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DIY: WIndows 2008 R2 Server Config

Hello,

I am looking to build from ground up a Win 2008R2 server; any recommendations for a server strong mb and components?
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  1. What will you use it for?

    File Server, DB Server, Web Server,....
  2. Emerald said:
    What will you use it for?

    File Server, DB Server, Web Server,....



    Primarily a File Server. I also need to build a Data Storage device also. Thanks for your help.
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    Since it is only a File Server you could get away with mid range MOBO, CPU, cheap Video Card or Onboard Video, 2 GB Memory, DVD drive, 500W PSU, and case.

    Two 2BG HDD in RAID 1 for Starters
  4. Thanks much..onto building.
  5. Best answer selected by tgeorgechi.
  6. A few things:

    1. Budget?

    2. Mission critical?

    3. Which version of R2?
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