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by mghong
Thu Oct 29, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: need little bit help on build a Intel Mini 515RYH
Replies: 13
Views: 1237

Re: need little bit help on build a Intel Mini 515RYH

after use a HP atom pc which useless for most of the time , as what you all mention no point to go in to this kind of small scale pc if it is not powerful enough + values over money.

HP Mini come with SATA drive but i recall it also mention M.2 Interfaces too ..can i fit a M.2 SSDon it ?
by mghong
Thu Oct 29, 2015 11:00 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: need little bit help on build a Intel Mini 515RYH
Replies: 13
Views: 1237

Re: need little bit help on build a Intel Mini 515RYH

I just want to build a small mitxfor daily use + torrent + occasional video decode using handbreak for Ipad(kid cartoon). By "Handbrake" did you mean en code instead? Depending on fast you need the jobs to be this is the key point to whether or not an i5 is appropriate. True, i seldom tim...
by mghong
Mon Oct 26, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: need little bit help on build a Intel Mini 515RYH
Replies: 13
Views: 1237

Re: need little bit help on build a Intel Mini 515RYH

If i lump all those cost and get a Apple Mini will it be more values for money ??? . I just want to build a small mitxfor daily use + torrent + occasional video decode using handbreak for Ipad(kid cartoon). it seem like recent system build not really focus much on small + greenfield machines , any g...
by mghong
Wed Oct 21, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: need little bit help on build a Intel Mini 515RYH
Replies: 13
Views: 1237

need little bit help on build a Intel Mini 515RYH

Hi Let me redit again , sorry for being so brainless ..:) CPU+Motherboard = 515RYH Memory :Crucial 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 SSD and/or Hard Drive :got no clue on getting which SSD , it sound like able to support M.2SSD ..850EVO (120gb),TRANSCENT MTS800(128gb),Kingston SM200 ...quite limited choice over...
by mghong
Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: apple mini or DIY new pc
Replies: 17
Views: 1897

Re: apple mini or DIY new pc

So far i still satify with my old desktop performances , nowdays after all online streaming of movie there are less change for me to use video converter (except for ipad/iphone converter).=(handbreak). I will use this NUC to serve as farming pc ,which mean i need to get a SSD for Based OS which i ne...
by mghong
Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: apple mini or DIY new pc
Replies: 17
Views: 1897

Re: apple mini or DIY new pc

We have an i5 NUC outfitted with an 8 GB sodimm and a 250 GB M.2 SSD. As I mentioned it has been great for what we do, but that has not included video encoding. I guess a couple considerations for video encoding: 1) The speed will be lower than that of a comparable desktop Core i5 or i7 for encodin...
by mghong
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: Mobile Tech
Topic: any good app for window phone ?
Replies: 2
Views: 874

Re: any good app for window phone ?

home screen is locked. Only options are: 1. turn all apps off the "home screen" which defaults to list view only./ 2. Given the phone allows it, enable see more apps. 3. given the phone allows it, disable see more apps. As for gmail, well, i'm going to try a few things right now. Get back...
by mghong
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: apple mini or DIY new pc
Replies: 17
Views: 1897

Re: apple mini or DIY new pc

Definitely take a look at Intel NUCs as well. We use a couple at my work and have been happy with the performance for the price and size. If this NUCS capable of encode/convert video , process photo , support 2 HD and scale up to 8GB..i think i will pick it... did our TR build list got any similar ...
by mghong
Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: apple mini or DIY new pc
Replies: 17
Views: 1897

Re: apple mini or DIY new pc

whm1974 wrote:
or should i build another window pc ?

