[Q] (Slightly OT) KVM Over CAT5 or Other....

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Tue Nov 5 09:15:32 EST 2002

Rasjid Wilcox wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Nov 2002 10:23 pm, Alex Satrapa wrote:
>>The catch is that many of these Mini-ITX boards have built-in video with
>>S-Video out and no VGA.
> I guess that makes them useful for firewalls / low spec servers etc but not so 
> good as a workstation.

The PAL-video-only boards are useful for:
  - MP3/Ogg jukeboxes
  - Routers
  - Servers
  - Compile farms
  - On-board computers for cars

For a workstation, there are Mini-ITX boards that have built-in VGA 
output. Certainly a 800MHz PIII would be powerful enough to run VNC to 
control a remote computer?  The hard part in building a silent PC is 
getting a hard drive that is quiet enough.  In a small case, you have 
very little opportunity to deaden hard drive noise.


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