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Cedar Trail Platform: Intel D2500HN and Intel DN2800MT Mainboards Review

Started by: aussiebear | Date 05/24/12 05:40:11 PM
Comments: 10 | Last Comment:  05/23/13 11:44:05 AM

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The crappy IGP on Cedar Trail is the reason why ZOTAC incorporated a NVIDIA Geforce GT520 GPU into their Mini-ITX mobo...

...ZOTAC D2700-ITX WiFi Supreme
=> Atom D2700 (Cedar Trail at 2.13 GHz) + Geforce GT520

English review
=> http://www.vortez.net/art...ifi_supreme_review,1.html

Russian review
=> http://www.easycom.com.ua...itx_wifi_supreme/?lang=ru
0 0 [Posted by: aussiebear  | Date: 05/24/12 05:40:11 PM]
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2800 was supposed to consume 6.5W, 2500 10W, how is that your result shows that they consume the exact same?
0 0 [Posted by: g_aleph_r  | Date: 05/25/12 12:24:43 AM]
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WOW, power consumption is significantly improved compared to 45nm Atoms
1 0 [Posted by: maroon1  | Date: 05/26/12 06:28:45 AM]
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Poulsbo returns.......
0 0 [Posted by: neuechristian  | Date: 05/27/12 12:41:57 PM]
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With that Conclusion, nobody can say that X-Bit Labs has a pro-Intel bias.
0 0 [Posted by: BernardP  | Date: 05/28/12 06:34:15 AM]
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Whats the point of having a reduced power draw when the CPU/GPU is bordering on being useless for everyday usage, also most of the power reductions are due to die shrink

I wish atom would be allowed to die but because its intel we will see them forced onto unsuspecting/uninformed consumers
0 0 [Posted by: alpha0ne  | Date: 05/31/12 12:00:29 AM]
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Oh and if AMD released such a useless POS the interwebs would be baying for blood
0 0 [Posted by: alpha0ne  | Date: 05/31/12 12:04:25 AM]
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Being a well written article about this odd creation from Intel i feel obliged to comment on this:


Note that we deliberately didn’t include Nvidia ION2. Being a very expensive solution with pretty high power needs it failed to become popular, so the mainboards based on it have almost vanished from the market by now.


I respectful disagree about the fact that the ION2 is power hungry and expensive. Granted it costs a few more bucks than E-350 motherboards but vdpau is much better supported than vaapi and both technologies use about the same amount of power. The D525/ION combo is still a viable option in 2012, and at least in my country they are in stock at every retailer. ARM is not an option for a home built media center and probably never will be. I have two D525/ION machines and i am quite happy with them.
0 0 [Posted by: soehest  | Date: 06/17/12 01:50:32 AM]
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