1. S

    Seeking Advice: Unraid Installation on Dell PowerEdge T420

    I've scored two Dell PowerEdge T420 servers at a steal on Facebook Marketplace. I'm gearing up to install Unraid on one of them, and could use any insights available. Will Unraid play nice with iDRAC? Also, I've seen theres talk about flashing the RAID controller - any firsthand experiences or...
  2. B

    USB-C for Dell OptiPlex 7010 Micro?

    Dell OptiPlex 7010 Micro PCs (just "Micro", not "Micro plus", see Dell OptiPlex Micro 7010 System Guide | Dell Canada) do not have any USB-C port. Does anybody know if USB-C ports can be added using the empty extension ports on the rear?
  3. O

    Reference Material Dell Edge 610, VEP1400 and VEP1400-X series

    Introduction Note: this is a work in progress, diagrams, pictures etc. will be added as well. And I'll ask ChatGPT to condense some of the walls of text with some smaller walls of text after I'm done with my brain dump ;) The Dell VEP series contains desktop and rack-mountable hardware...
  4. Y

    Booting Poweredge T420 MOBO without control panel?

    Hello, I've been into the PC building scene for about a decade now, but I recently acquired my first server-grade parts: a Dell Poweredge T420 motherboard with 2 xeon processors. Since I only have the motherboard, I don't actually possess the necessary control panel that plugs into the header...
  5. F

    Truenas HA - Thoughts/considerations

    Learning how Truenas scale can be used in a HA fasion and wanted to see the thoughts of others. My plan is to run 1 storage device and then have two head servers that can utilize the same storage device. This is my plan: In my mind it should work base on this diagram from truenas but wanted to...
  6. C

    SM863 firmware

    Will the Dell firmware (GB55) for a MZ7KM960HAHP00D3 work on a MZ7KM960HAHP00D6 (currently GB32)?
  7. S

    EU [FS][EU] Dell gaming laptop,supermicro motherboard's,lenovo thinkstation

    Hello guys! Since i have some thing's to sell that i no longer use/need i will be listing em here for in my opinion reasonable prices: Shipping prices can be lower but keep in mind shipping speed will suffer as well 1.Laptop: Dell g5 15 5525 Phantom grey 120hz Received it as a gift for my...
  8. RamGuy

    Dell PowerEdge R610, replacing Dell PERC H700 with something compatible with VMware ESXi 8.x?

    I have a Dell PowerEdge R610 server for LAB usage. As VMware ESXi 6.7 went end-of-life in October 2022, I decided it was time to upgrade. Instead of going with VMware ESXi 7.x I went straight to ESXi 8.x. The upgrade itself wasn't too difficult, have to workaround some unsupported CPU warnings...
  9. pututu

    [FS] [US-CA]: Dell T3600 Workstation

    For sale is one of my first few DC (distributed computing) rigs that I built back in 2016 and hardly used it since early 2020 as I've much more efficient rigs to use. See pictures for details of what you will receive (gpu not included). Just add a gpu to the workstation and off you go. Asking...
  10. Z

    US - WTB: DDR4 ECC - 2666 or better 32GB dimms

    Looking for 1-2TB+ of 32GB DRR4 ECC 2666 or better. DM what you got and prices. Please have 128gb or more available, bulk if possible. Shipping to Michigan - 49002 zip.
  11. J

    Dell 3080 MFF optional ports

    Hi All, I have a dell 3080 MFF that has space for several types of optional connectors VGA, DP , HDMI and USB-C. I want to find out the specific part number for Type-C. As usual, there is no information on the Dell website. I do not mind where it comes from in the world I just need the...
  12. Z

    Dell R720 and PC3L 12800R memory modules

    Hi, I'm negotiating a purchase of a Dell R720 with the following specs: Dell R720 SFF with 16x 2.5" bays 2x Intel Xeon E5-2695v2 128Gb RAM Perc H710 Mini Raid Card The RAM memory is supposed to be PC3 10600R, but I can change it to PC3L 12800R memories, and I'm trying to understand what are...
  13. F

    Dell R720 Disconnecting UEFI Drivers

    Hello everyone!, I recently picked up a Dell R720 and have fired it up for the first time.. The screen was black, reading the words "Initializing firmware interfaces" "Initialization complete" "Lifecycle controller: Collecting System Inventory..." I also saw, for a quick moment, it saying...
  14. C

    NVIDIA PNY T1000 8GB GPU, 40G Mellanox ConnectX-3, 2x Dell Precision 3650 Workstations (GPU compatible + In Warranty!)

    Dell Precision 3650 Tower Workstation $1200 quantity: 2 8 core Xeon W-1370 / 24GB DDR4 / 256GB NVME with Windows 10 + 12TB HDD + **Dell warranty** valid through **3/09/2025** (see bottom for more specs) Buy both $2350 NVIDIA PNY T1000 8GB $375 quantity: 1 Plays Elden Ring on Ultra at 1080...
  15. L

    Dell 15th gen servers with 3rd party ssd drives

    Currently looking at buying a RX750xs with h755 perc in 12 LFF chassis, but the prices listed for sata ssd are just insane. Have it configured with 4x 4TB Sata HDD from Dell and planning to get some additional ssds, like Intel D3-S4610, or Samsung PM883, or Micron 5300 max and put them in some...
  16. I

    dell m1000e Mezzanine compatibility issue

    I have a m1000e with some m820 and m620 that are working fine, each of them have the following network card configured to work on 10gb Ethernet 10 GbE XAUI Broadcom M57710 i am trying to add newer m630 blades . but every mazzine network card i try gives an error and the server does not...
  17. V

    Dell Epyc 7742 - unlock

    Managed to get two 7742 at a decent price. The issue is these are Dell, not the retail version. Couldn't find a solution, online, except getting a Dell system board. Anyone managed to make these work on a Supermicro/Asrock/Gigabyte motherboard?
  18. R

    [FS][US-CA; SF Bay Area] Two separate Dell R740s SFF Used; Full specs in thread

    Hey everyone, I'm back with two R740s. They're both 8 Bay R740 SFFs that I'm looking to sell separately. The main difference between the two is that one has both sockets populated while the other only has one CPU. They're both in excellent condition as seen in the photos I posted below. The...
  19. K

    WTB - Dell R730 / R730XD 3.5 (LFF)

    Hi, I am interested in buying a used dell r730/730xd 3.5 (LFF) server, a functional server would save me from sourcing parts but pm me offers. These are a list of preferred parts not obligatory: 2643v4 / 2667v4 Standard heatsinks (Not low profile) H730 / H730P Dual 1100w PSU Pcie risers that...
  20. F

    Brocade ICX6610 48 port POE SFP+ ports not working

    Hi all, I followed all the guides via FCX / ICX6610 - Fohdeesha Docs. And got my icx licensed and setup. I just purchased a single mode duplex lc to lc fiber cable and plugged it into my dell r620 and into one of the ports on my brocade. No link lights on brocade but i have link light on my dell...