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I get my wish (a pfSense router)


Remember back when I was considering a pfSense build? Well, it turns out it was a lot easier than I though. I realized I could buy (for about $7) an Intel dual-PCI Ethernet card (HP NC7170), and the $6 riser card would allow me to fit it into my case. (I had to do a […]

My Windows Home Server Atom D525 Build


My portwell machine finally died. No idea what’s wrong with it. It was never super-reliable to begin with. It would shut down randomly (I presumed due to a flaky power connector—but now I ‘m not so sure). Anyway, I decided to go ahead and build my own Atom D510 PC. This would not normally make […]

Looking into building a dual-core ATOM PC computer


I’ve been thinking about building an ATOM-based dual-core PC for a while now. I have the portwell single-core, but I’ve been thinking it might be fun (sort of) to build an enclosed system with a dual-core ATOM, power supply, and a few USB hard drives (because I already have them, that’s why). I’d take a […]