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    Intel CAS software on home server

    Has anyone used Intel CAS (Cache Acceleration Software) on a windows server and seen any improvements? I am toying around with picking up an Intel NVME drive to use the free Intel CAS software on my home file server, mainly to buffer writes. Slightly worried about a single point of failure with...
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    US FS 1U 2.5" Supermicro E5 V2 2.3GHz 10 core 64GB RAM 10GB SFP+

    Selling off one of my home servers that's been collecting dust since an upgrade last year. This will run Windows 2016 and 2019 server as a Hyper-V host. IPMI has been reset to the default ADMIN/ADMIN. Comes with inner rails only. Ebay Heatware Asking $400 shipped to the lower 48 by UPS ground...
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    FS 1u Supermicro X9SCL-F, E3 1270, 4x 2.5" 5TB server

    For sale: 1u Supermicro server Chassis SC 113 PSU PWS-562-1H 560W MB X9SCL-F CPU E3 1270 3.4GHz Ivy Bridge RAM 4x 2GB DDR3 1333 ECC SAS Highpoint RocketRAID 2720SGL SSD 180GB Intel Pro 1500 HDD 4x 5TB Seagate ST5000LM000 2.5" I would...
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    SOLD Supermicro X9SRI-F QDNR 64GB SC113 chassis FT

    SOLD I know this is a long shot. I have a Supermicro X9SRI-F with an E5 V2 ES QDNR which runs 2.3GHz on 10 cores with 64GB DDR3 1333. It is in a Supermicro 113 chassis which has 8x 2.5" drive trays and a DVD, I think with a 330w PSU. I am looking for a trade or partial swap. I need to change...
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    X9DRH-7F onboard LSI 2208 16 drive limit

    I picked up a Supermicro X9DRH-7F recently. It's going in a SC216 24 bay chassis with a SAS 2 expander backplane. Supermicro lists the X9DRH-7F as having a 16 drive limit. I may not ever hit 16+ drives in this system but I was planning on trying a few of the flash guides to attempt unlocking the...
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    FS Supermicro X5687, Avoton servers, switches and more

    I'm listing items as I take pictures of them so keep coming back over the next few hours. I am guessing on some of the prices. If I am significantly off and you are interested, make me an offer. My heatware which I barely use and ebay which I use too much for references. All items include UPS...
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    Common sense assembly

    Some people really shouldn't be building their own computers. Here's my latest ebay acquisition. The air shroud was over the fans and heatsink but the heatsink was mounted sideways so no air could flow through it. Needless to say, the fans started ramping up shortly after powering it on. On the...
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    Pfsense Rangeley build

    I am in need of upgrading my router. My current setup is a 1.266 P III s running Monowall and it's choking with a 300/20 connection. I was planning on repurposing an old Supermicro PDSME with a Pentium D 955 Presler then I made the mistake of looking up the power consumption. That lead me to...
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    100 Samsung 840's

    I just got a new project at work and need some help with convincing management on how bad of an idea this is. Basically someone gave me about 100 Samsung 840 drives and wants some older servers upgraded. The servers are running Supermicro SMC AOC-USAS-S8iR controllers on a passthru backplane...
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    Thinking of trying unRaid

    I think I am loosing my mind for considering this but I am contemplating using unRaid on an Atom for my next upgrade. My current setup is a server I started building in 2009 so it's age is starting to worry me and I am out of bulk storage space. Dual 3GHz quad core 5400 Xeon, 56GB RAM, 8x 450GB...