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I have an old Dell R900 server spec below.

Would the parts be usefull for anything / worth anything. or making a build for.

2X QUAD CORE XEON X7350 (2.93GHZ
ADDITIONAL 2X QUAD CORE XEON X73
2 * 64GB (16X4GB DUAL RANK DIMMS) 667MHZ FBD
8 * 146GB SAS 10K 2.5" HD HOT PLUG
2 * PERC 6/I INTERNAL RAID CONTROLLER CARD (
4 * EMULEX LPE1150-E FC4 SINGLE PORT HBA CAR
2 * 8X DVD-ROM DRIVE IDE
2 * RACK POWER DISTRIBUTION UNIT POWER CO
DRAC 5 SERVER REMOTE MANAGEMENT CARD
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post #2 of 24
It's a pretty high end server, I'd throw on something like Windows server 2008R2 Hyper-V (base OS install purely for Hyper-V, you can't install anything else) and then start up a few 2008 servers in virtual machines.

You can get 90 day free trial licences for your VM's which would be good.

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post #3 of 24
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yeh but ues it for wat I have about 10 of these lying around all different spec?
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post #4 of 24
where in england are you? I'd come and pick one up. How much do you want? And use it for self training.

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Midlands

How much is it worth?
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post #6 of 24
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I have the Dell asset number if any 1 wants to do a full system spec check on it
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post #7 of 24
Not sure tbh... Probably more than I could afford.... lol

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just had a look on ebay there going for around £5k lol
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post #9 of 24
Yea they are pretty pricey, and that is a really nice server.

It is a decent server, and parts should be easy to come by, so use it as needed.

VMware has Free basic ESXi licenses if you want to turn it into a dedicated VM running system, the only restriction is you can only use 4 cores and 256GB of RAM per VM. If you use it as a file server, and a few other servers, then you only need 1 CPU, and could sell the other one to make some quick cash on an unneeded part.
    
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post #10 of 24
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Yea they are pretty pricey, and that is a really nice server.

It is a decent server, and parts should be easy to come by, so use it as needed.

VMware has Free basic ESXi licenses if you want to turn it into a dedicated VM running system, the only restriction is you can only use 4 cores and 256GB of RAM per VM. If you use it as a file server, and a few other servers, then you only need 1 CPU, and could sell the other one to make some quick cash on an unneeded part.
It has 4 * quad core cpu's in atm.

What would it be like for folding?
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