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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    If anyone is interested here is the m720q lenovo tiny next to my fitlet2 for size comparison. Low powers and Fanless device. Was running untangled on it without any issues. My fitlet2 has the following spec E3950 Atom processor 8gb ddr3l ram 128gb msata 2 x 1gb intel nic 1 x 1gb POE Lan...
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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    Ok, I did a quick install with sophos xg V18 on the tiny with x550-t2 nic and it picked it up fine. I did not actually configure it as I already have another installed in my system, but the fact that it picked it up say that it should work. If I reconfigure my system in the future I will check...
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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    Here is the tech spec for the m720q. It is pcie x8 but the prices from. I bought it via ordered via Superbuy the following Taobao item, so it was $30 plus shipping (if I remember correctly) but could not find it from a UK supplier.
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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    Here on the pictures of the m920x cover with top fan vent (which is meshed for dust protection) next to my M720Q cover. It can be used with the nvidia p1000/p620/p600 gpu card. I can confirm the cover of the m920x fits fine on the m720q unit I have. I don't have a nvidia p1000 yet so be able...
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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    I have not tested it yet but might do a quick test in bridge mode (sophos xg) with the x550-t2 once I receive my nvme ssd drive. Here is the pictures if anyone is interested. Thanks
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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    Just read that, could be to make sure it stays quite. If I don't use it I can always put the lid on the firewall router to keep it cooler as this is my secondary pc. Thanks
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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    Hi, I ordered one so will report back. Thanks
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    LAG (20Gbe) Intel X550-T2 Performance issue

    I changed the connection and removed lag and just have a single 10gb connection now. Keep it simple. I have used qnaps for over 10 years now and seem solid but I always buy the SMB/enterprise version and not the cheaper on. I have the TVS-871 and have changed the fans to noctua ones so it is...
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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    Thanks, parallax. Would you know if the M920X lid cover with cutout for gpu work with the m720q? I have another m720q which I want add a nvidia p1000 gpu to. Another pcie riser is on the way and already have the bracket for the nvidia gpu. Thanks
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    Introducing Project TinyMiniMicro Home Lab Revolution

    Got my i350-T4 on my M720Q installed with sophos xg firewall. Edit: I forgot to mention I bought the baffle and 01AJ940 via superbuy and bought an upgraded power block from ebay. I have a x550-t2 10gbe which I might try when I get chance.
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    LAG (20Gbe) Intel X550-T2 Performance issue

    Hi All, I have two Intel X550-T2 Intel Ethernet network cards RJ45 in LAG (20GBe) config but the performance seems quite slow compared to what it should be. I have the following Hardware Qnap (8 bay) - i7 / 16gb ram / Raid 5 / intel X550-T2 RJ45 (LAG) -> Unifi XG-6poe (10GBE) -> Windows 10...
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    How to make the most of a 1.15Gbps (Gig1) Virgin Media ISP

    My friend just got the Virgin 1gig service and got a Dream Machine Pro which has 10gig WAN port (SFP+) + 1gig WAN RJ45 and 8x1 gig ports he gets 950Mbps on his connection. Pfsense, untangle it will depend on what you have enabled and the hardware spec eg if you have IDS IPS protection it will...
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    Comparison: Intel i350-T4 Genuine vs Fake

    I just bought one (lenovo with the extra brackets) which looks new and seems like its genuine but not 100% sure. It has manufacturer date of 01/2020. I will get some pics up.
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    Move to Vmware Workstation from Esxi?

    Hi, Thanks for the replies. Sorry for the confusion in the end the new main PC would consist of the below. Main PC (Micro ATX case) SuperMicro X10SDV-TLN4F (Onboard 8 Core 16T CPU / 2 x 10 GBe) 128GB DDR4 RAM 2133Mhz 512Gb Samsung 950 NVME -> change to 1TB NVME TB Samsung 850 SSD - for...
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    Anyone got a 4k transcoding, FreeNAS machine? (ITX, IPMI, ECC)

    I just have my Plex and Emby servers running on my Qnap (i7 / 16Gb Ram). My friends and family can also transcode in HD outside the house (only have 20 meg upload) around 3 I have seen transcoding in HD. 4K will transcode with both Plex and Emby but cannot do HDR tone mapping so will look...