Do Servers need anything special as oppose to regular PCs? Tags: PCS Hard Drives Servers Components Last response: July 7, 2012 9:15 PM in Components Share mishav1 July 7, 2012 9:01:18 PM I have learned in the last week that servers Should use: 1 Black caviar hard drives as oppose to green drives 2. ECC registered memory as oppose to non ECC unregistered Is there anything else someone can recommend that stands out to be used in a server, or necessary in a server. Thanks for any suggestions in advance. More about : servers special oppose regular pcs amuffin July 7, 2012 9:09:50 PM They feature much better CPU support. Dual-Quad cpu configurations. They come in different form factors. EX: 1U,2U,3U,4U rack mountable m 0 l Brett928S2 July 7, 2012 9:15:31 PM Hi You are NOT allowed to run duplicate threads here.....just ask in your other thread....this is the THIRD thread....go back to the one from the last week... All the best Brett m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 48 TB on Server - Do I need anything special? Forum Need anything special for a recording Pc? Forum Do I need to do anything special to swap these CPUs/MOBOs? Forum What do I need to know before installing my SSD? anything special ? Forum x800 do I need to know anything special for setup Forum Need help in setting up a Network Server 2003 environment on 5 PCs Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !