[Ukfreebsd] nice little storage server for 112GBP
daniel at kewlio.net
Wed Jan 12 12:29:42 GMT 2011
On 12/01/2011 12:16, Darko Arandjelovic wrote:
> It seems expensive ?
> I am pretty sure we pay £15 +VAT for 2GB DDR3 modules and £20 for DDR2 2GB modules - hence 4 of those modules would cost £60/80 respectively (to make for 8Gb RAM). These are Kingston Value RAM modules.
> I did not bother to look at the specification -- does the box use DDR2 or DDR3 RAM and how many modules can you put it 2 or 4, please?
> BTW, the 4GB modules cost £29 for 4GB DDR3 RAM and about £42 for DDR2 4GB modules -- also Kingston Value RAM.
The server has 2 module slots, each one takes DDR3 ECC Unbufferred ram.
- up to 2 x 4GB modules for a total of 8GB ram.
I've not tested non-ECC ram in the server. The HP docs don't mention
non-ECC at all.
The default specification comes with a single 1GB module.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ukfreebsd-bounces at uk.freebsd.org [mailto:ukfreebsd-bounces at uk.freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Dr Josef Karthauser
> Sent: 12 January 2011 11:38
> To: Dr Josef Karthauser
> Cc: UK FreeBSD Users
> Subject: Re: [Ukfreebsd] nice little storage server for 112GBP
>> Has anyone got a price point on the cheapest source for ram for this box?
> At crucial, with the discount code kindly posted here recently, 8gb comes to £96.70 (ex. vat). Is this as cheap as I can find I wonder.
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