[SATLUG] Local Vendor

Peter Cross pjcrux at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 16:25:17 CDT 2015


if you don't mind me asking where did you find it?

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Ron <ron.j.mann at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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