Advice on Server/High-end Workstation New Build Tags: New Build Servers Workstations New Build Systems Product Last response: October 30, 2012 7:48 PM in Systems Share mrckrd August 16, 2012 4:58:02 PM Approximate Purchase Date: as soon as possible Budget Range: 500-1200 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Math Computations, Read/Write to database. Are you buying a monitor: No, no graphics processing is going to be done on the server Do you need to buy OS: No, most likely running a generic linux server build (possibly ubuntu server) Location: Manhattan, NY Parts Preferences: Intel i7 or Xeon, 1 or more cores. ECC not necessary, but I would like to experiment with RAID0/RAID10/RAID01 Overclocking: No Additional Comments: Was looking at rackmount servers and tower servers, but this is going to be in a 100sqft undivided living space where i will sleep. - So it must be relatively quiet. Can't control temperature either. This will be a testing server so production level quality and uptime is not an issue, but performance needs to be decent enough so it wont become a burden to develop. - Also considering running a web server on this in the meantime. More about : advice server high end workstation build COLGeek August 16, 2012 5:22:28 PM What apps do you intend to run on this server? How many users will access it? This really looks like a fairly small build. As a thought, since you are sleeping in the room, check out this little HP server: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Not an i7/Xeon, but could meet your needs and budget. While out of stock now, I am sure you can find at other sites. Just a suggestion. farsuka August 16, 2012 6:41:27 PM Honestly you can just put together something in a small case, use a small board and put the i7 or whatever you're looking for. I'm guessing you will be doing everything through SSH after first setup? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rachaelCheapDell October 30, 2012 7:48:30 PM Contact me! I work whole sale with Servers. I can provide any server for any type of set up! I would suggest with your space constraints, ThinClient. I can assist you and give you a really great price. email me... email@example.com Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNew build - Version 3.0 ForumGraphics Workstation New Build Advice ForumAdvice on $1500-$2000 Gaming/ Workstation Build Forum[ New build ] Need advice for a 1500$ fast workstation ForumAdvice on a $1,500 Workstation /Gaming New Build ForumAdvice on DAW workstation build ForumNew PC build for audio workstation - advice please ForumCAD Workstation New Build Advice ForumAdvice needed on workstation build : ASUS Z9PE-D8 ForumNeed advice to build a Workstation + media PC ForumNeed advice to build a Workstation + media PC ForumNew AMD Budget CAD Workstation Build ForumUpgrade or new build Photography Workstation ForumAdvice For High End Workstation Build ForumAdvice On Dual CPU, Mobo, & Ram Upgrade For Video Editing Workstation ForumAdvice On Dual CPU, Mobo, & Ram Upgrade For Video Editing Workstation ForumNeed advice : building a new workstation , workhorse for next 4-6 years ForumXfx 680 half price ForumBuild Review <$1,000 mid level Gaming System Forum[Solved] Motherboard Upgrade Advice More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !