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Old 21st Jan 2013, 11:16   #2
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Shopping list, core system



The Processor

Intel Core i3-3225 Processor (3M Cache, 3.30 GHz)

DualCore
Native DDR3 1600MHz support
55W TDP
Intel HD Graphics 4000

Plenty quick, very low wattage and heat + build in average graphics


The motherboard

ASRock B75M-ITX

Socket 1155 with support for 2nd and 3rd gen. Intel Core
Native support for DDR3/1600MHz
Realtek 10/100/1000 mbps LAN
4x SATA ports (1x SATA3, 3x SATA2)
1x PCIe 3.0
2x onboard 4pin Fan headers
Black PCB

Stylish, small motherboard with all the essential features you need in a server.


The processor cooler

Noctua NH-U12P SE2
Silent operation
Best in class heat transfer

Stylish, reliable cooling with plenty of headroom


The Memory

Corsair Vengeance DualChannel Low Profile 8GB Kit DDR3 1600MHz

DualChannel
Low Profile
Native DDR3 1600MHz
Black heat spreaders

More than enough speed and memory for normal server use, notched up with better than normal heat spreaders for keeping them cool


CPU cooling fans

Will swap out the Noctua fans with these.
NoiseBlocker 120mm Multiframe S-Series M12-S1
8dB extremely low noise


CPU fans will be driven off the Power Supply via a Molex to 3x3pin adapter from BitFenix


The Power Supply

Seasonic X-Series X400
Ultimate fanless/passive power supply
33Amp on the +12volt lane!


As you might already have an idea about I am into design and looks of my things, that's also a big part of why I use Macs in my daily life - so I want an hacintosh that looks good, inside and out.

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