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In addition to MiniFree, there's the Talos II[1] which is an entirely free motherboard and CPU (based on IBM's POWER9). It's a very modern CPU specification, and is also fairly powerful. Currently pre-orders are open. They are a bit pricey (~$2k for a fully prebuilt machine), but if you feel that you want a more powerful CPU that is an option. They also have server offerings.

[1]: https://www.raptorcs.com/content/base/products.html




Back in the days when a new computer became hopelessly obsolete within 3 years, I would never have considered spending that much. But perhaps now I might :)




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