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  1. Mark

    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    ... I was most excited for the usb c port :D It does runs a lot cooler than the 6610 and yes its a little louder.
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    Frankenstein Modded Mellanox Adapters What The

    I want to see the inside.
  3. Mark

    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Thanks for this just picked one up.
  4. Mark

    Mikrotik CRS317-1G-16S+RM / 10GbE

    Tossed this unit into my network and I was able to secure one of the S+RJ10 10gbe modules works flawlessly with the x540. As others have stated its really a dumb switch at this point but really is a great value.
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    STH Aeon Mining Pool Beta Access

    I would like to join. I have a couple of idle boxes.
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    DELL JM42W Intel X520-T2 Does Anyone Have Any Experience Of?...

    Not sure I've only installed one of x540-t2 cards into my Z170 desktop system. I'm running mellanox connectx-3's in all my servers. I've got a X99 system that I plan to put the other one into. I'll see where I land with that. Might end up getting different cards if it doesn't work with all my ram.
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    DELL JM42W Intel X520-T2 Does Anyone Have Any Experience Of?...

    Z170 is an intel chipset very consumer board... Your Z820 is a workstation and is likely running a Cxxx chipset which will likely not have an issue. Here is the thread I was talking about: DELL X540-T2 10 GbE NIC want allow M/B to boot There is also another post on dell's forums about it...
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    DELL JM42W Intel X520-T2 Does Anyone Have Any Experience Of?...

    I just recently got 2 of the dell cards and they use the standard drivers, you can even flash the latest intel firmware. The one odd ball thing and you can google this is that there is a memory issue with intel consumer chipsets where basically your system won’t post if it has a lot of ram. I...
  9. Mark

    FS: Motherboards, CPU, RAM, Etc

    Hi Guys, Unloading some of my excess hardware that I've got sitting around: 1x Supermicro X9DR3-F 2nd 16x PCI-E Slot Plastic Arm Snapped (See pic http://i66.tinypic.com/2s6823c.jpg) - $345 1x Gigabyte GA-7PESH2 - $300 4x HMT42GR7BFR4A - $220 6x E5-2670 SR0KX - $70 each 1x RS2BL080 with SSD...
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    HGST HE6 6TB $189.99

    Same with mine. :)
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    HGST HE6 6TB $189.99

    Snagged the last 4 thanks for posting!
  12. Mark

    Another Cheap 10Gb Switch Option (Netgear 4 x SFP+ and more)!

    Not POE. Still really good prices.
  13. Mark

    Cheap Gigabyte Dual 2011 Motherboards

    Unless I'm confused I posted the GA-7PESH2 NIB yesterday... I had offered the seller 200$ and he responded back with 225 + ship... He still has 5 left.
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    Dual Socket 2011 GA-7PESH2 - Good Price

    Just ordered 2 of these myself. Seller accepted 225 per board + shipping. Seems like a good deal to me... GIGABYTE Server Motherboard - Intel C602 Chipset - Socket R LGA-2011 GA-7PESH2 Intel C602 Chipset 2 x 10GbE BASE-T LAN ports (Intel® X540-AT2) LSI® SAS2008 RAID 0/1/1E/10 Should work...
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    Intel Xeon E5-2670 Deal and Price Tracking

    Loving this thread been watching the cpu's since it was originally posted. Got 2 at around $80 each then another 4 when they hit $62. My system was orginally a single socket hexacore socket 2011. I swapped that out for the 2670 and then started the search for motherboards. As many have noted in...
  16. Mark

    Cheap 2TB HDs

    Any chance to check the run time yet? I'm interested in buying a bunch from the same seller.
  17. Mark

    Raidz Question

    Thank you. Based on the calculator there is a very very small chance of failure for Raid 6. Yet if I move to RaidZ3 with 19 disk its showing 0%.
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    Raidz Question

    Hi Guys, I've been searching but struggling to find what I'm looking for. How is reliability 18 Disk RaidZ2 setup? The RAID Reliability Calculator only has RaidZ3. Right now I've got 2 x (6x2TB RaidZ2) with 14.6TB usable space. I was thinking about rebuilding and moving to 18 x 2TB in RaidZ2 to...
  19. Mark

    Hitachi Harddisks Thread (5K3000, 7K3000, 7K2000)

    Hi, Trying to find the latest firmware for a 2TB 7K3000 HUA723020ALA641. Can anyone assist? I see HUA723020ALA640 listed in this thread but I'm not certain it will work with my drive. Thanks -Mark
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    Performance Expectations C2758 RSync SSH AES-256

    Hi Guys, Looking for guidance on how the C2758 should perform handling Rsync with SSH AES-256. I currently have 2 servers 1 of which is an E5-2620v2 and the other is a C2758. I'm trying to Rsync a 50gb file from the E5 server to the C2758 over a 10GB connection. What I'm seeing is the SSH...