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My big brother's Server rig: i am his tech support, the little bro!

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http://img691.imageshack.us/f/kippuyrig.jpg/

Kip: i'll need a power supply and case
lots of airflow good
Kip: usually i get those antec green power supplies
mid tower, full too big

maybe 700w just to be safe
there's going to be 4 hard drives in here

: well i just need lots of ram
tons of storage - several 1-2 TB hard drives, and fast
maybe 1-2 SSD's thrown in as a faster drive for working with data, then another 2 HD's for older stuff / storage

Kip: i need Nvidia GPU, no DX11, no fancy ****...

something just good enough, because i am familair with Nvidia drivers on Linux, i work under Linux for my job

Kip: Motherboard must be standard ATX

that's my big brother there, he basically needs a good server system with 16 GB of ram, 4-6 HDDs with maybe an SSD for fast access, and an cheap dedicated Nvidia GPU (not for gaming)... since his job requires Linux and he is more familiar with Nvidia GPU drivers and they work on Linux.

sooooo....GTS 250? GTX 260? help me out here, look at my part list in the image, and decide if it all fits together.
     
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i7 4910mq GTX 880m (GK104 with 8GB VRAM) 16 GB DDR3 3x Samsung 840 EVO in RAID 0 (1.31 TB total) 
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post #2 of 8
GTX 260 would be a better choice.
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post #4 of 8
get a GTX 260. they are sexy little monsters. ive accidentally rendered games on my 260 and not noticed before so they work pretty well.

also, what will this server be doing? that will dictate what motherboard you would get.

also, computeruler, thats a micro atx board. he specifically states full atx.
Edited by dracotonisamond - 6/6/10 at 5:51pm
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post #5 of 8
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sigh... my brother wants an AM3 socket, a good set of 4x4 GB for total of 16GB of ram, a Phenom ii x6 1090t (he will oc it a bit), and lots of HDDs with maybe one or two SSDs.

Power Supply? come on... 700w?
     
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Samsung 750 Evo 250GB Crucial m500 960GB OCZ Trion 150 960GB Samsung 960 Evo 1TB m.2 
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Crucial MX300 2TB DVD drive Corsair H60 2013 edition windows 10 home 
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32inch Crossover 4K Thermaltake SMART M series 750W Powerspec G418 case Thermal 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 4910mq GTX 880m (GK104 with 8GB VRAM) 16 GB DDR3 3x Samsung 840 EVO in RAID 0 (1.31 TB total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 750 Evo 250GB Crucial m500 960GB OCZ Trion 150 960GB Samsung 960 Evo 1TB m.2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial MX300 2TB DVD drive Corsair H60 2013 edition windows 10 home 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
32inch Crossover 4K Thermaltake SMART M series 750W Powerspec G418 case Thermal 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 4910mq GTX 880m (GK104 with 8GB VRAM) 16 GB DDR3 3x Samsung 840 EVO in RAID 0 (1.31 TB total) 
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logitech k120 1kw antec haf 932 g500 
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q6600 @ 3.4 ep45-ds3r gtx 280 4gb ocz 1066 
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2 500 1 750 black 2 2tb green wd dvd-rw dvd-rom win 7 24" 15" lcd 19" crt vivitek h1080fd projector 
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logitech k120 1kw antec haf 932 g500 
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post #7 of 8
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what the hell... no, just no... how about mobos in the $150+ range?

and get me 4 X 4 gb DDR3 that would be stable with high-end Gigabyte or Asus mobos...

sigh...
     
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Samsung 750 Evo 250GB Crucial m500 960GB OCZ Trion 150 960GB Samsung 960 Evo 1TB m.2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial MX300 2TB DVD drive Corsair H60 2013 edition windows 10 home 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
32inch Crossover 4K Thermaltake SMART M series 750W Powerspec G418 case Thermal 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 4910mq GTX 880m (GK104 with 8GB VRAM) 16 GB DDR3 3x Samsung 840 EVO in RAID 0 (1.31 TB total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung M9T 2TB HDD Bluray/DVD drive Bluray/DVD drive Window 7 Home Premium 
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Panasonic 2880x1620 panel 180w Delta brick 
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Ryzen R7 1700x Gigabyte Aorus AX370 Gaming 5 ASUS GTX 1080 Turbo @ 2050mhz G.Skill DDR4 16GB 8GBx2 3200 mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 750 Evo 250GB Crucial m500 960GB OCZ Trion 150 960GB Samsung 960 Evo 1TB m.2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Crucial MX300 2TB DVD drive Corsair H60 2013 edition windows 10 home 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
32inch Crossover 4K Thermaltake SMART M series 750W Powerspec G418 case Thermal 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 4910mq GTX 880m (GK104 with 8GB VRAM) 16 GB DDR3 3x Samsung 840 EVO in RAID 0 (1.31 TB total) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung M9T 2TB HDD Bluray/DVD drive Bluray/DVD drive Window 7 Home Premium 
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post #8 of 8
There's nothing wrong with that board. Just because it's cheaper doesn't mean it's worse. Oh and a psuhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371020. You don't need 700w. That would be more then adequate. Oh and some ram http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231309.
This is a little hard due to not having enough details. Is a case needed? Budget? Usage? ect
Edited by computeruler - 6/6/10 at 6:07pm
    
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q6600 @ 3.4 ep45-ds3r gtx 280 4gb ocz 1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 500 1 750 black 2 2tb green wd dvd-rw dvd-rom win 7 24" 15" lcd 19" crt vivitek h1080fd projector 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech k120 1kw antec haf 932 g500 
Mouse Pad
xtrac 
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q6600 @ 3.4 ep45-ds3r gtx 280 4gb ocz 1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 500 1 750 black 2 2tb green wd dvd-rw dvd-rom win 7 24" 15" lcd 19" crt vivitek h1080fd projector 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
logitech k120 1kw antec haf 932 g500 
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xtrac 
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