Notes to Self

Alex Sokolsky's Notes on Computers and Programming

exi

HTPC with GPU for gaming and playing k8s and, maybe, frigate.

Hardware

Item Description
CPU Intel Core i5-12400F Alder Lake 6C 12T 2.5GHz LGA1700 65W BX8071512400F
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
CPU Fan PWM 120x120x25 mm, 650-1800 rpm
Motherboard ASRock B760M PRO RS LGA1700 MicroATX
RAM Team Elite 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR5 5200 (PC5 41600) TED516G5200C42DC016, 42-42-42-84 1.10V
M.2_0 Key E, supports type 2230 WiFi/BT PCIe WiFi module and IntelĀ® CNVio/CNVio2
M.2_1 Key M, supports type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s), 500GB WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD - Gen3x4 PCIe 8Gb/s, M.2 2280, 3D NAND WDS500G2B0C
M.2_2 Key M, supports type 2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s)
M.2_3 Key M, supports type 2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s)
SATA 4 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors
PCIe1 PCIe 5.0 x16 slot, supports x16 mode, MSI Ventus GeForce RTX 3050 8GB GDDR6 PCIx 4.0 x8, HDMI 2.1, DP v1.4a 115W
PCIe2 PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, supports x4 mode
Ethernet RTL8125BG, onboard
BIOS 3.04
Case Antec
PSU SeaSonic SS-400FL2 Active PFC F3 400W 80 PLUS Platinum Fanless ATX12V / EPS12V
OS Ubuntu Studio 23.10

PCI

root@exi:~# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 4650 (rev 02)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 12th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:06.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 12th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x4 Controller #0 (rev 02)
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Device 7a60 (rev 11)
00:14.2 RAM memory: Intel Corporation Device 7a27 (rev 11)
00:15.0 Serial bus controller: Intel Corporation Device 7a4c (rev 11)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation Device 7a68 (rev 11)
00:17.0 SATA controller: Intel Corporation Device 7a62 (rev 11)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Device 7a38 (rev 11)
00:1d.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Device 7a36 (rev 11)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Device 7a06 (rev 11)
00:1f.3 Audio device: Intel Corporation Device 7a50 (rev 11)
00:1f.4 SMBus: Intel Corporation Device 7a23 (rev 11)
00:1f.5 Serial bus controller: Intel Corporation Device 7a24 (rev 11)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107 [GeForce GTX 750] (rev a2)
01:00.1 Audio device: NVIDIA Corporation GM107 High Definition Audio Controller [GeForce 940MX] (rev a1)
02:00.0 Non-Volatile memory controller: Sandisk Corp WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD (rev 01)
03:00.0 Serial Attached SCSI controller: Broadcom / LSI SAS3008 PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS-3 (rev 02)
04:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8125 2.5GbE Controller (rev 05)

USB

root@exi:~# lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 174c:3074 ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1074 SuperSpeed hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 26ce:01a2 ASRock LED Controller
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 174c:2074 ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1074 High-Speed hub

Power Consumption

While serving a single video stream over SMB and with CPU consumption <4%: 88W