4 GB memory, idle power around 13W, loaded power around 20W.

Cons: Realtek NIC (RTL8111/8168B) setup is painful under Debian. Debian Wheezy installed r8169 by default, which does not work at all, so I was not able to use net install. Installed from ISO file then compiled the driver downloaded from Realtek (r8168-8.037.00.tar.bz2). Black-listed r8169 and activated r8168, and was able to get the computer online.

But there are still issues: when using "ping", the response is not steady -- it can be 1ms or about 1 second. When copying files from a Windows 7 PC via samba, the read/write is fast (speed can be around 50 MB/s), but video playback is choppy/stuttering.

Previously I was using a Seagate Dockstar with Debian installed, the ping time is short and the read/write speed is around 20 MB/s, and the video playback is smooth.

Other Thoughts: Configuration:
Motherboard: ECS KBN-I/2100
HDD: Samsung 250 GB 2.5 inch HDD
Memory: 1 x 4 GB DDR3
OS: Debian Wheezy
Server for: SSH, OpenVPN, Samba, Asterisk

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GELID Solutions Slim Silence 775 75mm Ball CPU Cooler
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Low profile. Fits Zotac 9300 mini-itx in a M350 case. Also cools the chipset a little bit. Very quiet as long as the fan doesn’t spin up.

Cons: It is loud at full speed. In my case, the fan is running at the full speed and the noise is obvious. A Silverstone NT07 produces much less noise at the full speed, and cools the CPU better. With Gelid Slim Silence 775 and 26°C ambient, the CPU idles at 42°C and goes above 70°C when fully loaded; with NT07 and 26°C ambient, the CPU idles at 38°C and stays around 56°C when fully loaded.

Other Thoughts: My configuration:
MB: Zotac 9300 Wifi mini-itx
CPU: Pentium E5200
Case: M350
PSU: 120W PicoPSU + 102W AC/DC adaptor
Memory: 2 x 2GB DDR2 PC6400

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