What to do with this workstation
sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Sat Mar 15 20:36:45 UTC 2008
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Gerald Dachs wrote:
| Am Sat, 15 Mar 2008 13:28:17 -0400
| schrieb "Qiuli Han" <ivyharry at gmail.com>:
|> Hi gang,
|> For some reason i got a workstation with 2 quad core intel E5410
|> cpus and 8GB of FB-DIMM memory. It has only one PCI-E 16x slot, and
|> the card on that slot is NVdia 8600GT with 256 DDR3 mem.
| What a great machine! If it would be mine I would exchange the graphical
| card against a smaller one, but maybe it has on board graphics?
| I would put it to a place where I couldn't either see or hear it.
| Then I would exchange all my computer with small diskless clients and
| would let them boot from this machine. Additionally I would put
| TV-Cards into it and let this machine be my monster VDR.
| It has enough power for a lot of VMWare/VirtualBox instances.
you also may want to take a look at this site. I have the client
running on a couple desktops during overnight hours when Im not using them.
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