What is the best webserver hardware configuration?

What is the best webserver hardware configuration? Here are my specs for this build:

CPU: i5 750
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-H55M-S2
RAM: 4GB DDR3 1600MHz CL7
GPU: Integrated in CPU
HDD: (Do I need to use SSD or just ordinary hard drive? )

GIGABYTE GA-H55M-S2[/b
Model Chipset FSB Memory Graphics
GA-H55M-S2 Intel® H55 2.5 GT/s DDR3 2200 X 2 [DUAL] Integrated in CPU


APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this month
BUDGET RANGE: BANG FOR THE BUCK hardware configuration for Squid: Optimising Web Delivery

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: surfing the net only

PARTS REQUIRED: Processor, Motherboard, RAM and hard drive.

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com, ncix.com -- to show us selection & pricing
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Philippines

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Durable parts for heavy use like 24/7. This Proxy server is intended to use in a 250 to 300 units internet gaming cafe......

Here are the sites about web server:

http://www.dba-oracle.com/t_best_webserver_hardware_configuration.htm

Squid:
http://www.squid-cache.org/
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  1. Quote:
    CPU: i5 750
    Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-H55M-S2
    RAM: 4GB DDR3 1600MHz CL7
    GPU: Integrated in CPU


    IGP is generated when a H55/H57 is paired with an i3/i5 Clarkdale not Lynnfields
  2. batuchka said:
    Quote:
    CPU: i5 750
    Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-H55M-S2
    RAM: 4GB DDR3 1600MHz CL7
    GPU: Integrated in CPU


    IGP is generated when a H55/H57 is paired with an i3/i5 Clarkdale not Lynnfields


    so i need to buy Clardale? What is the advantage?
  3. You can consider the Phenom II X6.
  4. mosox said:
    You can consider the Phenom II X6.



    but do you think going to amd processor is good idea, I am not sure cause most server is intel base from cpu to mobo chipset. But I will research on this one and check the price difference…. thanks
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