The ZFS server

The WesMorgan

Wes Morgan suggested this: Athena Power CA-SWH01BH8 Pedestal case $270 Antec CP-850 850W PSU $109 Samsung SATA CD/DVD Burner $20 (+ $8 shipping) Intel S3200SHV LGA 775 Intel 3200 m/b $200 Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 CPU $190 SATA cables $60 Supermicro LSI MegaRAID 8 Port SAS RAID Controller $118 Kingston ValueRAM 4GB (2 x 2GB) …

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Supermicro

I am redoing the previous Supermicro quote to reflect some recent decisions. Specifically, changing to LSI from RocketRaid. Samsung SATA CD/DVD Burner $20 (+ $8 shipping) SuperMicro 5046A $750 (+$43 shipping) LSI SAS 3081E-R $235 SATA cables $60 Crucial 3x2G ECC DDR3-1333 $191 (+ $6 shipping) Xeon W3520 $310 Total price with shipping $1560 I …

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Pricing the Athena

Let’s price out the Athena now: Athena Power CA-SWH01BH8 Pedestal case $270 Antec CP-850 850W $20 Samsung SATA CD/DVD Burner $20 Intel S3420GPLC LGA 1156 Intel 3420 ATX Intel Xeon $205 Intel Xeon X3430 Lynnfield 2.4GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Server Processor Model BX80605X3430 $210 Kingston 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 …

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What HDD?

For the file server, perhaps one of these three combinations: Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 4@$300 – $1200 8TB or $150/TB SAMSUNG F1 RAID Class HE103UJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ 4@$150 – $600 4TB or $150/TB Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache …

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