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I want to buy a sever that has:

  • Many DIMM slots for memory expansion
  • Many hard drive bays

What are the best options for this? I don't want service warranties, or anything like that...

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closed as too localized by sysadmin1138 Apr 17 '11 at 22:37

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Post actual numbers for DIMM slots and bays, it will help. –  gekkz Jan 24 '10 at 8:13
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Plus price target and use case. –  phoebus Jan 24 '10 at 9:09
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Where? This is a global web site and not all products are available in all locations. Also, what is your definition of "many"? Is it 10, 20, 100, what? –  John Gardeniers Jan 24 '10 at 10:19
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This question really doesn't give enough information to answer it properly; I suggest you rewrite it, including at least some of the following: - Do you want this server to be rack-mounted? - How many memory slots do you actually mean by "many"? - The same as above for disks. - BTW, what kind of disks? SCSI? SATA? SAS? - What about CPU slots? - What's your price range? - Where are you located in this big, big world? Also, having at least an idea of what the server will be actually used for would really help. –  Massimo Jan 24 '10 at 14:56
    
Agreed. Voted to closed based on not enough information. –  TomTom Oct 8 '10 at 10:00
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HP ProLiant DL370 G6 would do the job. Up to 24 drive bays and 18 DIMM slots. Worldwide quickspecs linked here: http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/13242_div/13242_div.html

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HP have a server with 128 memory slots out in the next few months.

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This question really doesn't give enough information to answer it properly; I suggest you rewrite it, including at least some of the following:

  • Do you want this server to be rack-mounted?
  • How many memory slots do you actually mean by "many"?
  • The same as above for disks.
  • BTW, what kind of disks? SCSI? SATA? SAS?
  • What about CPU slots?
  • What's your price range?
  • Where are you located in this big, big world?

Also, having at least an idea of what the server will be actually used for would really help.

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Could you please copy these suggestions as new comment to the question? Thank you! ~ This answer and comment will auto-destruct in 24 hours ;) –  splattne Jan 24 '10 at 14:48
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