New Elkhart Lake Hardware for better lowcost NAS (in Q1/2021?)


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https://www.anandtech.com/show/16102/intel-launches-10nm-atom-embedded-cpus-elkhart-lake-now-available

 

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/207909/intel-celeron-processor-j6413-1-5m-cache-up-to-3-00-ghz.html

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/207903/intel-pentium-processor-j6425-1-5m-cache-up-to-3-00-ghz.html

 

 

eight PCIe 3.0 lanes sound good

2 x sata is a little low but vendors could add more

2.5GbE sounds nice but the driver is only in newer kernels and not as single driver source available, so i don't expect it to work for us

same goes for the gen 11 gpu, might not work with the "old" i915 we use, no ehl aka elkhart-lake firmware is used in this driver

the "In-Band ECC" sounds interesting, having ECC with normal ram's by using some of the ram for ecc (might cost performance but might be a great feature for nas)

 

lets see if synology makes a new ds921+ out of this

and just to confuse everyone there is also jasper lake with similar features?

https://www.fanlesstech.com/2020/09/exclusive-jasper-lake-lineup.html

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