[rescue] Looking for an LGA1366 motherboard
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Mar 21 16:17:53 CDT 2017
On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 12:51:21PM -0500, Scott Newell wrote:
> At 12:25 PM 3/21/2017, Romain Dolbeau wrote:
> >LGA1366 is an awesome platform - my main desktop is still a W3680.
> I think I'm running a X5650...is that a decent one?
> I've had good luck with the old Dell T3500 workstations from ebay seller
> digitalmind2000--$230 or so for 24GB (ECC) with a windows 7 COA sticker.
> Kinda wish I'd gone with a dual socket T5500 or T7500, but the T3500 seemed
> to be better bang for the buck.
Just FYI, if getting a T7500 the second CPU is on an add on card. At
prior job I got a T7500 with a single CPU and it was thus missing that
card. Getting that card would have cost about as much as getting a
different T7500 with the card already in place.
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