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    4.8TB Flashmax ii SSD 199 USD

    i rarely hang around this section coz i end up spending.... ARGH!
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    Supermicro PSUs in an ATX Workstation

    nice. i recall seeing something similar with a ATX psu form-factor from FSP. Pricey.
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    help sort out rhev/ovirt networking for a vmware guy

    am working on a POC and a little stumped with the networking side. coming from vSphere, i was hoping some RHEV/ovirt veterans can help clear up my confusion. current esxi nodes run with 3 nics spread across 3 vswitches (yes, not vDS). one for management, vmotion and last for VMs. from what i...
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    High Endurance M.2 (NVMe not sata) SSD?

    Look up BPX Pro. Their 960GB has a TBW of 1665. Not as fast as Samsung though. I got several of these btw and they are solid since i got them.
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    Payback is a B**** for Intel - 7nm process is so broken its not even funny...

    it would be interesting if the rumored nVidia buying ARM is real.
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    Does IPMI require a Supermicro PSU to power on the server?

    X9sri-f powered by seasonic in an evolv here, ipmi works fine.
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    Any experiences with RMA'ing C2000 mobos to SuperMicro?

    i wonder how much it would cost to repair these after the mobo is out of warranty
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    ESXi: Is it possible to boot guest VM from the HBA in DirectPath mode

    this what you meant? How to configure VMware ESXi 6.5.x for VMDirectPath I/O pass-through of any NVMe SSD, such as Windows Server 2016 installed directly on an Intel Optane P4800X booted in an EFI VM | TinkerTry IT @ Home
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    did you manage to get a refund for that?
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    Live migration working between AMD and Intel CPUs on Proxmox

    And here i thought i read the title wrong...
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    Switch that allows custom firmware

    saw some northbound network 5x 1Gb switches but those are generally for development use.
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    Flashing stock Mellanox firmware to OEM (EMC) ConnectX-3 IB/Ethernet dual-port QSFP adapter

    let me add my thanks to this great post. flash worked without a hitch.
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    e5-2695 v2 for $120-150 or less

    Unfortunately, at my side of the world you hardly see anyone using or buying these beauties. I can still recall my peers’ jaws drop when they learned i got xeons in my home network. Lol
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    e5-2695 v2 for $120-150 or less

    nice finds. too bad, i just got the 2670v2 for $120 a couple of weeks back.
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    ESXi server- 4 Port Card NIC recommendation?

    Checked from intel’s site, looks like the I350s are it for gigabit.