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#21 SpleenBeGone

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:46 PM

Good news on this.
Not only has my boss given me the goahead to put it at work, but he's going to pay the cost of a dedicated IP for me.
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:56 PM

Goddamn Tommy wants to keep you around. >.>

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#23 SpleenBeGone

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:03 PM

:lol:
I guess. >.>
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:12 PM

Must be that sweet sweet ass.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:14 PM

Must be that sweet sweet ass.

You need pics to prove that, or no one here will believe you!
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#26 SpleenBeGone

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:27 PM

:lol:
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:27 PM

Yeah, his shabooty is for me.

And his boss when it comes to whether or not he's getting a raise apparently.

>___>

So, negative good buddy.

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#28 SpleenBeGone

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:58 PM

So, looking at passmark, a set of http://www.ebay.com/...=item3f21d592df is about 12.5% faster than a pair of http://www.ebay.com/...=item27cf0bf68d

The problem is motherboards. Currently the cheapest 2p G34 board on ebay: http://www.ebay.com/...=item5d393736df

Open box 1366 mobos can be had for $200 or less http://www.ebay.com/...=item5d39a83d43

I'll continue to keep checking, looking for better deals. Also, if there are any places better than ebay for stuff like this, let me know.
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Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:57 AM

So I'm looking at some C32 motherboards, basically 2x 8 core bulldozers. Might be something interesting if the shared FPU doesn't hurt what we're going to put on it.
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Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:33 AM

Good news on this.
Not only has my boss given me the goahead to put it at work, but he's going to pay the cost of a dedicated IP for me.

You've got a pretty damn good boss...

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 04:36 PM

Did you spend the money yet? It's burning a hole in my pocket.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 06:15 PM

Nah, I just got it today, and I'm going to wait for a good deal anyways.
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Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:20 PM

Older hardware, but 16 cores
http://www.ebay.com/...=item589c2e5f2e
Slightly newer
http://www.ebay.com/...=item5898ccb5b9

and then there's this, same age as the first but with higher clocks.
http://www.ebay.com/...=item1e775ce8bc
quad 7350's apparently score around 16,700 on passmark.
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Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:53 PM

That middle 771 server setup I could drop some http://www.ebay.com/...=item460cc51ee7 into. >.>
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Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:06 PM

x2 E5450 installed, and free shipping.
http://www.ebay.com/...=item3f2216fdbe
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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:08 PM

I ended up going with a pair of quad core 1366 xeons. L5520's to specific. http://ark.intel.com...6-GTs-Intel-QPI
I wanted to get some hex cores, but that would have only left me with $50 for everything else. I'm currently hunting around for the RAM and cooling. Also, I plan on putting it in a rack mount case. I'll be doing something interesting with the case, though I haven't decided what. Pictures will be posted.
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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:56 PM

And just added 12GB of ECC buffered ram to that for $40, leaving 6 open slots for more later. Also, two 10k rpm 146GB drives for $30. Grand total is up to $330.
All that's left is a power supply and a case. >.>
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:40 PM

The ram came in today, 6, 2gb sticks. I can't test it yet, as my desktop doesn't like ECC memory, but I'm hoping to get the rest soon. >.>
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:49 PM

Something cool with the case?
Lots of nice shiny colored leds!
I love colored leds on computer hardware <3
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:24 PM

Don't forget the flame decals; they make everything faster.