It has been nothing but great using this machine. Good efficient all purpose hypervisor host for home. For NIC’s you have to create own image with VMware Flings. Maybe I will dedicate one post on this.
Some specs to show off:
Manufacturer Intel(R) Client Systems
CPU Logical processors 8
Processor type 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-1145G7 @ 2.60GHz
Cores per socket 4
Hyperthreading Yes, enabled
Memory 31.63 GB
Capacity 119.75 GB
Used 3.09 GB
Free 116.66 GB
TigerLake-LP GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] good for hardware encoding with passthrough
2x Ethernet Controller I225-LM (2,5GbE) can be used as router with dedicated NICs.
Image profile ESXi-7.0U3d-19482537
BIOS release date
Thursday, February 17, 2022, 01:00:00 +0100
Been running it 24/7 for months now without issues of any kind.