Monthly Archives: October 2017

Custom Server: Where to put it?

Technological Junkies/ October 28, 2017/ server, vlog/ 0 comments

The server we ordered is 26.8 x 17.4 x 3.4 inches, or 2.23 x 1.45 x 0.28 feet. We need to find a place for it in our “office”. Having the server locked away in a closet isn’t really much of an option for a few reasons. We don’t have long ethernet cords (just a few feet is our longest).

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Custom server : Before the arrival

Technological Junkies/ October 28, 2017/ server, vlog/ 0 comments

We just ordered a Dell R710 Custom server sporting… 2x Xeon X560s (Each are 6 cores, 12 threads, 2.66-3.06GHz, and 12 MB SmartCache) Xeon x5650 on Intel ARK 64GB of DDR3 Dual Power Supplies 2x 120gb Intel SSDs 1x Western Digital Black 4TB drive We already had these drives and thus have now wiped them clean and benchmarked them from another system. Our

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