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I've been thinking of putting a low power device on the network to run the webserver on and perhaps some storage.
The HP microserver had caught my eye...
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> On 4 Jan 2017, at 18:14, mr meowski via list <list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 04/01/17 13:15, Joseph Bennie via list wrote:
>> Looking for any of these: 2 premium & quiet >100TDP LGA1366 heatsinks
>> with Fan, DDR3 EEC Ram , nvidia tesla grid class GFX cards... for a
>> project to build a VM server using an Intel S5500U Motherboard and
>> 2xE5520 CPU's. and or an micro ATX case to fit a AAHD2-HY.
> *nvidia tesla grid class GFX cards*
> Haha, that's quite something to casually throw in there amongst cheap
> random parts! You can buy a stack of those prehistoric Xeons for a few
> quid on Ebay and DDR3 ECC RAM is easy to get hold of - you're going to
> have to bring something pretty major to the table for someone to do
> swapsies on a Grid though.
> You're also going to be wasting your time putting a monster like that on
> such a crappy platform I'm afraid, the S5500 simply won't be capable of
> driving it properly. AFAIK all Grid cards are PCIe v3 x16 just for a
> start, and even a second hand one would be worth much, much more than
> the rest of that ancient server!
I know, but you'll be surprised at what people chuck. ive got an nivida k2000d in the other box - works really well with the grid driver, providing accelerated 3d to two vms :)Â - cost me Â80. so no harm in asking
you know pcie auto downgrades as long as the card is pcie 1.1 or above.
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