[rescue] Hardware up FT/FS
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Thu May 19 13:45:42 CDT 2011
I recently picked up an Intel server mid-tower with a Xeon X3210 quad
core, 4 GB ECC ram and a promise sata raid card for $200 off a local
classifieds site. It will run the latest and greatest versions of OSX if
I so desire, and it's quite a bit faster than a G5 while using less
power. It's amazing what not having an apple logo on a machine does to
the price of the hardware!
On 19/05/2011 10:20 AM, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 12:13:09PM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>> On 5/19/2011 11:19 AM, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>>> What I would like is a G5 Xserve, and maybe a G4 mini as well. I'm not
>>> currently planning to spend any real money on those wants though, until
>>> I finally manage to get a more modern x86 Mac.
>> You only think you want a G5 Xserve - the one I ran in my colo on behalf
>> of a customer was incredibly un-interesting and performance was nothing
>> to write home about. And it was loud and ran warm.
> So maybe a G4 Xserve.
> Obviously performance isn't going to be the best ever either way.
> I figure it would likely be quieter/cheaper than an equivelent IBM POWER
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