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So after upgrading to a new haswell machine, I now have an Q9550 as my file server. It has 8GB of memory, 4 of which is allocated to a RamDisk. The only issue is I can't think of anything meaningful to do with it.

Like I stated, this is mainly used for a file server but I'm open to many different ideas since the processor could do a lot more than send data over the network. Any ideas would be excellent!
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So after upgrading to a new haswell machine, I now have an Q9550 as my file server. It has 8GB of memory, 4 of which is allocated to a RamDisk. The only issue is I can't think of anything meaningful to do with it.

Like I stated, this is mainly used for a file server but I'm open to many different ideas since the processor could do a lot more than send data over the network. Any ideas would be excellent!

best of luck with that.

you will need more ram very soon.

how many people will be accessing it at any given time
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RAM disk application is very limited. Fold with that extra CPU.
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