It`s quite easy these days to build a many-core compute cluster that is low-powered, running Linux, and performant-friendly. Here`s a small cluster build that`s begun at Phoronix and has twelve 1.2GHz cores while the total system power consumption under load is just about 30 Watts. "
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips