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How loud do you think the server will be?
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How loud do you think the server will be?

It can be considered loud at first start up, but after about 4.5 minutes it really quiets down. Do I think you want to run it in your bedroom? No. A closet, basement, or home office? Not a problem. My custom storage server is louder than my C1100s, so I think they are pretty calm (but definitely not silent). Here is a video I made that might give you some insight:
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It can be considered loud at first start up, but after about 4.5 minutes it really quiets down. Do I think you want to run it in your bedroom? No. A closet, basement, or home office? Not a problem. My custom storage server is louder than my C1100s, so I think they are pretty calm (but definitely not silent). Here is a video I made that might give you some insight:

Ok, that should be fine. It is going into a computer room so it should be fine. I just didn't want a blender going on in my computer room.
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I can't decide. I am going to get either of these.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/200940792426?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200943931581&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:US:1123

The first one will be all I need for a long long long time but it is twice the money and has less RAM per computer.
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I can't decide. I am going to get either of these.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/200940792426?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200943931581&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:US:1123

The first one will be all I need for a long long long time but it is twice the money and has less RAM per computer.

If you plan on running all 4 nodes of the C6100, keep in mind that you only have 3 drives per. That's my biggest problem.
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If you plan on running all 4 nodes of the C6100, keep in mind that you only have 3 drives per. That's my biggest problem.

Can you not get an external HDD server for it?
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Can you not get an external HDD server for it?

You can easily, but speeds will be slower while transferring data. I like everything to be internal, so I dont have to worry about extra parts, but that is completely up to you!
Also If I was you, I would save $145, and get this one, http://www.ebay.com/itm/DELL-POWEREDGE-C6100-XS23-TY3-2U-4-x-HOT-PLUG-NODES-8-x-2-26GHz-QC-L5520-96GB-/121145333519?pt=COMP_EN_Servers&hash=item1c34d3170f.
Unless you are for certain you are going to need 32gb per node. I know it wouldnt be for a minecraft server, because you would need higher bandwidth before you hit that ram cap, but then again I only have a vague idea on what you are wanting to do.
Thanks,

Steve
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You can easily, but speeds will be slower while transferring data. I like everything to be internal, so I dont have to worry about extra parts, but that is completely up to you!
Also If I was you, I would save $145, and get this one, http://www.ebay.com/itm/DELL-POWEREDGE-C6100-XS23-TY3-2U-4-x-HOT-PLUG-NODES-8-x-2-26GHz-QC-L5520-96GB-/121145333519?pt=COMP_EN_Servers&hash=item1c34d3170f.
Unless you are for certain you are going to need 32gb per node. I know it wouldnt be for a minecraft server, because you would need higher bandwidth before you hit that ram cap, but then again I only have a vague idea on what you are wanting to do.
Thanks,

Steve

What about something like this for storage?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/130949270450
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You can easily, but speeds will be slower while transferring data. I like everything to be internal, so I dont have to worry about extra parts, but that is completely up to you!
Also If I was you, I would save $145, and get this one, http://www.ebay.com/itm/DELL-POWEREDGE-C6100-XS23-TY3-2U-4-x-HOT-PLUG-NODES-8-x-2-26GHz-QC-L5520-96GB-/121145333519?pt=COMP_EN_Servers&hash=item1c34d3170f.
Unless you are for certain you are going to need 32gb per node. I know it wouldnt be for a minecraft server, because you would need higher bandwidth before you hit that ram cap, but then again I only have a vague idea on what you are wanting to do.
Thanks,

Steve

I want to be able to run Windows Home Server 2011 for home use, have multiple minecraft servers running concurrently, and be able to experiment with some vms.
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What about something like this for storage?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/130949270450

Yeah, that's a cheap storage container. But that storage chassis is for Fibre Channel hard drives and Fibre Channel networking. You would have to buy a Fibre Channel switch and adapters for each node of the C6100, and you are talking a lot of money for all of that.
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I want to be able to run Windows Home Server 2011 for home use, have multiple minecraft servers running concurrently, and be able to experiment with some vms.

You would definitely be able to do that with the C1100 with 72GB of RAM, which is still my recommendation.
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