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Sever Motherboard for Intel Xeon E5-2609 v2 Ivy Bridge-EP

What motherboards are compatible for this processer {Intel Xeon E5-2609 v2 Ivy Bridge-EP 2.5GHz 10MB L3 Cache LGA 2011 80W Server Processor} Model# BX80635E52609V2

I am working on making a server for my games. Someone please help me this is a bit new for me?
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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2609 V2 2.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($301.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Total: $301.98
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

    go here, click edit, and go to motherboards and there is a list of 12 compatible boards.
  2. Are you sure this CPU is compatible with the X79 Chipset? Those consumer boards
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    slaglebagle said:
    Are you sure this CPU is compatible with the X79 Chipset? Those consumer boards


    Yes, that Xeon is compatible with X79.
  4. yes.
  5. Okay thanks and what about an OS?
  6. It depends, what are you doing? A server OS like Windows 2008 Server is good, but if you are using it more as well, windows 8.1 professional does the job.
  7. And also a Graphics card and case if you guys have anything to recommend.
  8. Okay windows 8/1 pro will work and, This will be used to my dedicated game servers.
  9. Alright, the GPU doesn't need to be that powerful, a GTX 750 would work fine.
  10. Would i have to update my BIOS for on one of those X79 boards for the CPU to work?
  11. No, but it wouldn't hurt.
  12. Alright and will it be possible for me to access the Server from a different computer using Remote Desktop Connection?
  13. Probably, but I have not had any success with RDC. Try some VNC program.
  14. Could you recommend a VNC program to me.
  15. Try remotepc.com
  16. Okay Thank you very much
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