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    Retailer/supplier recommendations/lists

    Hi! So having come to building a small home server/lab for some basic things, and reading a lot online, I'm finding it hard to find places to shop for primarily server spec/designated parts. My usual friends (in the UK) ebuyer/scan don't really have server parts - I'm finding motherboards...
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    Canada FS: 2620, 2630, 2680, 2697 v3 CPUs

    I have some Xeon 2600 v3 CPUs I'm looking to get rid of. Here's what I have 1x 2620 v3 - $70/ea 4x 2630 v3 - $110/ea 7x 2680 v3 - $160/ea 2x 2697 v3 - $350/ea Prices in USD. Not all are tested but I can test if needed. The 2697's are in use right now but I will pull them for a serious offer...
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    Power efficient Processor for nas build .

    Hi , i am a student i am planning to build a freenas for my home data backup and plex purpose . Can anyone suggest me any power efficient processor for this build . suggest anything except atom c servers processors . Please suggest some processor which supports ECC memory . And not a Atom...
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    Will 1x 130W processor use more electricity than 2x 80W?

    So the title is a little obvious, but here's the gist. I'm currently running a Supermicro 6027-DTRF dual node chassis as a home kubernetes cluster. I'm always trying to optimize my home equipment to use less power (I pay ~45c/kWh during peak), so I'd like to try and dial this down a bit, if...
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    FS: ES/QS Xeon Processors (Skylake, Broadwell, Haswell, IVB) and More

    Hey all, I've got a wedding and a big move coming up so it's time to clean out the office. This post contains Skylake, Broadwell, Haswell, and a couple of IVB processors. I only have an X99 board on hand so only the Broadwell and Haswell processors have been tested (all of which passed with...
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    [FS] Intel Xeon E5-2630v3 CPU

    The ebay listing is below for my Intel Xeon E5-2630v3. I'm looking to get about $350 for it, but am open to reasonable offers! Shipping is free via USPS. Intel Xeon E5-2630V3 (E5-2630 V3) 2.4GHz Eight Core (8c/16t) Processor 735858285339 | eBay
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    RAM and CPU Question

    Hey everbody, I‘ve come into the next round of Planing my personal NAS. As i Mentioned in previous threads i want to use FreeNAS with ZFS (RAID-Z2) for the storage of my movies and music and photos. Maybe i want to stream mkv files (movies) - but only for myself (which means that there a few...
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    EU Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3 16 Core 36 Thread 40M Cache, 2.30 GHz

    Used CPU, currently working in a Dell T630 server. Testing is available via Teamviewer if needed. Accepting reasonable offers as I don't know for what price these go usually.
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    Micro server Gen 8 Dual Fan New Cooling System

    Hi all, New to the forum so hello all I wrote about this in much more detail on my blog here with instructions. I recently installed dual fans on my Gen 8 heatsink after installing the Intel Core i3 3240 processor. Installing the i3 processor gave me a huge increase in performance but...
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    Will Xeon E5-2683V3 OEM 2 Stepping work with Asus X99 Deluxe (not U3.1) Mobo?

    Hi, I wonder if anyone knows if the Xeon E5-2683 V3 OEM [2 Stepping] will work with the Asus X99 Deluxe (not U3.1) Motherboard? Please note that both are LGA-2011-V3, so I do not mean compatibility in that regards. The Chip is stated as OEM not ES/QS, and the Motherboard is the non U3.1...
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    Curiosity - Intel Xeon Phi Processor

    Hello all, I came across this interesting chip recently and wanted to see what information you all may know about this chip and if it is usable in any new systems that have come out recently, or any slated to come out soon. This appears to be an Intel Xeon Phi Processor (as it says it on the...
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    Hey y'all I'm not very tech savvy. But I could use some help. I just upgraded from a amd a4 6300 apu to a a8 7670k and as soon as I turned it on it went to a black screen displaying the processor and speed dram size USB devices and sata ports. There is a b2 at the bottom right side of the...