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  1. WeekendWarrior

    Seeking assistance with SX6018 conversion to Ethernet

    Would anyone be open to converting my 4x 6018s from IB into 40GBE as a paid project? I've followed this thread on and off for a couple years, and like the MacGyver aspects of the conversion, but have too many other projects already going on. I don't need anything fancy - just a simple 40GBE...
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    Eaton managed PDU (208V) $120 NIB

    Eaton's "managed" PDUs measure power through each outlet and allow an outlet-by-outlet ability to turn the power on/off. This set of features is Eaton's highest-end PDU. Managed PDUs can be fairly pricey, especially when new. This listing is a crazy good deal for a brand new, Eaton managed...
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    WTB: (1-4 sets of) 24x 16GB DDR3 for Supermicro mobo

    I have several Supermicro motherboards to populate with 16GB DDR3 DIMMs. Please let me know if you have 24x of the same DIMM. May want up to 4x sets of 24. Thanks!
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    Good deal: ICX7150-C12P-2X1G for $165 via BO

    This eBay seller was selling C12Ps for $195 + $10/unit shipping but I talked him into $165 BO + $10/unit shipping. He updated the listing to allow my BO and was OK with me sharing it with friends (BO is OK for you also). He previously rejected $160 BO so I would view this as $165+10 or don't...
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    BPN-SAS2-846EL1 $100 incl shipping

    These are coming down in price but this is the lowest I've seen at $100 including shipping. SuperMicro Server Backplane | BPN-SAS2-846EL1 672042069316 | eBay
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    Good price on Supermicro 74-bay storage system (5 available)

    For those among us that want "the mother of all FreeNAS systems," Unix Surplus has a good (not necessarily great) deal on 74-bay Supermicro systems with 2x v2 e5 processors and 256GB RAM for $1146+ $250 shipping. This box is the next level up from the 847 boxes (45 bays) discussed on this...
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    Arista 7050QX-32 $450 incl shipping 2 available

    This is a good price on Arista's 32-port 40G switch. Usually 500-600 but only 450 here including shipping (2 available). TESTED-Arista DCS-7050QX-32 Front to Rear Airflow Network Switch | eBay
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    846 SAS2 BPN $120 7 available

    The 24-port SAS2 backplanes for 846s have been coming down in price lately but this is the cheapest I've seen at $120 incl shipping. 7 available at present. BPN-SAS2-846EL1 4U SAS/SATA Backplane 24 Port w/ Frame (Supermicro) SAS2 672042069316 | eBay
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    FS: 13x 826 boxes "free" with Netshelter CX 42U

    Edit: meant to say that Netshelter was free with 13x boxes I've listed 13X Supermicro 826 boxes with 64GB RAM, 2X E5-2640v1, SAS2 backplane, and LSI 9207-8i HBA in nice condition in a separate listing. If someone is willing to buy all 13 as a group for $5500 + shipping (US48 only) (a discount...
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    FS: SM 826s, DDR3 RAM, SSDs

    I've accumulated a little too much hardware so hopefully someone can give it a good home. Checked all prices against eBay so hopefully they seem reasonable. Open to reasonable discounts on quantity. 13x Supermicro 826 with X9DRI-LN4F+ v1.2 (supports v2 processors) motherboard, 2x E5-2640 SAS2...
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    S3500 80GB 6 for $115 or BO

    Everyone's favorite boot drive seems to be coming down in price. This listing has 6 for $115/BO. No word on usage/condition but the prices ($19/unit) is low by market standards. (LOT OF 6) Intel SSD DC S3500 Series 80GB 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s SSD SSDSC2BB080G4 | eBay
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    BPN-SAS2-846EL1 $175 incl shipping (7 avail)

    I've been watching these for a while and this quite good relative to recent market prices (usually 200 or above). Note that you'll need the mounting bracket from a current backplane though. SUPERMICRO BPN-SAS2-846EL1 4U 24 PORT SAS SATA BACKPLANE WITH FRAME | eBay
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    Supermicro BPN-SAS2-846EL1 $200 + $13 shipping

    This is a good price at least within the last 12 months for the SAS2 backplane for an 846 box: Supermicro BPN-SAS2-846EL1, REV 1.11 | eBay. Seller has 4 available. Hope that helps someone!
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    S3500 80GB drives $26.25 ea in qty 4

    A good price on everyone's favorite boot drive: this seller has 4 lots of 4 drives each for $100 + $5 shipping per lot. That $26.25/unit with shipping. Intel SSD DC S3500 Series 80GB Drive (Lot of 4) | eBay
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    WTB 8x 2.5" drives (same type/size)

    I am looking for 8x 2.5" drives suitable for 24/7 power-on. I prefer HGST Ultrastars, based on my LFF experiences, but can be flexible. Would like something in the 500GB or larger size. Speed is less important. SATA preferred but SAS may be OK (I have several HBAs sitting around). I'm not...
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    Extended battery for EATON 9PX6K UPS (9PXEBM180RT)

    For those of us that like the Eaton UPS systems, and I know there are others on this forum in that category, the 9PX6K UPS allows for one or more external batteries to extend the charge capacity of the 6K model (which provides up to 6KVA hence the 6K portion of its name). The challenge with...
  17. WeekendWarrior

    Eastern Washington and Bitcoin Mining

    Saw this recently and thought crypto fans might find it interesting: This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town
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    WTB: 8/16GB DIMMs for SM X9DRT-HF (see list)

    I have some X9DRT-HF nodes that need DDR3 memory. If you have RAM on SM's tested memory list (excerpted below) please let me know your price: M393B1K70CH0-CH9 HMT31GR7BFR4C-PB HMT31GR7CFR4C-PB MT36JSF1G72PZ-1G6M1 M393B1K70DH0-CK0 M393B1G73BH0-CK0 HMT41GU7MFR8C-PB M391B1G73QH0-CMA...
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    BPN-SAS2-846EL1 $180 BIN

    This is the cheapest I've seen these in recent times - SAS2 backplane for the 846 at $180 BIN + $20 shipping. BPN-SAS2-846EL1 | eBay Hope that helps someone
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    Supermicro BPN-SAS2-EL1 $200 BIN

    Haven't seen these under $250 in a while but seller has 2X @ $200: Supermicro BPN-SAS2-846EL1, REV 1.11 | eBay Supermicro BPN-SAS2-846EL1 | eBay That's a good deal by modern standards