If this is wrong forum to ask this I'm sorry.
I can't decide which switch should I go with.
I'm total newbie in terms of networking and I want to learn something new (on a homelab level).
I don't have any special requirements, but I'm planning to use pfsense/opnsense on my R220 (I did not...
For future reference:
It did arrive all right from UK to Slovakia.
Looks like brand new, even foil was on front panel, lid screw has one scratch caused by me.
Came with iDrac 7 Enterprise + valid license, and I350-T2 as specified in description.
Very happy with purchase.
Pretty good deal for R220 considering that it contains I350-T2 nic (along with onboard broadcom BCM5720).
It's also good deal for EU as seller does handle import charges. I paid 80 EUR for version with 8GB ram (including shipping and import charges)...
I found company which is transporting goods from US and according to their calculator, shipping would be ~100 eur (freight). But you know how it is with calculators vs real price.
I was very tempted too, but as OP said, it needs to be at least half full, that is 51 drives.
Yes :) 108 GB plots actually. First phase is plotting and it's quite resource intensive. Then, low power pc will be farming. I wanted to make plotting as much effective as possible with 10gbe, but for now I'll use just 1gbe, as I already spent almost all my planned budget.