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My server rig build

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#2
Does this look so good no one has to comment on it :p
 
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#3
needs more petabytes
 
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#4
what game?
 
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TF2 and CoD4
 
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you would think with it being a server, you would want more storage space, like at least 250gb, thats what I would do, you can get decent 250gb hdd's for like 75 bucks
 
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Its only gonna run a dedicated server for TF2 and CoD4 not like a webpage or w/e.
 
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For a server, stick all of your money into the board, gpu, and HDD's. A quad core would be nice.:)
 
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I will but I need to get a cheap psu. Antec Basiq 350w 19$, Epower 400w 19$, or Silverstone 350w 35$.
 

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Who makes the Basiqs tho cause this thing will be on 24/7 365.
 
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Ok I just found out FSP makes them so they must be pertty good. 350w should be more than enough for those parts too :)
 

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Not sure about these games but i hope you have a old GF 400 or some thing as some game servers require DX8\9 v cards with xx amount of ram. Some times there is work arounds though.

So maybe have a look in to that.
 

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I wouldnt be able to get a Mp3 player or a new cpu cooler if I got that :laugh: tough decisions!! What about the 360w?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703010

Not sure about these games but i hope you have a old GF 400 or some thing as some game servers require DX8\9 v cards with xx amount of ram. Some times there is work arounds though.

So maybe have a look in to that.
The 780G comes with a HD 3200 :)

EDIT: Nice the PCPAC 360w fits right into my budget if I drop the floppy drive :)
 
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Actually I have a old HP computer thats not in use.. its a M-ATX case so I could drop 30$ off of that and get the PC Power PSU and my floppy drive :D I think I might do a log for this build if anyone wants one :)
 
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@Shadow
Can't go wrong with ANY of those PSU's. All of them would be up to the task.

@suraswami
That board is very very nice.

@Barbaric
Yes it does have onboard.

See that VGA port right here:

And there is a DVI port underneath it.


Although, I would still purchase the Gigabyte 780G. Hybrid crossfire at a later date if wanted with that board and an HD3K series card.