I get you but everything is about compromise.
I am convinced that the i3 would be the way to go if all other aspects are ok. Any good 1150 board with more NICs and I'm sold.
it's touch and go there between i3 and atom as it is. I'll keep checking out hardware options.
Low power high efficiency PSU's don't seem to exist either, I'm a solar cell physicist do I might be a bit biased about optimizing efficiency... But a desktop PSU for
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