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by yancho
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Setup recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 1466

Re: Setup recommendations

Snake, once more many thanks for your insights! RE: CPU we are talking an L5640 - so a 10 year old CPU, while the Ryzen we're speaking 2 yrs ago at most. Needless to say the differences exist. But what features should I look at when comparing? L1/2/3 cache? Core speed? RE: RAM -would 24GB be a good ...
by yancho
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Setup recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 1466

Re: Setup recommendations

Although now that we are looking, it seems that a 2x 6 core L5540 will use the same power as the Ryzen we chose, and that's 24 threads in total as opposed to 8. Is core speed important or the most important is the threads available? We found some second hand servers which have more than 64GB ram, pr...
by yancho
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Setup recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 1466

Re: Setup recommendations

Hi snake

Thanks again for your answer :)

The issue we have with server hardware is the high TDP and expensive running costs, apart from not being green. That's why we were thinking of going desktop hardware.
by yancho
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Setup recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 1466

Re: Setup recommendations

Dear snake

Thanks for your confirmation.

We are aiming at 1080 cameras, so were thinking to record at 1080 7fps. We also plan to have H264 compression, which means more load on the GPU presumably, but less disk intensive.

Do you see any bottlenecks in the hardware list? Thanks!
by yancho
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Setup recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 1466

Re: Setup recommendations

Thanks snake for your informative reply. Can you please elaborate on the ways it can go wrong to have an alarm based on Zoneminder please? The whole system will be on a UPS so the sirene will still be powered in case of failure With regards to hardware, can you please double-check we are sorted spec...
by yancho
Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Setup recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 1466

Setup recommendations

Hi guys We are currently looking into options to create some security for our church. We need to set up an alarm system and a CCTV system, plus a major overhaul to our IT infrastructure. As you can see from the list of cameras attached, we will be protecting three main buildings, Home and Domus are ...