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New rig $1500 budget. need advice

Last response: in Systems
May 29, 2011 11:48:55 AM

hey guys
am trying to build a home server for $1500
my parts list

500watt psu
GeForce 8400 (purely for setting up)
4x Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 1.5TB 5900 RPM in raid 10
HighPoint RocketRAID 640 PCI-Express 2.0 x4 SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Controller Card
SUPERMICRO MBD-X7DAL-E-O Dual LGA 771 Intel 5000X ATX Dual Intel Xeon Server Motherboard
6x Rendition by Crucial 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667
2x Intel Xeon E5472 3.00GHz LGA 771

will this be any good?

advice or criticism welcome
thanks jesse

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May 31, 2011 12:26:48 AM

looks good lots of space :D 
June 7, 2011 1:41:16 AM

Best answer selected by gunt23.
June 7, 2011 2:17:20 AM

For home serve you're better off getting a Dell deal or something cheap and just adding hard drives.