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Not sure if this will work as easily as I think it is, so I may've done it perfectly or made a really stupid mistake.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=17769446

Edit 1: replaced RAM
Edit 2: Replaced proc, mobo, PSU, storage

Case: NZXT Gamma
Proc: Intel Xeon E3-1220 3.1GHz Quad-Core 1155
Mobo: ASUS P8B-M
Storage: 1x Crucial C300 128GB
RAM: Kingston 2x4GB DDR3-1333 KVR1333D3E9SK2/8G
PSU: SeaSonic SS-400FL 400W

Trying to keep it cheap, so if you have price cutting tips go for it. This will serve a couple purposes, but primarily it'll be a Minecraft server for around 10-15 people. Might stick terabytes on there later and make it a data server, I'll see. Not sure if it's gonna happen, but if it does I'd like to have an idea what I'm doing
Edited by darthjoe229 - 6/2/11 at 9:20pm
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Yeah, you'd need ECC memory for that board I'd think (and even if you don't, it's worth getting it anyway as the board will support it).

The 2 velociraptors look unecessary to me...I don't know how minecraft works but i'm guessing it's just loads of db queries....maybe just get a bigger ssd?

Other than that, looks fine to me.
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What's the difference between registered and unbuffered? Also, I figured the velociraptors would give me better loading times but last longer (there's a lot of writing in minecraft I think)
Edited by darthjoe229 - 6/2/11 at 9:25am
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registered = buffered, you need registered/buffered for larger amounts of memory, if you're only getting 8gb total, you can go with unregistered ecc.
     
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Also you could save money on the psu, it seems you want an efficient psu, so maybe a seasonic gold rated 400W that would save $20. Power supplies are usually most efficient midrange, so a gold rated 400W might be better for your scenario than a platinum 600W.
     
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I recommend ditching that mobo+cpu and going with socket 1155 since it will perform better and be quite a bit cheaper.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.658068

That combo will give you better performance and save you about $100.
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That's a nice deal but it doesn't have hyperthreading, not sure if that matters to the OP, the next cpu up the e3-1230 does though
Edited by stren - 6/2/11 at 5:40pm
     
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Like I said, it's mostly Minecraft, which only can use one thread/core as far as I know. So HT really doesn't matter.
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I should also add that if you don't need the ipmi you can save an additional $25 by getting the board without it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.658069
Edited by eiji-gravion - 6/2/11 at 11:55pm
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