Hello 64 World - My proposed 3Ware system
killing at multiplay.co.uk
Thu May 5 07:15:03 PDT 2005
See the thread "Very low disk performance on 5.x" for details about RAID
and FreeBSD that was using that MB with 244's and a Highpoint 1820a.
Note: With 2 disks your options are very limited RAID 0 or RAID 1 so
dont expect both redundency and extra performance.
That RAM looks VERY expensive I paid £187 for 2Gb.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Toll, Eric" <etoll at vipstructures.com>
To: <freebsd-amd64 at FreeBSD.org>
Sent: 05 May 2005 14:52
Subject: Hello 64 World - My proposed 3Ware system
I am going to build a new server! (I'm excited) below is my shopping list, this
all started with a desire to have a Raid FreeBSD system. RAID led me to 3Ware,
current offerings from 3Ware were of *only* the 64 Bit PCI flavor, my current MB
didn't have it [Cheep SIS with (1) Athlon XP2400+ with WD PATA IDE 40GB] So I
looked for mainboards that had a 66Mhz 64bit PCI slot, from 3Ware's hardware
compatibility list. Found a good one I hope with the Gigabyte board. So now I'm
thinking instead of FreeBSD 5.3 or 5.4 to go with the FreeBSD-AMD64 version.
Comments welcome, anyone see any issues?
Anyone else have a Gigabyte board with (GA-7A8DW AMD 8111/8131)
Chipset running AMD-64?
Also my video card will be a Geforce 4 Ti 4200 4x AGP, I like to run X so
I can see high res real time logs...
8006-2LP KIT ESCALADE 8006-2LP 1 141.47 141.47
WD2500SD WD CAVIAR 250GB RAID ED.SATA-3 2 149.98 299.96
GA-7A8DW SERVER BOARDAMD 81118131+81 1 340.86 340.86
TITAN 550 ANTEC TITAN SERIES 550 CASE 1 209.87 209.87
OSA242AUBOX OPTERON DP SERVER 242 PIB-R 2 217.77 435.54
KRX3200AK2/1G 1GB KIT(2X512)DDR400 REG HY 1 415.80 415.80
Not bad for around $2,000.00 USD Eh?
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