Server build config, what would you do?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Wed Apr 9 14:57:55 UTC 2008

> would like at least a Core2Duo CPU, but would consider Xeon (single or dual 
> CPU boards are fine).
> The server will be for file storage and general services like email, apache, 
> etc.  Not a ton of volume for either

so why at least core2duo. for your case 50$ used computer (possibly with 
larger disk) is enough.

> I plan to use a 3-Ware or Areca controller (4 port). Does one of those work 
> better than the other? I have had pretty good luck with some 3-Ware cards so

no special controller works best.

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