Build another Windows PC. The Apple Mini is underpowered for what it is.


any good DIY build spec for greener pc ?
by mghong
Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: Mobile Tech
Topic: any good app for window phone ?
Replies: 2
Views: 874

any good app for window phone ?

it have being sometime i come back to the forum, i still recall using Iphone 4 3 year ago . i change to Xiaomi 3g Note and it is suck with less memory and storage till everytime i need to clearn my app and uninstall application. Since i'm using window pc for all the while. i decide to move to Window...
by mghong
Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:59 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: apple mini or DIY new pc
Replies: 17
Views: 1897

apple mini or DIY new pc

Hi , my current pc is running smooth after 3 yr and i got plan to move it to a NAS unit as it got 5 HDD rack AMD Phenom X2 555 , 4GB ram , 1TB as C drive , 1TB as backup and 500GB as storage. (my signature for my pc spec). I plan to move this pc to serve as NAS instead of folk out alot to buy NAS wh...
by mghong
Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: Apple Sanctuary
Topic: MBA with iphone, ipad
Replies: 3
Views: 2634

Re: MBA with iphone, ipad

kumori wrote:
I've found it very easy to tether a iPhone to an Macbook. Other than that I don't think there is any really benefit.


should i just get IPAD will do ? but i want the functionality of ppt , word for some urgent meeting & presentation...
by mghong
Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Microserver Gen 8 = NAS ?
Replies: 8
Views: 9106

Re: Microserver Gen 8 = NAS ?

http://techreport.com/news/25223/the-first-3d-v-nand-product-is-a-sata-ssd-for-servers?post=752072 You never went back and replied to either me or Spunjji so I'm curious as to what your responses would be. Moving on, though, just because you have a low-MHZ ASIC doesn't mean that it performs its tas...
by mghong
Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Microserver Gen 8 = NAS ?
Replies: 8
Views: 9106

Microserver Gen 8 = NAS ?

Hi Team, I am looking to setup a NAS to backup my document and sync to all the cloud services as when needed . Recently i saw some post about this [url]Microserver Gen 8 http://www8.hp.com/my/en/products/proliant-servers/product-detail.html?oid=5379860#!tab=models[/url] from HP , will it be a good b...
by mghong
Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: Apple Sanctuary
Topic: MBA with iphone, ipad
Replies: 3
Views: 2634

MBA with iphone, ipad

Hi Guy,

I am thinking to buy a MBA for travel purpose , it mainly use for personal surfing ,photo , ppt ..etc. as my company laptop only restrict for office use..(blocked all USB/external HD)..

and most of the time i will carry my iphone5 , will it be good pair for MBA and iphone 5 ??
by mghong
Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Best Private VPN Setup for overseas use?
Replies: 7
Views: 4991

Re: Best Private VPN Setup for overseas use?

I'm not transferring much data, certainly not more than 5 GB/month. Tunnelr does look interesting, though. not too expensive either. The thing is, though, I'm already paying for the Linode, so rolling my own doesn't add any cost (besides my time, but setting up VPN won't take much time at all). I t...
by mghong
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:58 am
Forum: Mobile Tech
Topic: Macbook air vs Surface Pro vs any Ultrabook
Replies: 28
Views: 5931

Re: Macbook air vs Surface Pro vs any Ultrabook

I am micrsoft supported starting from 1990 till now , (not really so deeep) but i use MS office to work daily. Infact i am trying to move out from MS Office as to stay at google doc (since it is FOC) . my plan was to use it for some R&D and presentation slide. of cause if that machine got gaming...
by mghong
Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:15 am
Forum: Mobile Tech
Topic: Macbook air vs Surface Pro vs any Ultrabook
Replies: 28
Views: 5931

Macbook air vs Surface Pro vs any Ultrabook

Hi , Recently i plan to get a laptop for me to travel , as my company laptop limited to office stuff , as i will be taking 2 device hence it is important for me to get a lighter My requirement are simple -Edit Photo ,Surf net , facebook , MS Office ppt ,excel, word , online movie , some simple games...
by mghong
Wed May 30, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Computer can't power on :(
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Re: Computer can't power on :(

i found a way to kick my sleeping computer awake.. 1st i set the 2 of USB jumper to wake up at 1.65v , before i start the computer i plug in my USB -external harddisk on it , once the power is on i will push the power button and let it run by itself..(hahaha something like jump start our car). I can...
by mghong
Tue May 29, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Computer can't power on :(
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Re: Computer can't power on :(

Yesterday I have try to clear the CMOS follow the manual till can't able to power it ,I even try to disconnect the atx12 connector n connect it back , pull off hd,CDROM,cable also didn't show useful . But this morning when i open my computer room and found out the computer was "power on" b...
by mghong
Tue May 29, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Computer can't power on :(
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Computer can't power on :(

