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Date:      Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:27:44 -0500
From:      Gary Gatten <Ggatten@waddell.com>
To:        'eculp' <eculp@encontacto.net>, freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: Opinion on using AMD Phenom II x6 1090t with Gigabyte 890BPA-UD3H	and 8GB DDR-3 as a WebServer.
Message-ID:  <841_1309361265_4E0B4471_841_3565_1_D9B37353831173459FDAA836D3B43499C2309C85@WADPMBXV0.waddell.com>
In-Reply-To: <20110629073105.17922wqmo8yonl6o@econet.encontacto.net>
References:  <20110629073105.17922wqmo8yonl6o@econet.encontacto.net>

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Of course it depends on your apps, but unless you're doing some HUGE number=
 of connections, or your apps are .... "not good", this will be MORE than e=
nough RAM and CPU.

Yes, generally speaking "more" of something is always better, in fact our g=
overnment seems to think more debt is better than less.  However, if you're=
 web apps only need xGB of RAM and y MIPS; what benefit is it to have n * x=
 RAM and n * y MIPS?

Maybe turn this into a virtual host and make some use of that hardware, or =
just be happy using it at 5% capacity.

G


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@f=
reebsd.org] On Behalf Of eculp
Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:31 AM
To: freebsd-questions
Subject: Opinion on using AMD Phenom II x6 1090t with Gigabyte 890BPA-UD3H =
and 8GB DDR-3 as a WebServer.

I just saw this box that is being promoted as a gaming machine at a=20=20
great price and am considering it as a web-server.

In addition to having no information on the CPU as a server lack of=20=20
comfort with 6 cores and memory 8GB of memory that I am having a=20=20
problem with.  I am not a gamer but I have always assumed that a=20=20
gaming machine needs the most aggressive hardware.  I have also seen=20=20
this processor with 12 GB rather than 8 which, in my ignorance sounds=20=20
better.

Any opinions and guidance are appreciated.

Thanks,

ed

I will be running 9.0 on this as I am already doing on one of my web-server=
s.

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