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post #31 of 45
I wouldn't honestly wouldn't use a phenom for a server. I have a similar setup for my htpc server and its a bit overkill
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Why not use phenom??
    
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post #33 of 45
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Why not use phenom??
Go with a cheap dual core ivy bridge Celeron. Much more energy efficient.
post #34 of 45
Ahh I would stay in quad-core area but maybe not a phenom mine is a energy hog. Maybe a Athlon II or quad bulldozer
post #35 of 45
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Ok. Thanks, i will look into those 2.
    
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post #36 of 45
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Well wouldn't a bulldozer be better than a Athlon because if i get a bulldozer, i don't have to get a graphics card, and as a bonus FM2 motherboards support more ram.
    
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post #37 of 45
I picked the Phenom because it was really cheap and large-scale WE uses a lot of resources. An alternate build is
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/EPK7
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/EPK7/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/EPK7/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Pentium G2120 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($77.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Biostar H77MU3 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($19.00 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($19.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.89 @ Compuvest)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($79.20 @ Newegg)
Total: $388.03
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-20 18:41 EST-0500)

Thats $300 without the Windows license. Much more energy efficient, too.
post #38 of 45
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But that is quite the crappy motherboard and low-end processor. I would rather go with a quad core and a higher quality motherboard so i don't need to worry as much about stuff failing. I also think i will get water cooling.
    
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post #39 of 45
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But that is quite the crappy motherboard and low-end processor. I would rather go with a quad core and a higher quality motherboard so i don't need to worry as much about stuff failing. I also think i will get water cooling.

Are you looking for a Server build and a gaming build?
post #40 of 45
Ok. What's your budget and what extras does it need, Windows license, monitor, keyboard, etc.
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