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Old 10-10-2005, 09:21 PM   #1
davesbedroom
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I have money, Better webserver time!


I have come into some cash and I can't let it burn a whole in my pocket.

Take a look at my current rig
http://www.davesbedroom.com/pages/upgrade.html

I want to upgrade to something sweet.

Here are my requirements:

single processor, xeon would be nice with 1GB ram

2 hard drives for RAID 1, probably SATA, but I want hardware raid, not software raid.

Then I'd like to have redundant power supplies, are there any motherboards or cases that offer that in a tower config?

3 Network Cards and nothing else fancy.


Any Suggestions? My current rig is falling apart even though I just redid it, I think its the software RAID eating the proc.
 
Old 10-11-2005, 03:37 AM   #2
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Well... if space is a problem... and noise is not, then this sun box:

http://www.sun.com/servers/entry/x21...ifications.jsp
 
Old 10-11-2005, 09:25 AM   #3
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Space is not a problem. and noise is a problem.
And I want to build something, I feel great when I build something.

Also, I can't stand boxes with no PS2 ports!
 
Old 10-11-2005, 10:35 AM   #4
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Linux Journal and Linux Magazine tend to run periodic articles on "The Ultimate Linux Box" You might try checking out their sites for the latest articles. They sound pretty sweet and they tend to have some directions on building them.
 
Old 10-11-2005, 04:52 PM   #5
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thanx celtic geek, that was good advice.
 
  


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