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Re: [SLE] help/advice with setting up low power server
  • From: "Cody Nelson" <codynelson@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 13:41:38 -0600
  • Message-id: <81e9f98f0604161241g64b78c63k764642ef4d25eb85@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
486, I need somethign with more muscel, and more ram.

That many HD's, because of raid 5.

I need a different mobo that can mound in a normal ATX case, so I
might as well get a low power one, sicne this is a always on computer,
25 watts less could save 50$ a year, not much but would pay for the
new mobo/cpu.

On 4/16/06, Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Cody Nelson wrote:
> > Oh, and a minimum of 2 PCI slots are needed if onboard lan/video. This
> > will have several harddrives, from IDE, SATA, and SCSI.
> >
> > any ideas on low power CPU's that are not the latest and greates, and
> > cheap? I would get a used laptop of ebay, but the need for 6
> > harddrives kinda throws that away.
> If you're hooking up 6 drives anyway, why are you worried about the
> motherboard/CPU power consumption? Seems a little contradictory.
> Other than that - 486s are are not the latest nor the greatest, and in
> comparison to todays CPUs, they use very little power.
> /Per Jessen, Z├╝rich
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