[SATLUG] Local Vendor

Ron ron.j.mann at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 15:22:40 CDT 2015


I ended up ordering a 2 x hex core; 48 GB RAM; 4 x 1 TB drives used Dell 
workstation. A server sounded nice, but they are just too loud for my 
place. Thank you all again.

On 04/16/2015 09:28 PM, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> I recently had to buy one and got a pretty good deal from newegg -- an 
> HP ProLiant G5 with 2 dual core Xeon CPUs, 16GB RAM, 8 10,000 RPM 
> 72GB, all for under $300.  They usually have a variety, and the 
> choices will vary.
>
> But they're definitely not local!
>
> Al Lesmerises
>
>
> On 4/16/2015 7:41 AM, Travis Hegwer wrote:
>> I know you were wanting local but I have ordered countless off lease 
>> power edge 2950s from Ebay, Amazon, Etc. For $250 - $900 depending on 
>> HDDs. They all have worked great and run Citrix XEN, most come with 
>> at least 16GB memory. Check it out if you haven't already.
>>
>>
>>
>> Travis
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On 
>> Behalf Of Ron
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:59 PM
>> To: satlug at satlug.org
>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
>>
>> One of my friends did this. Grabbed a few laptops and built a beowulf 
>> system. (Combined computing power to make a super system). It worked 
>> well, but would not work for what I want. Thank you for the idea.
>>
>> On 04/15/2015 05:52 PM, Joe wrote:
>>> I know it sounds like it wouldn't work, but I buy broke screen laptops
>>> with good CPUs.  I call them "Headless Servers". ;-) On Apr 15, 2015
>>> 3:11 PM, "Ron" <ron.j.mann at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I am looking to get a decent server or 2 for a virtualization project
>>>> at my house. Does anyone knew of a good place (relatively close) that
>>>> offers older hardware at a reasonable price? The only sites are nice,
>>>> but sometimes it is good to see what is available closer to home.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for your time.
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