Tuesday, May 30, 2017

May 2017 PC buildout (mnemosyne)


Last weekend I assembled a new system for my home lab for RHEL, OpenShift, etc hackery.

All from Microcenter/Cambridge, except for DIMMs from Amazon. NB: That mobo must 2133Mhz memory.

  • cpu: Intel Core i5-6500, $179.99 
  • mobo: SuperMicro C7H170-M 1151, $29.99 was $59.99, but $30 in-store discount
  • warranty: TWG-2yr mobo replacement, $4.98
  • memory: Crucial 16GBx2 32GB Kit, DDR4 2133 MT/s DIMM 288 (CT2K16G4DFD8213),  $222.13 
  • power: Corsair CXM 550W 80+B SM PSU, $49.99 after $20 mail-in rebate
  • disk: Seagate 1TB Barracuda HDD OEM, $39.99
  • Reused an old Inspiron case with DVD/RW, using built-in video, no keyboard/mouse

Total: $537.07

[marc@mnemosyne ~]$ free -g; df -h / /home
              total        used        free      shared  buff/cache   available
Mem:             31           0          29           0           0          30
Swap:             7           0           7
Filesystem             Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/rhel-root   50G  4.0G   46G   9% /
/dev/mapper/rhel-home  873G   68M  873G   1% /home
[marc@mnemosyne ~]$ 


1 comment:

  1. I've since added 2 additional Crucial 16GBx2 32GB Kit, DDR4 2133 MT/s DIMM 288 (CT2K16G4DFD8213) bringing total memory to 64GB.

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