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    Advice for building a home server/workstation

    Hello, I'm a complete newbie when it comes to building servers so please be patient :) Recently I decided to build a server which would be used for storage, but also as a workstation where I would have multiple virtual machines for testing/gaming/audio production. After some research it seems...
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    ECC & Non-ECC

    Hello everyone. You guys here have already given me more detailed answers, that allowed me to learn than any other forum I've used in the past to learn about servers. Thank you so much! Now I have a new question. I'm in the process on deciding on hardware to use in my server. It will have 2...
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    I Need a desktop ATX LGA1151 motherboard with Access Control Service, VT-d, and APICv

    Hello I want to enable the passthrough of my GeForce RTX 2080Ti GPU in Windows Server (2019 preferred) using DDA. I need to buy another motherboard, since my current Gigabyte AORUS Pro motherboard will not support the ACS. I don't want to buy another CPU, reusing my i9-9900K...
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    A motherboard which supports the Access Control Service for the desktop segment compatible with the cpu I9-9900k

    Hello. I would like to try to enable the passtrough of my graphic card (geforce rtx 2080 ti) on Windows server using the DDA. To do this,I need to buy another motherboard,because the one I have (gigabyte aorus pro) does not support the ACS. Problem is that I don't want to buy another CPU. I...
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    Virtual Machine Security

    It seems like there's a decent number of VM guys here, so... My employer has been slow to take advantage of virtual machines, largely due to a perceived security risk. In particular, this article talks about intellectual property/trade secret theft at a trading firm. A specific line from that...
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    Difference between A1SRi-2758F and A1SAi-2750F?

    Hi all, I'd like to buy up a 2nd-hand C2000 board (after checking that it's a newer revision that doesn't suffer from "that" notorious bug, of course). What are the notable differences between the Supermicro A1SRi-2758F and A1SAi-2750F? Requirements: mini-ITX form factor and silent (or...
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    Canada Go Big or Go Home: 144 GB Ram, 16 threads @ 3Ghz ESXI / Hyper-V Monster Server - $445 US/ $595 Can

    Great Home Lab / VM Server - Dell R710 Dual X5570 (16 Threads @ 3 Ghz each! ), 144 GB Ram, $595 I would say the Dell R710 is the most compatible / supported Server available. i.e. it is supported by just about every OS (including ESXI 5-6, Windows Server OS's 2003 to 2016 and Windows Desktop...