Have a SM X9DRi-LNF+ in 2U server - looking for suggestions as to what to do with it

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Jul 14, 2017
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Has dual socket 2011 - 2.6ghz CPUs wt 384 gb Ram and 12 4 tb HDD. First thought is either a NAS or back up to my current NAS, but that seems to be a waste of massive amounts of ram.

Some sort of home media server?
VM machine is obvious, though I don't have a lot of experience with it or TBH frankly much use for VMs.
I have a standalone low power machine for my firewall.

Would a pair of these make a good mirrored boot volume?
 
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