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    GPU Server Build for ~$50k

    Hello everyone, I am constructing a multi-GPU server for a small lab and am looking for good suggestions for vendors and specific chassis models. There are a few constraints that we are under: 1) We are limited on price, and therefore purchasing equipment completely decked out is not...
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    Help needed to set up a WebRTC media server on a physical server

    Hello everyone, I am new to physical servers and would appreciate your help in setting up a WebRTC media server on a Dell Poweredge R730 server that I recently purchased on Ebay. I am planning to use this server as a lab server to build my POC. Here are my requirements: I need to run a...
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    Please help me pick a server or MB with lots of PCI-E.

    I would like to set up a server for AI/inference. Already have some GPUs. An RX580 and a P40. I couldn't get the P40 running in any of my other systems due to incompatibility. I will eventually get more GPU as my budget allows. They will be high vram GPUs like more P40s or 3090, etc. I was set...
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    Asrock B550m and LSI card capbality

    Good morning, I am building my new server and having issues with my LSI card. Not sure but my drivers are not showing up. Thinking I have done something wrong or the LSI card is not working: Specs: - Asrock b550m Steel Legend -AMD Ryzen 7 3700x -G.Skill 3200 ddr4 -Silverstone sst-SX500 PSU...
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    [FS][US-TN] CPUs, RAM, SSDs, Networking, Servers, etc.

    I posted this on r/homelabsales and figured I'd throw it here as well. I recently decom'd some gear and am unloading what I can to fund the Dell MX7000 lab project. Prices shown below are negotiable and shipping to the lower 48 states is dependent on the category of item, as detailed below...
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    Replacement for old HP Microserver Gen 8 (Proxmox)

    Hello together, I am looking for a replacement for my HP Microserver Gen 8 as it is now maxed out with 16GB RAM. My problem: My 19" rack is only a maximum of 32cm deep, so the case may not be deeper. Currently, the HP Microserver Gen 8 is running Proxmox with three virtual machines...
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    Help me choose motherboard for NAS

    Hi, I am building a NAS server that will run TrueNAS Scale. I have 3x Ironwolf 8 TB HDD that will be set in RAID Z1 with some additional caching SSDs. And now the question. I need a motherboard for 9100F that will have 6xSATA ports, 2xM.2, support for ECC RAM (I will have 32Gb at the beginning)...
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    EU I search for a Asus Z10pa u8

    Hello, if someone has an z10pa u8 i would buy it, i would take the 10g-2s as well if someone has this Note: i life in germany and i am 16yr old and search for it since i am 15 xdd, soooo please did someone have this and would sell it to me, Have a great christmas day!
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    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.
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    HP Reliant DL360p G7 - I'm building my first server and it's so different than building a PC :O [HELP!]

    Hi, I watched a bunch of videos on YT how to get an old enterprise server and make it work as home media device or a home server, the things are pretty cheap, but I'm also a pretty poor student, so I'd rather not experiment with parts that might not work. I'm planning to go with DebianEdu or...
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    FS (PA, US): Lenovo workstation servers (D30, S30) with tons of RAM

    Lenovo Thinkstation D30: 2x E5-2603 $300 + RAM + shipping Lenovo Thinkstation S30: 1x Xeon E5-1620 $100 + RAM + shipping Working well, just don't need this kind of capacity at home any more. Amazing home servers--load them up with RAM and SSDs to your heart's content. I have gobs of 16GB...
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    Downgraded PCIE lane speed/width?

    Hi, So I have been looking at how much lanes each of my pcie cards were using and saw something I am not sure about. I have 3 cards in my server. 1 Quadro P400 , a LSI 9201-8i and a Realtek 2.5gb/s nic with 2 ports. My cpu is a Ryzen 5 2600 which has 20 pcie lanes. My worries is that when...
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    [US][US-CA] Gigabyte AMD Epyc server and some other networking stuff.

    Hi all! I am selling my home lab server. GIGABYTE R272-Z30 AMD Epyc 7313p 16 Core CPU 128GB ECC Registered RAM Adaptec 4 port SAS Raid Controller 1TB Crucial SSD NO OS (or I can install Linux if you prefer). $3,500 I also have a Ubiquity UDM Pro for sale, it's less than a year old...
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    Looking for a CPU + Mobo combo for a home lab

    Hi Guys, I am looking for a mobo + CPU combination for my home lab. Currently, I have 2x monster ESXi servers, each with 256GB RAM and 12+ cores. I'd like to replace that with a small cluster of 3x (or more) ESXi hosts so that if there is a power outage I can shut down all of the non-essential...
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    EU [FS] SAS SATA NVMe SSDs, Servers, FC storages Promise VTRAK , Drobo

    Selling out my lab. Even thougn Apple XSAN died long ago until now I used it successfully with this setup. HPE SAS 12G 15.36TB(aka Samsung PM1643) 6x 1500€ have HPE caddies, firmware HPD8, 512B Huawei SAS 12G 7.68TB 12x 700€ 512B Samsung SATA 6G 845DC PRO 8x 150€ 10TBW 5Y Dell SATA 6G...
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    FS: Lenovo P620 Workstation :: Threadripper Pro :: 32 cores :: like new $4600

    This was acquired for a project that ended up going in a different direction and therefore has been powered off and hardly used. I'm not sure if there's a way to determine the power-on hours usage but my guess it is under 80 hours. This is like new and comes with the original box. The EVGA Titan...
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    Render Server For Premiere Pro and After Effects

    I use Premiere Pro and After Effects for video editing. I built a separate server to handle rendering to not bog down my editing rig. I set it up using media encoder. However, many of my projects utilize dynamic link between premiere and after effects. This gets missed when I have this machine...
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    [WTB][US-OH] A rack server with an SAS HBA or RAID controller and honestly any other random homelab stuff you're looking to sell.

    I'm starting from scratch and seeing what I can build in my basement. Hopefully a full cabinet someday. Both Local transactions and shipping would work. Shoot me a message with what you have and price(s). Doesn't have to be high-end but obviously I'd pay more for that. I've wanted for years to...
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    From spinners to SSD

    Hi Folks. I have a SQL Server database running on a virtualized Windows Server 2012 R2 (VMware ESXi). I have a task from Accountancy to boost the performance of the database. The database has about 70GB and the RAM allocated is about 90GB. The virtual machine is spinning on SAS Disks 10k -...
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    Server Hardware Help

    Hi All, I have been attempting to plan my server build for a few weeks, I know what I want it to do, but I don't know what components to use. My real problems finding the CPU/MOBO, but if you see any other glaring problems I would appreciate your input. I have a budget of around...