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For Sale – Vortexbox 2.4 Intel Atom Server – 64gb SSD, Plex Server, Roon Server, Squeezebox Server

For sale is my old music and movies server (now replaced by an Intel NUC running ROCK for Roon and a Nvidia Shield for Plex).

It started off life as a LIV Concepts (now Innuos) Zen 1tb Vortexbox in 2012.

Spec now is:

Intel Atom 1.66ghz (from memory, lost the eBay page I had saved telling me the exact specs)
2gb RAM (ditto)
64gb SSD for operating system (will need either an additional 3.5″ HDD installing, or a NAS mounting)
Blu Ray disc drive
Vortexbox 2.4 software installed, running Plex server, Squeezebox Server and Roon.
MakeMKV installed for Blu Ray and DVD ripping.

Amazingly for a 2012 machine it ran my 1000 album Roon server perfectly.

You may want to re-install the software as I’ve been into the Linux code and mounted my NAS etc, and do a fresh install of Vortexbox (or whatever else you might want to do).

This probably isn’t a plug and play job, but if you like tinkering, it’s yours for £60 plus postage.

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For Sale – HP Omen 880 i5/8gb/128+1TB HD’s/1060 3gb

HP Omen 880 Desktop PC
Details are as follows

HP Omen 880

Processor Intel i5-7400

Ram 8GB RAM

Hard drives 128GB NVME & 1TB HDD

Graphics card GTX1060 3GB/

DVD-RW

WiFi built in

Windows 10

Ports on front of machine are

SD card reader

2 X USB 3.1

2 X USB C

Heaphone docket

Microphone socket

Ports on back of machine are
6 USB ports

Ethernet port

Spidif port

HDMI port

DVI port

Headphone port

Microphone port

This machine has two removable HDD driveon the front so you can easily swap out drives (useful for people who use high amounts of data like video editors etc).

The machine is fully working apart from one of the rear USB ports.

It also has a genuine Windows 10 software installed on it.

It glows red when on

Any questions please feel free to ask.

You also get the power cable, but no keyboard or mouse.

£375 collected.

I prefer a face to face sale, but I could look into delivery if someone seriously wants it and cannot collect.

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For Sale – Acer XC 780 Intel i5 gen 7+ Acer 27″ Monitor+ Creative Labs Spkrs everything ….

Acer XC 780 Intel i5 gen 7+ Acer 27″ Monitor..

full spec…

Part Number: DT.B8AEK.018

Processor & Chipset

Number of Processors Supported

1

Number of Processors Installed

1

Processor Manufacturer

Intel®

Processor Type

Core™ i5

Processor Generation

7th Gen

Processor Model

i5-7400

Processor Core

Quad-core (4 Core™)

Processor Speed

3 GHz

Maximum Turbo Speed

3.50 GHz

Cache

6 MB

Direct Media Interface

8 GT/s

64-bit Processing

Yes

Chipset Manufacturer

Intel®

Chipset Model

H110 Express

Memory

Standard Memory

8 GB

Maximum Memory

32 GB

Memory Technology

DDR4 SDRAM

Memory Standard

DDR4-2133/PC4-17000

Memory Card Reader

Yes

Memory Card Supported

SD

Storage

Number of Hard Drives

1

Total Hard Drive Capacity

1 TB

Hard Drive Interface

Serial ATA/300

Hard Drive RPM

7200

Hard Drive Configuration

1 x 1 TB

Optical Drive Type

DVD-Writer

Dual-Layer Media Supported

Yes

Display & Graphics

TV Card

No

Graphics Controller Manufacturer

Intel®

Graphics Controller Model

HD Graphics 630

Graphics Memory Technology

DDR4 SDRAM

Graphics Memory Accessibility

Shared

Network & Communication

Ethernet Technology

Gigabit Ethernet

Wireless LAN

Yes

Wireless LAN Standard

IEEE 802.11ac

Bluetooth

Yes

Modem

No

I/O Expansions

Number of Total Expansion Slots

2

Number of PCI Express x1 Slots

1

Number of PCI Express x16 Slots

1

Number of M.2 Interfaces

2

Input Devices

Keyboard Type

Physical Keyboard

Keyboard

Yes

Pointing Device Type

Mouse

Interfaces/Ports

Number of HDMI Outputs

2

HDMI

Yes

Total Number of USB Ports

7

Number of USB 2.0 Ports

4

Number of USB 3.0 Ports

3

Network (RJ-45)

Yes

Audio Line In

Yes

Audio Line Out

Yes

Modem (RJ-11)

No

Software

Operating System Platform

Windows

Operating System

Windows 10 Home

As above, Selling my Acer XC 780 sff computer and Acer 27 inch monitor with Creative labs speakers also. Creative T10 speakers. PC has 1TB drive with backup built in and has HDMI and USB3 with card reader on the front and some in rear. 8GB Ram

I

Collection only I’m afraid. IN East Lothian

THe whole setup £300.

I have this advertised elsewhere.

I have a desk and pc chair also if interested……

I have Medical issues hence sale…….The whole setup is little used and mint condition

Thx ice

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For Sale – 2x Intel i5 s1155 CPU’s

Hi,

I have two Intel CPU for sale, they are:-

1. Intel i5 2400 – £27 inc del
# of Cores 4
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 3.10 GHz
Sockets Supported LGA1155
*Has slight damage to corner of CPU (pictured), does not effect performance and has been running for months without issue.

2. Intel i5 2500t – £30 inc del
# of Cores 4
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 2.3 GHz
Sockets Supported LGA1155
Price £27 delivered
*Has been running for months without issue.

Happy to listen to reasonable offers.

Thx.

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Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: paypal or bt
Location: Derbyshire
Advertised elsewhere?: Not advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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Intel roadmap includes faster Optane SSDs, 144-layer NAND

Intel laid out a sweeping storage roadmap that includes ultrafast second-generation Optane solid-state drives and persistent memory modules and denser fourth-generation 144-layer 3D NAND flash in 2020.

The new Optane drives and modules revealed last week are built on 3D XPoint technology, a new type of non-volatile memory (NVM) that Intel developed with Micron. Intel launched its Optane Data Center (DC) SSDs in 2017 and followed with DC persistent memory (DCPM) modules this year, claiming they fill the performance gap between DRAM and NAND flash.

One upcoming new Intel technology that will target enterprises with high-performance needs is the Optane DC SSD, code-named “Alder Stream.” Single-port Alder Stream SSDs are expected in 2020. Intel claimed mixed-workload testing showed Alder Stream SSDs can sustain an average read I/O latency of about 10 microseconds (μs) up to a load of at least 800,000 IOPS.

“We’re not ready to say exactly how far” the IOPS could go, said Frank Hady, fellow and chief Optane system architect.

Optane vs. NAND flash performance

By contrast, Intel’s testing with its DC P4610 NAND SSD showed latency starting at about 80 μs to 100 μs and gradually rising as the IOPS increases, until contention for shared resources saturates the drive at about 300,000 IOPS to 350,000 IOPS. The first-generation DC P4800X Optane SSD starts at about 10 us of latency and reaches saturation at about 500,000 IOPS, at which point the latency shoots up steeply.

“With Alder Stream, they’re going to be able to put a whole lot more traffic into the SSD before the latency hits a brick wall,” said Jim Handy, general director and semiconductor analyst at Objective Analysis.

Although Handy views Alder Stream as an important development, he predicted that Intel’s Optane DC persistent memory modules will ultimately prove more popular than the Optane SSDs. He said the memory modules deliver considerably higher performance at roughly the same cost, so users comparing the two options will flock to Optane DCPM.

The next upgrade to Optane DC persistent memory, code named “Barlow Pass,” will fall in line with the next generation of Intel’s Xeon processors, which are code named “Cooper Lake” and “Ice Lake.” The roadmap that Intel laid out also shows third- and fourth-generation Optane DC persistent memory and SSDs coinciding with its Sapphire Rapids and future Xeon processors.

Optane persistent memory workloads

Workloads that early adopters target with the Optane DC persistent memory include databases, artificial intelligence, analytics, virtual infrastructure and storage, according to Kristie Mann, senior director of product management for Intel’s NVM solutions. 

More than 200 proofs of concept are in progress with enterprise, cloud and communications service providers, including Argonne National Laboratory, T-Systems and Verizon, according to an Intel spokesperson.

Intel claims major OEMs, software vendors and cloud service providers are developing products and services using Optane DC persistent memory. They include Alibaba, Cisco, Dell EMC, Google, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, NetApp, Oracle, SAP and SAS.

“The large number of OEMs give credibility that Optane will live on as a key NVM component into the future,” said Jeff Kato, a senior analyst and consultant at Taneja Group. “It’s important, because IT can start to purchase Optane and know they will not be abandoned in the future.”

Intel recently opened a new technology development facility in Rio Rancho, New Mexico but has yet to disclose its high volume manufacturing plans. Intel and Micron ended their joint development of 3D XPoint, but Intel continues to receive supply from Micron.

Optane DC persistent memory is primarily used in servers now, but Intel claimed it would soon be coming to workstations for content creators and others who deal with large data sets. Optane DCPM could deliver up to 3 TB per CPU and 6 TB per client workstation, according to David Lundell, senior director of client SSD strategic planning in Intel’s NVM solutions group.

144-layer 3D NAND

Flash technologies on the horizon include 144-layer 3D NAND SSDs, code named “Arbordale +”, that Intel plans to ship as quadruple-level cell (QLC) before following with the less dense triple-level cell (TLC) NAND. Intel claimed its floating gate technology provides an advantage in terms of read accuracy and data retention over the charge trap technology that other manufacturers use.

Intel’s Hady said the floating gate technology would be extensible to five bits per cell, also known as penta-level cell (PLC) NAND, to further increase density and lower costs over QLC NAND.

During the Flash Memory Summit in August, Toshiba and Western Digital also discussed their exploration of PLC NAND and the challenges associated with developing it. Toshiba indicated its development work includes both charge trap and floating gate technologies.

“The main challenge in multi-bit designs is generating and maintaining narrow voltage threshold distributions. If the distributions overlap, then you cannot differentiate the original value, leading to bit errors,” said Doug Wong, a member of the technical staff of Toshiba Memory America’s Memory Business Unit.

Toshiba’s Wong said lower endurance and/or data retention time would make PLC best suited to read-intensive workloads in colder storage applications. Toshiba, Western Digital and Intel have not laid out time frames for PLC.

“I’m not going to hold my breath,” Handy said. “QLC is just starting to become big now, and it was first introduced in 2006. So maybe in another 13 years, PLC will become big.”

Greg Wong, founder and principal analyst at Forward Insights, said cloud providers will drive QLC adoption to increase significantly next year, and enterprises will follow in 2021 and 2022. Enterprise QLC use cases include content delivery networks, analytics, databases and machine learning, he said.

Kato expects vendors to push QLC as a flash-based capacity tier that could replace slower hard disk drives. He envisions uses cases in high-performance archive applications or entry-level storage.

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For Sale – 2x Intel i5 s1155 CPU’s

Hi,

I have two Intel CPU for sale, they are:-

1. Intel i5 2400 – £27 inc del
# of Cores 4
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 3.10 GHz
Sockets Supported LGA1155
*Has slight damage to corner of CPU (pictured), does not effect performance and has been running for months without issue.

2. Intel i5 2500t – £30 inc del
# of Cores 4
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 2.3 GHz
Sockets Supported LGA1155
Price £27 delivered
*Has been running for months without issue.

Happy to listen to reasonable offers.

Thx.

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Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: paypal or bt
Location: Derbyshire
Advertised elsewhere?: Not advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – Intel Core i7-6800k (3.40Ghz) LGA2011-3 CPU

Intel Core i7-6800k (3.40Ghz) LGA2011-3 CPU

Intel Core i7-6800k boxed and in very good condition.

Will post with Royal Mail 1st Class Signed-For.

From a smoke and pet free home.

Thank you for looking

Price and currency: £125
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: PayPal Gift, bank transfer
Location: London
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Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – 2x Intel i5 s1155 CPU’s

Hi,

I have two Intel CPU for sale, they are:-

1. Intel i5 2400 – £27 inc del
# of Cores 4
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 3.10 GHz
Sockets Supported LGA1155
*Has slight damage to corner of CPU (pictured), does not effect performance and has been running for months without issue.

2. Intel i5 2500t – £30 inc del
# of Cores 4
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 2.3 GHz
Sockets Supported LGA1155
Price £27 delivered
*Has been running for months without issue.

