Originally Posted by CityK
I'd cancel your order, but that decision relies upon you
I guess you missed my remark that I ordered the DN2800MT as a headless server
board, so with regards to this specific planned use I don't care about GPU support at all as no X will be running on it.
I started this thread not specifically for this board I ordered but more in general to collect information with regards to these new Atoms.
I just found the following post on SPCR which shows that the hardware has real potential:
Finally got my hands on Intel's newest atom board. So , let's play.
Setup: Intel DN2800MT , 2GB RAM , Kingston mSATA SSD , 12v AC/DC 4.16A brick(not the best one , some random generic stuff).
Software: Windows 7 Pro , K-lite codec pack 8.4
Idle: 7 W (stays most of the time)
1080p : 8 W - 9 W .
Max CPU(LinX Problem Size 10000 , Memory to use 772MB) : 10 - 11 W .
8-9 Watts for the whole system during 1080p playback!! Wow! This is comparable to what a standalone Bluray player consumes, but their CPUs (or rather SoCs) are far more limited than an Atom.
I wish Intel was as capable at writing drivers as they are at making hardware...
Edit: there is now an article with detailed power consumption measurements on my web site here:http://www.linuxtech.net/reviews/int...ower_draw.html
(it's still missing some measurements that I will add as soon as a bug in the Linux kernel related to the CedarView Atom GPU has been fixed)
Edit: It seems there is a Meego version with a close source graphics driver for the new Atoms:http://repo.meego.com/MeeGo/updates/...32-cedartrail/
Related release notes:https://meego.com/downloads/releases...release-update
I'm downloading it now so I can test it when I get the board (before I start using it for it's intended server use)