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The low-price segment is now being called the AM1 platform. It makes it sound like it should be a very old version of AM3, because at least colloquially it will just be called AM1. In reality, that word platform is the kicker here, because the socket is actually called FS1b:
Originally Posted by loftieYou might want to check the socket, Anand has it as FS1b with AMD slides showing it as that as well.
Originally Posted by Harlequinazazel024
that G3220 is a 53watt part not 25watt as kabini is , so for a comparison your looking at atom (which Is slower) or up the amd part to an A series APU.
as for MITX with the feature set your wanting - that's on £100 boards , which will buy an entire AM1 based pc.
Originally Posted by GeorgeKI was using Chrome I think to try to stream youtube and Cyberlink PowerDVD 11 (maybe or perhaps 10) for the blurays... It's now not in my HTPC but is the basis for my backup server.
Here's one for £25 including delivery (free scan delivery cheesecake :D) - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/gigabyte-ga-am1m-s2h-amd-am1-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-pcie-20-d-sub-hdmi-matx
and another for £20 plus delivery (unless we still get a delivery offer from CCL) - http://www.cclonline.com/product/146802/GA-AM1M-S2H/Motherboards/Gigabyte-GA-AM1M-S2H-AMD-AM1-Micro-ATX-Motherboard/MBD1323/
Edit: I'm not sure if this is 'the' Asus board you were talking about but here is an Asus board for ~£25
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