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. m 0 l 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? m 0 l 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... firstname.lastname@example.org m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved3D Workstation New Build - Cooling Advice Needed Forum SolvedAdvice on a New Gaming/Slight Workstation PC Build Forum SolvedNew Mobo, CPU, & Case: seeking advice for first build of a workstation Forum SolvedCAD Workstation New Build Advice Forum SolvedAdvice on a $1,500 Workstation/Gaming New Build Forum New gaming mid workstation build need advice. Forum Advice on new workstation build that will last Forum SolvedNeed advice: building a new workstation, workhorse for next 4-6 years Forum Graphics Workstation New Build Advice Forum [New build] Need advice for a 1500$ fast workstation Forum SolvedNew Computer Workstation - Need Advice! Forum New PC build for audio workstation - advice please Forum SolvedNeed advice for 3000$ workstation build Forum SolvedWorkstation build for Maya Zbrush Blender need advice on build...graphics card top priority Forum Advice on building my new PC workstation Forum Looking for advice on building a new workstation/personal. Forum SolvedLooking For A New Gaming/Workstation Build Forum SolvedGaming/Workstation Build Motherboard Advice Forum SolvedAdvice on Gaming/Workstation PC Build Forum SolvedBuilding a good Matlab workstation system (advice) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !