I've been a fan of the SuperMicro line for a while, and this week some new (used) hardware arrived – all SuperMicro equipment to throw in my colocation!

Starting with specifications: 32 GB DDR3 ECC RAM / 4x3TB HARD DRIVES (brand new) / E3v2 Processor (currently has 1230, intend to change this week).

It's not a lot in terms of memory and storage, but it's a very quiet server. I'm going to put in an PCIe card for M.2 slot, and grab a 512GB NVMe drive.

This will now serve as my music and video streaming server (exclusively), which should be more than enough storage, and I can always connect it up to an R510 if I need more storage.



Senior Software Engineer, Labber, Sysadmin. I make things scale rapidly. Optimize everything.

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