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Old 10-05-2004, 07:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i am not discussing costs because this is just a idea because i dunno if many people could get the money for this.....

Motherboard: Tyan Thunder K8W
http://www.tyan.com/products/html/thunderk8w.html

Grahpics: Nvidia 6800gt (AGP 8x)
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...130-196&depa=1

CPU: 2x AMD Opteron Model 248, 1MB L2 Cache 64-bit Processor
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-433&depa=1

Memory: 8x PC-3200 1024MB GeIL Ultra-X 184-pin DDR SDRAM
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...221-001&depa=1

Monitor: SONY SDM-P234/B 23" Wide Screen Flat Panel LCD
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...006-084&depa=1

Case: Lian Li Silver Aluminum Server Case, Model "PC-73SL"
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...112-506&depa=1

HDD: Hitachi 400GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...145-074&depa=1

2x Western Digital Raptor 74GB 10,000RPM SATA Hard Drive
RAID 0

Optical: NEC 16X Double Layer DVD±RW Drive, Silver
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...152-033&depa=1

PSU: COOLMAX 550W CT-550 Aluminum Power Supply W/ 3 double ball bearing fans and Fan Speed Control also w/ 1 Tri-light LED Fan
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...159-006&depa=0

Any additions????

Wayne
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This case looks alot better- http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...112-053&depa=1
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i would get a mobo wich supports ddr4000 or 3200
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yeah, well its a bit smaller, i think the case you suggested was a bit, to maccy for my liking, but hay, its lian li and they are one of the best case brand ever.
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this board had pc2700 but all the other dual opteron boards which has support for faster memory didnt have agp 8x!
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that's because a server does not need a high-end graphics card
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I thought I built the best computer ever almost 3 years ago. 2 months later it was seriously outdated.
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check out some of tyan's QUAD OPTERON motherboards with support for 32GB of DDR 400
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http://www.amdboard.com/tyan_s4882_opteron_board.html !

Hav you seen the quad xeon barbones server kits? http://www.pcsforeveryone.com/custom...F8106A4F998413
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its bad not many of these dual and quad boards have support for AGP 8x or PCI-E :-(
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