[BALU] Inexpensive Server Motherboard

Mr. Panzer panzermkz at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 21 08:27:53 CDT 2007


ugh caps.  Yea I can show you two boards that have been recapped by 
badcaps.net.  and if Mr Willson is having a good day and Dennis has not come 
over then I can show you a third that has been recapped.  and there are four 
amd boards that have bad caps.  and I am tired of hearing Sir Odie giving 
the this is bad caps lesson.



Panzer



looking for someone going to huntsville.  need loaf of bread from Atlanta 
Bread Company.





>From: jim <jgoodguy at charter.net>
>Reply-To: members at lists.bham-lug.org
>To: members at lists.bham-lug.org
>Subject: Re: [BALU] Inexpensive Server Motherboard
>Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 08:15:16 -0500
>
>As I remember it, you paid $75 ea after the standard BALU discount.
>
>If you want a  complete working P3 system, it is hard to put one
>together for that amount.   You also run in to the bad caps problems
>with P3 MBs of that vintage, on say EBAY.
>
>I looked for cheap P3 dualies for several years and did not find any
>deals.
>Panzer had to recap one of his.
>
>OTOH
>
>If you are rolling your own.
>
>A new 3000 AMD Sempron Proc and MB can be had for $70 from multiple
>vendors.  A gig of memory can be had for $30 if you are careful.  A case
>and PS for $50.
>
>So for $150 or $50 more than Panzer's quote you get nearly 2x
>speed(dualies effective speed is 75% of total of proc's speed in P3
>configurations.)new with 64 bit processor  capability instead of 5yo .
>
>For say say less than $30 more, you can get virtual machine assist.   Do
>real XEN and the new stuff coming out.
>
>Jim
>
>
>
>Wayne Edgar wrote:
> > I agree. DL360's make awesome little servers. We've got 3 in the rack
> > at work. 2 running as LAMP servers. 1 running as a spam filter to our
> > big mail server. 1 of the hosting boxes was our Asterisk PBX server
> > for a long time. Very nice box. Well worth the cost.
> >
>
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