What is your favorite board for a micro system?

Zane C. B-H. v.velox at vvelox.net
Sat Mar 9 03:34:07 UTC 2013

On Sat, 09 Mar 2013 00:53:27 +0100
Erik Nørgaard <norgaard at locolomo.org> wrote:

> Hi!
> What is your favorite mini/micro/nano/pico-itx platform for home
> projects?
> I currently run a home server on an Intel mini-itx board but was
> looking around for something fun to play with with the following
> specs:
> - mini-itx or smaller, low profile
> - fanless
> - low power 12V external PSU
> - 1 LAN, preferably 2
> - 2 USB2/3
> - Flash bootable, but with option for hdd boot
> - GPIO would be fun
> - hdmi out would be nice
> I have tried VIA boards but found they were flacky...
> Any suggestion regarding ARM vs Intel based?

Can't think of any off hand in that small of form factor, but I
strongly suggest looking to see what you can find running an Intel
Atom. I've been very happy with those and their related chipsets so
far for microATX boards.
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