Test Rig and Procedures

Test System

Memory

Crucual Balistix DDR3 1600MHz 4GB

N/A

Storage

Seagate Constellation.2 500GB

Live Pricing

Case

SilverStone ML02B-MXR Micro ATX Media Center/HTPC Case

Live Pricing

OS

Windows 7

Live Pricing

Motherboard/APU Testing

Passmark Performance Test 8.0

Overall PCMark score

PCMark 8

We use the Home Accelerated benchmark and track the overall score

3DMark

Cloudgate benchmark

Power Usage

Idle and load testing using a Kill-A-Watt and Wprime to put the cpu under load

WPrime

1024M and 32M

 

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #35894 21 Nov 2014 17:28
Before we hit the weekend I take a look at a budget Mini-ITX board from Biostar that has a build in AMD APU. If you are looking to put together a basic PC, HTPC, or a small home server you might want to take a look!

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