Notes to Self

Alex Sokolsky's Notes on Computers and Programming


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


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 Intel® CNVio/CNVio2
  Intel WiFi6 AX201 Bt 5.2
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)
  Edge TPU ML compute accelerator, Coral TPU M.2 B+M
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
  1xPCIe to 4xSATA M.2 adapter
Ethernet onboard RTL8125BG
BIOS 3.04
Case Antec
PSU SeaSonic SS-400FL2 Active PFC F3 400W 80 PLUS Platinum Fanless ATX12V / EPS12V
OS Ubuntu Studio 23.10
Monitor Samsung QN75Q80TAFXZA
Speakers SAMSUNG HW-Q950T 9.1.4 Soundbar + Sub + Surrounds


alex@exi > lsusb
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 174c:3074 ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1074 SuperSpeed hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 004: ID a604:0715 2.4G Composite Devic Wireless Devic
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 046d:c548 Logitech, Inc. Logi Bolt Receiver
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 174c:2074 ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1074 High-Speed hub
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 8087:0026 Intel Corp. AX201 Bluetooth
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 26ce:01a2 ASRock LED Controller
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Power Consumption

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