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Promit    13246
Anyone out there tried doing build work on an Atom system? I'm considering building a super cheap continuous integration box, but I can't figure out how the Atom might compare to regular desktop chips on this front. I don't need blazing fast compiles but I'd prefer not to wait all day for results, either...

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smr    2468
What are you going to be compiling? C#? C++? Java?

I tried building a low power Atom box and found it to be too slow. I wasn't using it for continuous integration, but it was rather slow at compiling Java. I swapped out the Atom board for a low power setup using an Athlon X2 5050e (45 W TDP) along with a Zotac mini-itx board. I've had no performance issues whatsoever.

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Promit    13246
About 200 KLOC of C++/CLI, is the big one. I didn't realize you could get mini-itx boards for anything but VIA chips. What's the cost like?

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smr    2468
Are you specifically aiming for low power too?