Need a small form factor x86 box to be a firewall/router/dg

Lonnie Olson lists at kittypee.com
Thu Aug 8 17:23:13 MDT 2013


On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 2:43 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want a machine that's x86 (i3 or i5), at least 1 GHz, low-power, no
> fans, ssd disk, 2 gigabit ethernet ports, small formfactor.  Any ideas
> as to what I should look for?  Anything under $500 is game at this point.

Is there a reason you prefer x86?  There a a bunch of interesting ARM
based machines that will fit this kind of usage fairly well.
Examples:
http://www.plugcomputer.org/development-kits/
http://www.raspberrypi.org/
http://beagleboard.org/Products
http://utilite-computer.com/web/home


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