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Im planning to buy a mini Pc from either amazon or AliExpress, But Im not sure which to choose, especially after i heard about the 2.5 update is coming soon.

I need the setup to be able to run a Full-time VPN with 100Mbps speed.


These are the options that im thinking about:  i5-5200u, 4gb ram 64ssd



Celeron J1900, 4gb ram, 16msata:



Which one is better? and do i need more ram or more storage? what does Ram and Storage help with?



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You don't need that much ram or storage for pfsense.  You need a good CPU and good network card(s). The celeron j1900 is out due to lacking AES-NI which is very important for running openvpn.  Both have intel network cards so you're good there.

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3 hours ago, Mad_Max said:

Thank you @go558a83nk for your reply.
So, The i5-5200u is enough to run full time vpn with 100mbps speed?



Yes, even the i3 should be plenty.  Just be sure to enable cryptographic hardware here /system_advanced_misc.php and then select that hardware in your openvpn config you create.  Then AES-NI plus whatever else is on the CPU is in use.

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