When shopping for an NUC recently I found Bee link had the lowest prices for my 8th gen Intel i5 model. I'm in the us but paid $250 for a unit with 8gb ram, 256gb ssd, and i5 8279 CPU for my new 4k TV.Still waiting on my GMKtec device, but just came across the Bee-Link sale.
The Beelink U59 model looks like a solid affordable option at €253 right now with an Intel Celeron N5105, 16GB or RAM, 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD but with room for dual channel ram up to
64GB16GB and another 2.5" SSD.
Hey @Madjalapeno , i am curious about the CM. Do you have other posts about it? Does it bring any advantage to your build over the pi 4b? Thanks!
It doesn't look like it in that instance, but it does have differences like a single lane PCIe slot on that base board which may be a useful improvement in some applications. Keep in mind that many drivers have barely been tested on platforms other than x86 and amd64 so there may be bugs to be solved. I don't know whether anyone has tested it with PCIe to PCI bridges, but PCI drivers are even less likely to have been tried with ARM.