Hi guru, Recently my windows vista keep showing me startup repair , so I decide to open out the case n find out what is the cause of the problem . Before I pull out any of the item from motherboard , I try to start it but nothing see to move e motherboard , I using p5qpl-vim with silver stone 400w ,...
by mghong
Sat May 26, 2012 11:48 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: Dlink dns320 vs promise Smartstore Ns2600
Replies: 0
Views: 1708

Dlink dns320 vs promise Smartstore Ns2600

Hi team ,

I was in the mid of making decision to buy a cheaper NAS , I got this 2 brand wonder anyone can advice on which to buy ?
Qnap n synology 2 bay was out from my budget :(
by mghong
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Macbook Air <> Ultrabook
Replies: 28
Views: 2689

Macbook Air <> Ultrabook

Hi , Company was assigned a X220 to me but it was only for office use and i found it very restricted , so i though of get myself another laptop. Was wonder shall i take MacbookAir or Ultrabook such as HP folio 13 ?? any advice ? Typically that new laptop usage is = Watch Movie /Surfing / Prephoto pr...
by mghong
Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:12 am
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: Pfsense motherboard
Replies: 9
Views: 3101

Re: Pfsense motherboard

if you end up with a relatively decent set of hardware ... why not try virtualizing pfSense ... this way you aren't wasting an entire hardware kit on just pfSense. I've had a couple people at work looking for the newer T/S model Sandy Bridge CPUs ... plus some cheap ram & Intel NICs ... you can...
by mghong
Fri Dec 09, 2011 2:05 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Wanted to build a NAS
Replies: 16
Views: 3111

Re: Wanted to build a NAS

Have you considered adding a PCIe x1 SATA controller card to your existing Atom-based board to allow you to connect up to six SATA devices? It looks like you can purchase a pre-assembled NAS more affordably than you could build one from completely new components. Hi JustAnEngineer , I was thinking ...
by mghong
Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Wanted to build a NAS
Replies: 16
Views: 3111

Re: Wanted to build a NAS

u would be under 40 watts. Zacate could be less than half of that. Let me test out my Atom first , at least it have 2 SATA port which can still serve up to 4TB...:) My Windows Home Server (which could just as easily run Linux or FreeNAS or whatever): Athlon LE-1660 Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2 2GB DDR2 6x...
by mghong
Sat Nov 26, 2011 10:50 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Wanted to build a NAS
Replies: 16
Views: 3111

Re: Wanted to build a NAS

Just got a compaq presario S5180AP , hook up the power and try to test it guess...only CPU spin and stop after 2 seconds..

I think i just got myself a M-ATX casing with dead motherboard..

Shall I migrate my Atom in MIni-ATX into this M-ATX casing was it possible ?
by mghong
Sat Nov 26, 2011 10:40 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: setting up home network for DLNA/NAS/Video stream
Replies: 3
Views: 1635

Re: setting up home network for DLNA/NAS/Video stream

Any decent NAS "box" should be able to do what you provide. The Windows Home Server (2011) suggestion is also a good one but I don't have any on hand experience of this. To give you a quick idea my "home server" setup is a Buffalo Linkstation Duo hooked up to a *temporary* Phili...
by mghong
Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Wanted to build a NAS
Replies: 16
Views: 3111

Re: Wanted to build a NAS

Have you considered adding a PCIe x1 SATA controller card to your existing Atom-based board to allow you to connect up to six SATA devices? It looks like you can purchase a pre-assembled NAS more affordably than you could build one from completely new components. Previous i was consider of adding f...
by mghong
Sun Nov 13, 2011 4:17 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: setting up home network for DLNA/NAS/Video stream
Replies: 3
Views: 1635

setting up home network for DLNA/NAS/Video stream

Hi Team, I was plan to setup an NAS and i need to cope out with my audio device which able to support this DLNA( will investigate further on WIki) and this NAS will store all my picture /video /other stuf and it again with it purpose of sharing of those content with people who authorise to connect o...
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