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Just for an entry level webserver. I have 2gb of ram I'm going to put into it.
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Looks pretty good but I would add a redundant NIC just in case the main one goes. Do you really need 2TB Of space? What kind of site are you hosting?
Oh BTW you will need a PSU.
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Looks pretty good but I would add a redundant NIC just in case the main one goes. Do you really need 2TB Of space? What kind of site are you hosting?
Oh BTW you will need a PSU.
I have extra NIC's just incase, and its 4TB of space, because I plan on starting a small scale web hosting company soon. I planned on using the 300 watt power supply the case comes with, not sure on the quality, but I also wont be overclocking or anything like that.
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I'd get a cheaper case, you don't need a "server" case, just get a cheaper case with lots of 3,25" bays like the Antec 300, the Fractal Design Core 3000 or the HAF 912, 6 bays each. Also, I'm not sure about Hitachi's drive, I heard they weren't very reliable but I might be wrong. Maybe some Samsung F3's, they're the fastest. For a similar price, you could get an Athlon X2 250 or something like that, that would be more future-proof than that old celeron.
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I'd get a cheaper case, you don't need a "server" case, just get a cheaper case with lots of 3,25" bays like the Antec 300, the Fractal Design Core 3000 or the HAF 912, 6 bays each. Also, I'm not sure about Hitachi's drive, I heard they weren't very reliable but I might be wrong. Maybe some Samsung F3's, they're the fastest. For a similar price, you could get an Athlon X2 250 or something like that, that would be more future-proof than that old celeron.
Well I'm just looking for a cheap solution to run a simple webserver, not looking to future proof it really, as long as it runs.
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post #6 of 12
Should be good, although if you plan on running your own small-scale deal, you WILL need a more powerful CPU. I see it all the time where I work; someone buys a Dedicated Server from us but gets a Celeron processor thinking that it will be fine (mostly because it's cheap though). Then complains that the server keeps slowing down every day :/

EDIT: Also, I would recommend getting multiple drives instead of one large drive. Having a separate one that is just for storing backups of everything would be a lot more beneficial than just having one large drive. Just something to think about.
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post #7 of 12
Run raid 0+1 or 5 for redundancy. If your going to have a web hosting company, you will definitely want some redundancy.
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so should I get a few F3's and put them in RAID?
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post #9 of 12
I personally like WD, but no matter the hard drive, I would say you definitely want raid.
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I personally like WD, but no matter the hard drive, I would say you definitely want raid.
Alright, I'm going to go with the F3's because they're cheaper and they get good reviews. Anyway, how about this raid card? I'll just put the 2 F3's on that card and have a boot drive.
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