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From FX-62 to Server Board With Dual Xeons?

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Ok, well i can get 2 xeon 3.0 -667fsb (4mb cache on each cpu) with 2gigs

of 667 server ram for a decent price which i'm not going to say

would i be able to run my 8800gts on a server board? Would this even be

a upgrade from my current rig?? If so, which case can i use

because i can't seem to find any "nice looking" server cases..

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post #2 of 7
I'd imagine your card would run. Depends on the motherboard. Xeon's are optimized for server processes but not the best for gaming and or overclocking. Which Xeon series are your proc's going to be?
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thats a P4 based Xeon so id have to say no for gaming
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Originally Posted by shellofinsanity View Post
thats a P4 based Xeon so id have to say no for gaming
That's the same thought i have, i know they're older xeon's..thats why i was asking.
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What happened to the FX-*62?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by W0rLDWaR4 View Post
Ok, well i can get 2 xeon 3.0 -667fsb (4mb cache on each cpu) with 2gigs

of 667 server ram for a decent price which i'm not going to say

would i be able to run my 8800gts on a server board? Would this even be

a upgrade from my current rig?? If so, which case can i use

because i can't seem to find any "nice looking" server cases..

Specs On The Xeons
I used to manage such server at work, I tried to install a VGA card but my manger wouldn't allow me. Anyhoo I guess it would work just check the mobo specs & match them, don't forget to calculate the PSU power suckage!
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If you put XP or Vista on it, it should work fine. I beleve it will be a SMALL upgrade but not much
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