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Using an Athlon x2 with 1gb ram for a app server

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I was going to turn an old computer running an athlon x2 with a gig of ram into a application server if at all possible. Just wondering if it'd even be up for the job. Or would the network just slow things down doing it that way. Would just using it as a file server be better then? I'm hoping to either turn it into an app server or a file server where I can store the ISOs of all my programs, games, etc so whenever I do fresh installs on computers around the house I can just pull the ISO from the server and not have to fiddle with cds and all.
    
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That CPU would be fine storing files, if that's what you want to do with it. You would have to focus on HDD space.
    
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I just booted it up to check to see what was going on with it. It's got Server 2k3 from I don't know when I put it on. It's got a 20gb HDD as well. I may need to upgrade that.

What about using it as an application server or dhcp/etc server?
    
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Please define application server.

DHCP, just about anything can be a DHCP. You'll have no issue with that.
    
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