[rescue] Looking for an LGA1366 motherboard

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 11:14:18 CDT 2017

I see them showing up on ebay from time to time for about $10 each with
fan. At least with the 5620 all you need is a basic heatsink with a fan.
Copper heatsink for rackmount / higher TPD (ie x5675 or worse like x5690)
are a lot more.


On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 7:02 PM, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 06:25:06PM +0100, Romain Dolbeau wrote:
>> 2017-03-21 17:59 GMT+01:00 Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net>:
>>> I have a couple of LGA1366 Xeons here and I'd love to build a
>>> VM-host box...
> and.. it looks like the most expensive part of these builds is
> going to be the CPU coolers.  Cheapest I can find is around $25/socket.
> My total expenditure on CPUs and motherboards so far is right around
> $100.  I may not be able to build everything out into functional systems
> after all, if CPU cooling is going to cost me $200 on top
> of that...
> (already got power supplies and a couple of cases, RAM, HDs, etc.)
> bah!  humbug.
> Bill
> --
> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas USA
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