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Intel Core-I7-4790K Mini Itx Pc Vs Latte Panda For Robot Main Pc Control

While i was looking through my options of a small form facter pc with plenty of computational power and read and write ability, i stumbled accross the intel core i7-4790K mini itx pc. The i7-4790K is a quad-core 4.0ghz base clock cpu with turbo up to 4.4ghz and stable overclocking to 4.6ghz with capable 32gb ddr3 ram/possibly 64gb ram ddr3, not sure forgot to check, but any ways it also can use gtx titan gpu's and i believe they are 4tb hdd/250 ssd capable, plus usb external hhd/ssd and nvme ssd as well at a really afford price, ive seen several motherboards with cpu and 8gb ram any where from $150-$300. When comparing the core i7-4790K mini itx pc to latte panda alpha 8gb honestly, for the price it just makes more since to use the i7-4790K for its quad core 4.0/turbo4.4/oc 4.6 cpu vs latte panda alpha's dual core 2.8/turbo 3.4 cpu, even if latte panda comes out with a quad-core, the i7-4790K is still a better deal. Also just last yea 2019 the i7-4790K was still being used on the robocup torniments, i found online here in the line below. So any of you interested in using i7-4790K mini itx vs latta panda now?

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So the i7-4790K mini itx won't run the synthiam software?
Incorrect, I never said that. If it runs windows runs Arc.
I didnt say u never said it wouldn't i just asked but do u see where im trying to come from, robotics isnt cheap, but where there is a will there is a way and im just tryn to help out my fellow comrades, who are trying to do the same in my shoes.
Guess the main deciding factors are...

1) is there enough space in the robot 

2) is there enough power (i.e. does the robot require a AC plug into the wall or run off batteries)

3) can it run Windows (therefore capable of running ARC)

4) does it break your budget

Work within those constraints and you're good to go:D
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Good point dj, looking at it from the view point makes a lot of sense. Thanks dj. 
Ptp also wow that's alot for just the cpu, ive been seeing used already together mini itx pc's for sale on ebay and facebook market place for $150-300, i probably should have specified my sources lol, but yea the latta panda alpha brand new vs brand new i7-4790K minus board and components makes more sense to go latte panda lol, ive been so used to salvaging parts for my pc's and buying used i forget how much buying it new can be so costly lol my bad yo
Well the Latte panda original is working perfectly for my needs with a 7" HDMI touch panel but waiting on ARC for mobile so I can just use an Android Tablet which would be huge saving on battery power!