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RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - Beer40oz - 2012-04-15 08:28
(2012-04-14 22:35)morfeus Wrote: Super, then all is ready...thursday i guess. Did i mention that I'm excited?! Heh
I feel you.... get ready to spend some hours doing it right! did you order an extra brick? or you sticking with the 65W?
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - bluray - 2012-04-15 18:58
(2012-04-15 08:28)Beer40oz Wrote:His 35W i3 should be fine with the included 65W.....(2012-04-14 22:35)morfeus Wrote: Super, then all is ready...thursday i guess. Did i mention that I'm excited?! Heh
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - Beer40oz - 2012-04-15 20:44
(2012-04-15 18:58)bluray Wrote:
Oh alright I did not know he had a 35W cpu..... awsome..
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - morfeus - 2012-04-17 23:43
Yep, starting with the 65w brick.
I know the 65w edition, is better, but I've got it running 24/7 (mailserver, webserver etc).
Therefor i had to try the 35w For me, it will, no matter what, be a super performance boost (got an Asrock ION 330)
I really hope, that I can show you guys some pics in the weekend, but the parts and case hasn't been shipped yet, to my dissapointment
I really hope it will ship tommorow, so I can get it thursday, or at least friday, so I can spend weekend time, to set it up
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - bluray - 2012-04-17 23:55
(2012-04-17 23:43)morfeus Wrote: I really hope it will ship tommorow, so I can get it thursday, or at least friday, so I can spend weekend time, to set it upYes, waiting for parts is the hardest thing for DIY. This is why I like Amazon more than any internet store. I received most of my orders from them within two days.....and sometime the following day....!
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - tsp42 - 2012-04-18 00:05
35 W should be enough. Your setup is close to mine:
Case/PSU: Antec ISK 300-65 Black Steel Mini-ITX
CPU+iGPU: Intel Core i3-2100T Sandy Bridge 2.5GHz + HD2000 35W
MOBO: ZOTAC H67-ITX WiFi Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0
HDD: 3 x Western Digital 500 GB Blue Scorpion in RAID-Z
SSD: Kingston Compact Flash 32GB Elite Pro 133x with a CF to SATA adaptor
RAM: OCZ Gold DDR3 1600MHz 2 x 2GB, CL8-8-8-20
TV-TUNER: Sundtek MediaTV Digital Home (DVB-CT) USB
OS: Mythbuntu 11.04 running MythTV backend, web server, VPN server and wireless access point in addition to a xbmc based HTPC.
The 65W brick is powerful enough for that setup. The 2000HD graphics is good enough for xbmc (is is not crysis after all). The video decoder is the same in the 2000HD and 3000HD. The only difference is the number of execution units (6 vs 12) but they are not used for video decoding.
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - bluray - 2012-04-18 00:12
Yes, 65W is plenty for the 35W i3-2100T. If it is i3-2105, it'll need 90W power brick........which I suggested to Morfeus, but he's going for the 35W i3-2100T. He'll be fine........
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - morfeus - 2012-04-18 00:41
@bluray - Yep, I ordered at the best store in DK (I think), they haven't dissapointed me before. Mostly, they deliver before expected time. But, I'm just so eager right now
2 days...and the following day, I really wish...that means tommorow
@tsp42 - Whui, thanks for the info. Very happy to hear, that the 6 vs 12 units, dosen't affect the decoding. That I didn't know.
Do you have the stock cooler, or? Does the PCIe still have clearence? My setup is based on a nice CPU, an meeeh iGPU, hope it works in Linux, but if not, I'll have the option of a nice & cheap fanless Nvidia. The one flexibility that i wanted, the PCIe, with optional Nvidia, since I'm a Linux user.
@bluray - Hope you know, that I appreciate your advice very much. I might have to upgrade, with an Nvidia discrete card, if Intel dissapoints, and then I'll go for the 90w. It would fit perfectly then
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - Beer40oz - 2012-04-18 01:38
Oh you from Denmark? I'm heading that way to live. I am taking my isk with me and my server..... lol what store do you shop for your gadgets? is one thing I am going to miss like newegg.com
RE: Antec ISK 300-65 - Intel i3 build - morfeus - 2012-04-18 02:07
You're most welcome here Beer Where in Denmark are you going to live? (We've got great Beer here in DK )
gadget shop, mmm...I really don't shop gadgets, so I'm not the best to give you advice
But the closest you get to newegg - is computersalg.dk in DK. The danish "pricerunner" , is edbpriser.dk for IT-things.
Hope you'll move here before summer...we've got a really lovely country, especially in the summer time. Cute girls all around to look at