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Mostly I am worried about the Motherboard w/ CPU and RAM fitting in a 1U case.

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131250

CPU: 2 x http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819117147

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811192012

RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146781

Hard Drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136260

CD Drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106038
Edited by Limes - 6/16/08 at 2:52pm
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post #2 of 10
yes it will work.
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post #3 of 10
Yeah it will. You can't have big active heatsinks though. You have to use those funny passive ones which allow the air from the fans to flow through them.
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post #4 of 10
Nice, but will it fold
That should be one slim kicking server
    
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Okay great, thanks a bunch. What type of heatsinks will you guys recommend? I would think I need a new Power Supply for it so if you can another one too?

I updated the first post a bit.
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post #6 of 10
Don't see anything wrong with it. Should work fine.

As for the heatsinks and PSU, I wouldnt personally know.
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post #7 of 10
Any reason you are not looking at one of these?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=&srchInDesc=

Also - the 5420's come with stock HSF's that have detachable fans specifically for use in 1U passive cooling setups, so you don't need to buy anything special for HS.
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post #8 of 10
i would save $150 and get this ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820211255

edit: and save $140 by getting two of these instead for the cpus

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819117149

you only lose 166mhz

youll save almost $300, with almost no performance loss!
Edited by sgdude - 6/19/08 at 12:02am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sgdude View Post
i would save $150 and get this ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820211255

edit: and save $140 by getting two of these instead for the cpus

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819117149

you only lose 166mhz

youll save almost $300, with almost no performance loss!
for a bandwidth loss? depending on what he's doing.. it can absolutely make a difference
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post #10 of 10
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Nah I can't downgrade the CPU. I decided to go with Dell on this one partially because I wanted it to look nice and fit. All the 800 Mhz RAM motherboards are too big for a 1U.
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