[ILUG] Replacing a desktop/server
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Wed Mar 23 18:43:30 GMT 2005
On Mon 21 Mar 2005 16:33, Philip Trickett wrote:
> If you look at komplett.ie they have a number there, with the cheapest
> AMD based system being quite a good performer. Add CPU, RAM, DVDRW, and
> 2 hard disks of the same size and you can set yourself up a nice small
> quiet server for your house, with redundancy using software RAID, and
> backups using the DVDRW.
I was looking at this,
and it seems to me one does not actually save much
by putting together a computer one's self.
I guess PC manufacturers get hard disks etc at such a discount
that more than makes up for the wages of Chinese girls
screwing the thing together.
> Also, building it is fun.
As in SM?
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