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by oldchassis
Sun Jun 21, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Using new old hardware - More on Moore from a Moron
Replies: 10
Views: 3858

Re: Using new old hardware - More on Moore from a Moron

I'm not sure about what you meant, BTW current PCIe SSDs usually use M.2 or PCIe 2.0 x4 interfaces I am by no no means an expert: I am a self proclaimed moron. That the current mobo is limited to 5 SATA drives, is a given. From the limited research that I partook before this venture, I was convince...
by oldchassis
Fri Jun 19, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Using new old hardware - More on Moore from a Moron
Replies: 10
Views: 3858

Re: Using new old hardware - More on Moore from a Moron

Thanks Luca for replying yet again. Thank you for your detailed answers. Not sure what any of them mean, but hopefully you've put me on the right track. I will search. "5 PCIe SSDs? Are you that rich? And do your next mobo have 5 PCIe connectors?" These SSDs will be way cheaper than HDDs are today i...
by oldchassis
Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:41 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Using new old hardware - More on Moore from a Moron
Replies: 10
Views: 3858

Re: Using new old hardware - More on Moore from a Moron

Thanks for the info. The deal was so cheap, that the mobo, case, power supply, DVD and RAM were effectively free. The chip - Intel Xeon E3-1226 V3 (3.3GHz 8MB L3 Cache 1600MHz) was more expensive than the system. UK only I'm afraid http://www.serversplus.com/servers/tower_servers/lenovo_tower_server...
by oldchassis
Thu Jun 18, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Using new old hardware - More on Moore from a Moron
Replies: 10
Views: 3858

Using new old hardware - More on Moore from a Moron

Hello Girls and Guys, Wanting a silent PC, I bought an Antec P182 and an Enermax Gold 450?w power supply about seven years ago, being cash rich and not wanting to buy CPU, MB and RAM until I needed them. Sadly, through illness, they stayed unopened in their boxes, until now. Having now bought a (sup...