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Call me crazy, but I simply couldn't stand having an Intel running in the house.  I had bought a Dual Core Atom (D510) CPU/Motherboard a few years ago, originally to run Mac OS X on.  It bounced around between my NAS, HTPC, Windows Media Center 7 Extender and finally a Firewall/Gateway a month or so ago running ClearOS. Over the last weekend I realized I had a new AMD Sempron 140 still sealed, checked prices on the new 5 series Asus motherboards, saw it was only $60 on Amazon and picked up a 2gb G.skill DDR3-1333 stick.  As fate would have it, NewEgg sent over a Norco RPC-270 2U case.  Took about an hour but I got everything installed and up and running again on the new AMD platform.  Below are the build pictures. [caption id="attachment_3981" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Empty Norco RPC-270 Case"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3982" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Asus M5A78L AM3+ Motherboard Installed"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3983" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Everything Installed"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3984" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Gotta love AMD CPUs, unlocked the 2nd core without a blink of an eye"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3985" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The stack continues to get bigger"][/caption]
Before:   After:   The Antec ISK-300 case will be sold on eBay shortly and I'll be adding a 3U Norco next week.