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post #1 of 12
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I am setting up a server for my home and I was wondering if I should just get the 35 watt i3 now or wait for the ivy bridge. Any input would be appreciated.
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post #2 of 12
i would get an i3 now if you dont want to wait. that should be fine for most home server needs.
abit more info tho from you such as what is the tasks of the server? what OS? smile.gif
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post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 
it is just a media server and probably just windows because I am not really familiar with linux.
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post #4 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by xxredxpandaxx View Post

it is just a media server and probably just windows because I am not really familiar with linux.

the i3 will more than enough for a media server, even older chips would work well but i still say go with the i3, 4GB RAM and a nice cheap mobo under $100 and maybe an extra NIC card to team with onboard NIC if you want better throughput thumb.gif
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i7-3770k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH MSI GTX460 G.Skill TridentX 2400 2 x 4GB 
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Plextor M5p 128GB 2 x WD 500GB Blues LG Prolimatech Megahalems Rev C 
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Arctic F12 CO PWM x 2 Push/Pull Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate LG IPS235V Corsair AX850 
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Coolermaster HAF 912 advanced (Asia version) 
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Samsung 830 128GB WD black 500GB Liteon Coolermaster Hyper 212+ EVO 
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Win 7 ultimate Samsung Syncmaster 932gwe+ OCZ ZT series 550W Coolermaster 410 
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1.67Ghz Atom stock 1GB DDR2 2 x 500GB Western Digital Cavier Blacks [RAID 1] 
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stock DSM3.2 [built on linux] stock stock 
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i7-3770k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH MSI GTX460 G.Skill TridentX 2400 2 x 4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Plextor M5p 128GB 2 x WD 500GB Blues LG Prolimatech Megahalems Rev C 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Arctic F12 CO PWM x 2 Push/Pull Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate LG IPS235V Corsair AX850 
Case
Coolermaster HAF 912 advanced (Asia version) 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5-3570K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Inno3D Ichill GTX660 8GB G.Skill RipjawsX 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 128GB WD black 500GB Liteon Coolermaster Hyper 212+ EVO 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Win 7 ultimate Samsung Syncmaster 932gwe+ OCZ ZT series 550W Coolermaster 410 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
1.67Ghz Atom stock 1GB DDR2 2 x 500GB Western Digital Cavier Blacks [RAID 1] 
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post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 
I already have a foxcon H67S MOBO and the only really expensive thing will be the HDDs because of the floods. Thanks for your help.
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i5-4670k EVGA Z87 Stinger miniITX EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Klevv Urbane 16GB 2400 
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RAID 0 (2x Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 240GB) Windows 10 27'' HP - 2709m Razer Blackwidow Chroma 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
500W 80 plus gold (EVGA Hadron Air) EVGA Hadron Air Razer Naga Chroma Rocketfish Dual-Sided Aluminum Mouse Surface 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Xeon E5-2683 V3 ASRock X99 Extreme3 3x4GB ECC Samsung 1x8TB Seagate Archive HDD (Parity) 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4670k EVGA Z87 Stinger miniITX EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Klevv Urbane 16GB 2400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID 0 (2x Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 240GB) Windows 10 27'' HP - 2709m Razer Blackwidow Chroma 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
500W 80 plus gold (EVGA Hadron Air) EVGA Hadron Air Razer Naga Chroma Rocketfish Dual-Sided Aluminum Mouse Surface 
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post #6 of 12
Pentium G840 and wait ivy
post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
to high of wattage I want a 35W CPU
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RAID 0 (2x Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 240GB) Windows 10 27'' HP - 2709m Razer Blackwidow Chroma 
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500W 80 plus gold (EVGA Hadron Air) EVGA Hadron Air Razer Naga Chroma Rocketfish Dual-Sided Aluminum Mouse Surface 
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Xeon E5-2683 V3 ASRock X99 Extreme3 3x4GB ECC Samsung 1x8TB Seagate Archive HDD (Parity) 
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i5-4670k EVGA Z87 Stinger miniITX EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Klevv Urbane 16GB 2400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID 0 (2x Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 240GB) Windows 10 27'' HP - 2709m Razer Blackwidow Chroma 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
500W 80 plus gold (EVGA Hadron Air) EVGA Hadron Air Razer Naga Chroma Rocketfish Dual-Sided Aluminum Mouse Surface 
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Xeon E5-2683 V3 ASRock X99 Extreme3 3x4GB ECC Samsung 1x8TB Seagate Archive HDD (Parity) 
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post #8 of 12
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and any reasoning to wait for ivy?
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i5-4670k EVGA Z87 Stinger miniITX EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Klevv Urbane 16GB 2400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID 0 (2x Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 240GB) Windows 10 27'' HP - 2709m Razer Blackwidow Chroma 
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500W 80 plus gold (EVGA Hadron Air) EVGA Hadron Air Razer Naga Chroma Rocketfish Dual-Sided Aluminum Mouse Surface 
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Xeon E5-2683 V3 ASRock X99 Extreme3 3x4GB ECC Samsung 1x8TB Seagate Archive HDD (Parity) 
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by xxredxpandaxx View Post

