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post #11 of 22
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Originally Posted by killabytes;14267408 
Me jelly. frown.gif

I work in a DC and we get none of the hardware. All goes to the shredders frown.gif

Where I work we shred the hard drives and tape drives and I take take the servers and sell some and keep some. We change equipment every 3-5 years so I get plenty of cool stuff. Were changing some of our DNS and DC servers soon, maybe I could put them in the freebie section.
post #12 of 22
At some point this year I'll be decommissioning two Dell PowerEdge 2900 servers, I'm not interested in the servers themselves -- well, I am, but my wife will not be impressed -- but they both have PERC 6/i controllers I'm hoping to salvage smile.gif
post #13 of 22
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Originally Posted by Shub;14267535 
At some point this year I'll be decommissioning two Dell PowerEdge 2900 servers, I'm not interested in the servers themselves -- well, I am, but my wife will not be impressed -- but they both have PERC 6/i controllers I'm hoping to salvage smile.gif

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I know that feeling... xD
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post #14 of 22
My wife doesn't have a clue or care about the server, just wants the things to work without issue....
post #15 of 22
I thought I was getting some hami-down servers from the DC where I work. Dual Xeon 2Us with 4 gigs of memory, nice RAID card and a SaS dealie...no drives but lots of drive slots.

Turns out someone from the DC has to document the SN of every drive and outgoing system then literally escort the truck to the destruction facility where both the server box and the hard drives destruction must be witnessed. So apparently I'm not getting a server. Fun dream though.
 
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post #16 of 22
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Originally Posted by herkalurk;14268120 
My wife doesn't have a clue or care about the server, just wants the things to work without issue....

This, for sure. I keep getting more hardware/network gear, she just rolls her eyes and keeps quiet as long as facebook and email still work. I could see not getting away with a huge rack in the office though biggrin.gif
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post #17 of 22
I think my wife wouldn't enjoy a pair of noisy 5U servers sitting somewhere in our home tongue.gif
post #18 of 22
It's all in the story.

I tell my wife that it's to keep hackers out and to help Facebook. Also movies, lots and lots of movies keep her off my back. biggrin.gif
    
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post #19 of 22
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Originally Posted by killabytes;14287788 
It's all in the story.

I tell my wife that it's to keep hackers out and to help Facebook. Also movies, lots and lots of movies keep her off my back. biggrin.gif

Haha!! That's what I told her too!!

"The htpc is out of room! And this will make it so we can have another htpc in the bedroom to watch movies! And it will be able to back up your pc!"

"But I already have an external hdd!"

"Well.. Uuh.. More SECURE backups! From all of the hackers..?"

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post #20 of 22
ha, Im on my own so its only me and the cat who have to put up with the noise.
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