Fill your Intel Xeon LGA1366 Cloud Inexpensively Thread

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RimBlock

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For the 2.5" adapters, I have just come across some produced by Synology that look pretty similar to the dell ones but are plastic.

Take a look here.
 

PigLover

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These are L5639 not 8. One tick higher clocks at the same lower tdp.
L5639? Q3NE? There is no such part in Intel's "official" catalog, but it does show up on some CPU tracker sites. Not just an ES chip, but an experimental one at that.
 

Patrick

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Yea very interesting chip. L5638 TDP but between L5638 and L5640 clocks.
 

wyluliraven

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L5639s and X5679s are some of the rare SKUs of the Westmere chips. Very little documentation exists on them.

Side note, the X5679s OC like nuts. The L5639s also do pretty well. I have a pair of the X5679s and a few F@H friends have the L5639s folding.
 

mrkrad

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Probably oem only. Intel does do custom shit for emc and hp etc.

p.s. have you ever done any overclock ssd raid benchmarks? I'd love to see the results if the bclk affected the sas 6gbps link speed I'd bet it would jack up the transfer rate -read- but if it affected write speeds it could do serious damage to an ssd since the slower the writes - the more longevity you get. If you could live with x25-V write iops with samsung 840 pro read speeds you'd probably see lifespan of 10fold.
 

Mr. F

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I just picked up a pair of L5520's for cheap thanks to the recommendations in this thread.

Does anyone have recommendations for low cost heatsinks? I'll be installing in a tower/pedestal configuration, and I've never had to purchase heatsinks for a Xeon separately. Would the stock intel coolers that people tend to not use work for these since they're low TDP?
 

mobilenvidia

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I've been toying with the idea of a couple of X5698's
Good
4.4Ghz of dual core lightning.
12MB cache for only 2 cores

Bad
No HT
DDR3 1066Mhz

I'll keep an eye on the auctions and see if I can snap a couple of cheap ones
 

Scout255

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I thought the C6100 has a 95W TDP limit? I think the X5698 has a TDP 130 watts so it may not work.
 

Patrick

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Another thought - You can just Ivy Bridge and let that turbo up. LGA1366 would allow more RAM though.
 

idea

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Do you need 2.5" sleds for your Dell C6100? Shocked at the price? Now there is a far less expensive option.

You can find 2.5" drive sleds for a Dell C6100 on eBay, but they are some of the most expensive of all drive sleds - $20 to $30 each. The good news is that HP drive sleds fit - and fit perfectly. The sleds you need are those from any G5, G6, or G7 DL series server or MSA70 drive chassis. I'd post a photo but image upload is not supported in this forum. Luckily for you, these are some of the most popular drive sleds in the world and some of the least expensive. I just picked up 48 sleds for $220 - less than $5 each.
Do you know if the HP DL drive fillers fit also? Link: Amazon.com: (Pack of 4) HP Compaq 349460-001 and 349460-005 hard drive filler blanks for Proliant Servers: Everything Else
 

dba

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Those are the old-style fillers, which are definitely different than the new ones. That said, they are just fillers so how well do they have to really "work" in order to work.

If you need fillers, I have a good sized pile of actual Dell c6100 fillers that I can sell quite cheap. How many do you need?