I already have a foxcon H67S MOBO and the only really expensive thing will be the HDDs because of the floods. Thanks for your help.

your welcome smile.gif yes the major expensive is the HDD becuase im going to reocmend you use WD Cavier blacks starting with one drive as you can always add more later and sise depends on you and your needs smile.gif
Going to be chaep
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Wife's Rig
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i7-3770k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH MSI GTX460 G.Skill TridentX 2400 2 x 4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Plextor M5p 128GB 2 x WD 500GB Blues LG Prolimatech Megahalems Rev C 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Arctic F12 CO PWM x 2 Push/Pull Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate LG IPS235V Corsair AX850 
Case
Coolermaster HAF 912 advanced (Asia version) 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5-3570K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Inno3D Ichill GTX660 8GB G.Skill RipjawsX 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 128GB WD black 500GB Liteon Coolermaster Hyper 212+ EVO 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Win 7 ultimate Samsung Syncmaster 932gwe+ OCZ ZT series 550W Coolermaster 410 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
1.67Ghz Atom stock 1GB DDR2 2 x 500GB Western Digital Cavier Blacks [RAID 1] 
CoolingOSPowerCase
stock DSM3.2 [built on linux] stock stock 
OtherOther
Synology DX510 Expansion unit 5 x 1TB WD Cavier Blacks in a RAID 6 
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Going to be chaep
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Wife's Rig
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3770k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH MSI GTX460 G.Skill TridentX 2400 2 x 4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Plextor M5p 128GB 2 x WD 500GB Blues LG Prolimatech Megahalems Rev C 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Arctic F12 CO PWM x 2 Push/Pull Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate LG IPS235V Corsair AX850 
Case
Coolermaster HAF 912 advanced (Asia version) 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5-3570K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Inno3D Ichill GTX660 8GB G.Skill RipjawsX 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 128GB WD black 500GB Liteon Coolermaster Hyper 212+ EVO 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Win 7 ultimate Samsung Syncmaster 932gwe+ OCZ ZT series 550W Coolermaster 410 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
1.67Ghz Atom stock 1GB DDR2 2 x 500GB Western Digital Cavier Blacks [RAID 1] 
CoolingOSPowerCase
stock DSM3.2 [built on linux] stock stock 
OtherOther
Synology DX510 Expansion unit 5 x 1TB WD Cavier Blacks in a RAID 6 
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post #10 of 12
Thread Starter 
I was going to go with hitatchi, one because every WD drive I have had has broken about 2 years after I bought it, and two because I have heard of problems with the drives in raid because of some feature they have, I can't think of it right now.
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i5-4670k EVGA Z87 Stinger miniITX EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Klevv Urbane 16GB 2400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID 0 (2x Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 240GB) Windows 10 27'' HP - 2709m Razer Blackwidow Chroma 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
500W 80 plus gold (EVGA Hadron Air) EVGA Hadron Air Razer Naga Chroma Rocketfish Dual-Sided Aluminum Mouse Surface 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Xeon E5-2683 V3 ASRock X99 Extreme3 3x4GB ECC Samsung 1x8TB Seagate Archive HDD (Parity) 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSPower
2X8TB Seagate Archive HDD 4X3TB WD Green unRAID 6.2  FSP Group 700W, Kingwin 500W 80 Plus Platinum 
Case
Apple Xserve, Apple Xserve RAID 
  hide details  
Reply
Main System
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unRAID Server
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4670k EVGA Z87 Stinger miniITX EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Klevv Urbane 16GB 2400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID 0 (2x Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 240GB) Windows 10 27'' HP - 2709m Razer Blackwidow Chroma 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
500W 80 plus gold (EVGA Hadron Air) EVGA Hadron Air Razer Naga Chroma Rocketfish Dual-Sided Aluminum Mouse Surface 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Xeon E5-2683 V3 ASRock X99 Extreme3 3x4GB ECC Samsung 1x8TB Seagate Archive HDD (Parity) 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSPower
2X8TB Seagate Archive HDD 4X3TB WD Green unRAID 6.2  FSP Group 700W, Kingwin 500W 80 Plus Platinum 
Case
Apple Xserve, Apple Xserve RAID 
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