• Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Posts: 11795 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > I'd seriously consider a separate cpu card (to allow for upgrading the T1042 or possibly
    > even using the T1021)

    ...or the T1022 I guess ;-)

    > and to reduce the number of mainboard layers.

    Less layers make for a cheaper design, but a separate CPU card is more expensive than the CPU soldered on the mainboard. I'm not sure if the result would be positive or negative on balance.

    > If necessary we can add an SATA controller for the T2081.

    ...adding to the BOM and complexity again.
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