[Noisebridge-discuss] Money for new Stallion (Pony) VM server

Ronald Cotoni setient at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 16:45:23 PDT 2011


I would be more interested if we used a low voltage variant.   It would be
better in the long run for our costs.  Also I am in the market for a new 2u
motherboard myself.  I found a 159 supermicro board, an e1220 for 219 and
we could use the same ram/heatsink.

On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 4:24 PM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:

> I've been thinking it would be worth upgrading the machine in the space
> we use to run Pony.  Right now it's a crappy dual core AMD machine that's
> about 3 years old.  I would like to be able to have more ram for running
> virtual machines for various local services.
>
> Here's a shopping list I put together:
>
> Supermicro X8SIL-F Server motherboard - $190
> * http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813182211
>
> Intel Xeon X3440 2.53GHz - $238
> * http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117225
>
> 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM ECC Registered - $230
> * http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820161460
>
> 1U CPU cooler - $25
> * http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835200064
>
> Total: $683+tax-n-shipping
>
> -ben
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Ronald Cotoni
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