1U 12 x 3.5" server barebone with 10GbE - $95 shipped

BlueFox

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Stumbled upon this and noted that it was half the price of the similar Chenbro model. Has a bonus of 2 x 2.5" slots (vs 1 on the Chenbro) and integrated 10GbE (SFP+). Motherboard look to be an Inventec B420GA0, which I've never heard of. There's very little info on either the motherboard or server, so who knows about the quality, but it sure is cheap. Also, if it isn't obvious, this thing won't be quiet and there isn't a thing you can do about it.

 

Samir

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Seems like a nice storage platform. But you'll need ddr3 ecc udimms which are typically not cheap in 8GB capacities so keep that in mind.
 
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Motherboard look to be an Inventec B420GA0, which I've never heard of
Inventec is a well-known Taiwanese ODM. I owned dozens of their boards (including many variants of this B420GA0) and I never had any problems with the hardware. But similar to other OEM products - do not expect any software support like BIOS and BMC updates.
 
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this is cute. Looks like it has an integrated SAS controller of some sort on the board

you could probably use non-ECC memory if you wanted to be daring.

Currently selling for $127 with no CPU though. STH effect.
 
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BlueFox

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this is cute. Looks like it has an integrated SAS controller of some sort on the board

you could probably use non-ECC memory if you wanted to be daring.

Currently selling for $127 with no CPU though. STH effect.
The 25% off promo they had expired, so price went back up. Not something we did for once.

As for SAS, it has an integrated LSI 2008.
 
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