[ntp:questions] Intel Atom systems as GPS/PPS stratum-1 servers

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Mon Mar 8 10:41:26 UTC 2010

Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2010-03-07, Terje Mathisen<"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no">  wrote:
>> David J Taylor wrote:
>>> Does anyone have any experience with Intel Atom systems as stratum-1
>>> servers from a serial GPS/PPS source? Perhaps using FreeBSD. Is there
>>> anything fundamental in these processors or their chipsets which
>>> prevents full-precision performance being obtained? Any chipsets to avoid?
>> I haven't seen any of those tiny Atom systems (like an Asus Eee Box)
>> with a serial port?
> Take a look at
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816101262&cm_re=atom_server-_-16-101-262-_-Product
> SUPERMICRO SYS-5015A-H 1U Barebone Server Intel 945GC Intel Atom 330
> Dual-Core 1.6GHz processor - Retail

OK, thanks!

I hadn't looked at any rack-mount units.


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