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The G6950 gives you a much better CPU, a full PCI-E 16x slot, just as many SATA oirts
at £125 the Gigabyte board is already expensive (thank Mr Tax Man for the extra fiver), but we doubt it'll be uncompetitive versus other E-350 boards. Others might be tempted by Asus' passively cooled and feature filled-Asus Deluxe E-350 boards, but these are likely to cost even more money.
Originally Posted by Xen0phobiakThat's a pretty interesting review but:
Quote: The G6950 gives you a much better CPU, a full PCI-E 16x slot, just as many SATA oirts
Originally Posted by frontlineThe passively cooled Asus E35M1-M PRO is in stock at overclockers and scan for around £109 inclusive of VAT.
Originally Posted by jrs77Unfortunately there's no AMD-support to be found for Linux, so you can't easily setup Ubuntu+XBMC on these boards.
Nevertheless, AMD managed to release a chip 2 years after intel, with a slight advantage over the Atom+ION platform, but that's just too late too little.
With all the fapping about Intel's Sandy Bridge over the last few months,
Originally Posted by BindibadgiQuote:Originally Posted by frontlineThe passively cooled Asus E35M1-M PRO is in stock at overclockers and scan for around £109 inclusive of VAT.
Nice spot! But it's not mini-ITX though :)
Originally Posted by phuzzSpeaking of this platform and XBMC, does anyone know what the current state of hardware video decoding is on AMD for xbmc on linux? (I realise that the support for this board is probably not there yet).
I've had a bit of a google, but I've not been able to find a list of different hardware that does allow HW acceleration on linux xbmc.
Originally Posted by XyllianI have been waiting for my ASUS E35M1-I Deluxe for over a month now, that has to say something about how attractive these chips are.
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