[nSLUG] Is here anyone in Nova Scotia sellingATOMbasedmotherboards?

Baha Baydar bbaydar at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 22:46:07 ADT 2011


NCIX is often better for sale items. They have a D525 for $90+shipping
right now though.

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=56443&vpn=BOXD525MW&manufacture=Intel


On 3 November 2011 17:16, Stephen Yorke (DezignNet) <syorke at dezignnet.com>wrote:

> NewEgg's price including shipping and tax on the D525 is $104.34
> DirectDial's price including shipping and tax on the same is $126.50
>
> Unfortunately, I do not think anyone will beat NewEgg prices...
>
> TigerDirect...they are way to pricey...
>
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca on behalf of Daniel Morrison
> Sent: Thu 03/11/2011 5:11 PM
> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Is here anyone in Nova Scotia
> sellingATOMbasedmotherboards?
>
>
>
> Since everyone is plugging newegg, I thought I'd throw in a word for
> DirectDial.com. I've found them very friendly and helpful, with
> excellent shipping rates. They have a Halifax warehouse, and real-time
> stock availability listed by warehouses across the country. I look for
> items available in Halifax, and they arrive within a couple of days.
> And most importantly, they don't spam me with endless "blowout deals"
> (like some other companies <cough>tiger<cough>direct<cough>).
>
> http://www.directdial.com/ca/shop/go/Motherboards-Atom.asp
>
> -D.
>
> On 3 November 2011 16:56, Stephen Yorke (DezignNet)
> <syorke at dezignnet.com> wrote:
> > I would look for a higher priced one with free shipping, if there are
> any, just did a quick search on NewEgg.
> >
> http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=100006655&isNodeId=1&Description=atom
> >
> > -Stephen
> > ________________________________
> >
> > From: nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca on behalf of Stephen Yorke (DezignNet)
> > Sent: Thu 03/11/2011 4:35 PM
> > To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group; Nova Scotia Linux User Group
> > Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Is here anyone in Nova Scotia selling
> ATOMbasedmotherboards?
> >
> >
> >
> > Just use NewEgg.ca...if they have the partin their warehouse in Canada,
> I guarantee you will get it in 2 or 3 business days.  That is the only
> place I shop from...when I lived in the US, it was NewEgg.com
> >
> > When I moved home to Canada a few years ago, I was PO'd that I couldn't
> use NewEgg.com due to their US only status...6 or 8 months later, their
> Canadian site opened...THANK GOD !!!
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> >
> > From: nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca on behalf of Cliff Cameron
> > Sent: Thu 03/11/2011 3:53 PM
> > To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group
> > Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Is here anyone in Nova Scotia selling ATOM
> basedmotherboards?
> >
> >
> > I'm willing to bet that if you can find a particular board you're
> interested in, either MysteryByte or Robotnik would get it in for you. I
> know both places have done this for me in the past, it's just a matter of
> whether or not their suppliers can get it. Most of the time, unless you're
> looking for something really esoteric, it's not a problem.
> >
> > Any of the other computer shops *should* be able to do the same thing,
> but I've had the best luck with MysteryByte and Robotnik.
> >
> > Good luck, and keep us posted!
> >
> > Cliff
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:07 PM, Aaron Russell <arussell at ssrsb.ca> wrote:
> >
> >
> >        Is here anyone in Nova Scotia selling ATOM based motherboards?
> >
> >        Thanks
> >        Aaron
> >
> >        ----- Original Message -----
> >        From: "Jim Haliburton" <jim at on-site.ns.ca>
> >        To: nslug at nslug.ns.ca
> >        Sent: Thursday, November 3, 2011 2:01:00 PM
> >        Subject: [nSLUG] used servers
> >
> >        Just a cautionary note about the lovely  hardware that Dop has
> let us know about.
> >
> >        If using for a server or play thing they may require SCSI drives.
>  Unless you have a
> >        source for low cost pulls, they may not be the least expensive
> way to go.  Also most
> >        older SCSI drives were, compared to today, very low capacity.
> >
> >        These older units were quite power hungry compared to the recent
> hardware.  I ran a test
> >        server here with Dual quad core CPUs and 4 SAS drives on test /
> configuration, for about
> >        2 months.  This was new hardware, a Proliant 350 G6.  It added
> nearly $60.00 to my power
> >        bill!!  That is about $720 a year.
> >
> >        These units give off heat and may have noisy fans to keep them
> cool.  May not be the
> >        friendliest units to have in a small space.
> >
> >        You can see that with these considerations, an ATOM based
> motherboard in a small desktop
> >        case may cost upfront cash, but may be cheaper and more
> compatible in your surroundings
> >        over the long run.
> >
> >        Just some things to be aware about.  I was all excited about
> getting some free used DEC
> >        systems a while back.  Till I found out they were water cooled
> and needed 20Amp service.
> >
> >        Jim H
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