Happy to listen to reasonable offers.

Thx.

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Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: paypal or bt
Location: Derbyshire
Advertised elsewhere?: Not advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – Retina Macbook Pro 13 inch Late 2013

Hello I have the following Macbook Pro for sale-

Macbook Pro (Retina, 13 inch, Late 2013)
2.4ghz Intel Core i5
8GB memory
intel Iris 1536 MB graphics
256GB SSD

The laptop itself is in excellent condition and still runs perfectly. The screen is in very good condition. There is a tiny dead pixel on the screen, but it is so small that I couldnt get it to display on a photo. The top of the laptop is in very good condition. The bottom of the laptop is not in good condition, and it has a number of large scratches, this is only cosmetic though, and as stated above it runs perfectly.

I am looking for £320 delivered. I am also open to sensible offers.

Price and currency: £320
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Bank transfer
Location: London.
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Dell EMC PowerMax SAN arrays meld NVMe, storage class memory

Dell EMC has injected Intel Optane storage class memory in its flagship PowerMax all-flash block array, adding a tier of persistent memory to buttress the NVMe over Fabrics-enabled block storage.

Dell EMC PowerMax is the first array to ship with non-volatile memory express (NVMe) SSDs and dual-ported Intel Optane DC 4800X SSDs resident on the same data plane. The Optane appears as a persistent tier and the dual ports provide redundancy needed by most modern data centers. Dell’s AI predictive engine automatically shifts high-value data between the tiers to eliminate overhead.

Intel Optane drives are based on Intel 3D XPoint nonvolatile memory, billed as a cross between dynamic RAM and NVMe flash. Dell was a co-development partner with Intel on the dual-ported Optane SSDs. (Intel also makes Optane technology available in smaller capacities as a dual inline memory module form factor.)

The vendor also introduced NVMe fabric modules for Dell EMC PowerMax, after teasing the componentry earlier this year. Dell said it has qualified host bus adapters for its PowerEdge servers and launched 32G Fibre Channel I/O modules and Connectrix switching gear, with updated PowerPath multi-path management software.

NVMe and SCM in tandem

Non-volatile memory express is a next-generation flash media that is widely believed will supplant SCSI storage. Unlike traditional networked storage, NVMe relies on PCI Express to transmit communication traffic, including commands, from applications to storage.

Dell EMC PowerMax
Dell EMC PowerMax combines NVMe flash and persistent memory storage with Intel Optane SCM SSDs.

A single Dell EMC PowerMAX systems spans from two to 16 controllers. A 10U entry PowerMax 2000 costs about $150,000, with 13 TB of usable storage in a single brick. There is no cost premium for adding NVMe and SCM, either individually or in combination. Dell said customers may opt for a PowerMax system with SCM only, although the relative newness of SCM would likely lead to higher overall purchase price.

Based on internal testing, Dell EMC PowerMax 8000 with NVMe and storage class memory (SCM) delivered 50% lower latency than Dell EMC’s VMAX 950F with SAS SSDs. The vendor rates PowerMax for 15 million IOPS, 350 Gbps throughput and read latency below 100 microseconds.

“I see this release as the fulfillment of the promise when PowerMax came out,” said Scott Sinclair, a storage analyst with Enterprise Strategy Group, an IT consultancy based in Milford, Mass. “The PowerMax is all based on NVMe, which eliminates the bottlenecks that held flash back, and it also enables the [integration] of SCM.”

Machine learning on Dell EMC PowerMax provides storage analytics on optimal data placement. The analysis moves hot data to Optane storage and back to NVMe when it is no longer in demand. Dell EMC said PowerMax analyzes 40 million data sets in real time, driving about 6 billion decisions on data per day. 

I see this release as the fulfillment of the promise when PowerMax came out.
Scott SinclairStorage analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group

This enables PowerMax users to take advantage of next generation of media, without creating an additional storage administration burden on the IT team, a Dell spokesperson said.

Automated provisioning has been added to PowerMax via integrated Ansible Playbook modules for hosts, networking and storage. Dell EMC also added a VMware vRealize Orchestrator plugin and a Container Storage Interface plugin to provision persistent storage for workloads in Kubernetes.

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