[plug] Firewall suggestion?
nofixed at westnet.com.au
Fri Oct 26 10:45:31 WST 2007
Daniel Pearson (Flashware Solutions) wrote:
> skribe productions wrote:
>> On 10/24/07, *Kev* <kdownes at tpg.com.au <mailto:kdownes at tpg.com.au>>
>> Is there any special reason why a headless mini PC box is unsuitable?
>> None, other than the time to set it up. Haven't had much of that of
>> late. Given the relatively same cost I'd prefer a solution that
>> didn't require several hours to set up. BTW, anyone have any
>> recommendations for a mini-PC case? Any reason why it's a bad idea
>> for a home web/mail server (other than possible heat problems)?
> Also, power consumption would be must less on a small purpose built
> unit. Would work out cheaper in the long run.
I think the last power bill I saw had the rate at $.12/kwh.
At that rate, a device drawing one amp 24/7 for a year would use about
$252 worth of electricity.
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