Although I have build a lot of desktops, I now find myself needing to build a server. It will be part of a domain with ten users running Windows Server 2008R2.
Mainly used for file and print sharing with a couple of applications added. I was going to use 4G Ram and two drives for a RAID 1
Here is what I have come up with so far:
500GB HD for a server? On a central file server you want the most HD space you can get. You also want a viable backup option which I don't see. I'll include an LG BD-R Burner for backups. I also included a fast SSD for boot times.
I don't know if you have a space for a rackmount or what your budget is but try something like this: