I'd like to host a small server at home to use it as a router, file server, Docker containers host, TV box and so on, I'm looking for the cheapest option.
I have found some very cheap used desktop computers with 8GB DDR3, PCIe Gen3, USB3 ports and an Intel
My Thinkpad T480s containing a
i5-8250U is really enough for what I want to do.
In PassMark, the
i5-3750 has almost the same benchmark result as the
i5-8250u. 7176 vs 7676 respectively
Can we really compare both CPUs like this? Can I expect the same power from the old desktop CPU even though it's using DDR3 and is old.