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Reliablesite server thoughts :: E3 1240 V5 w/ 16GB 256GB SSD + 2TB SATA

Discussion in 'Dedicated server hosting' started by dcg, Oct 6, 2017.

  1. dcg

    dcg Premium Member Premium Member

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    Intel Xeon E3 1240v5 16GB Rapid Deploy Quad Core Dedicated Server

    Any thoughts on this for hosting just a few sites. I have a lot of attachments stored on server 250GB, was thinking they could exist on the SATA drive.
    Sites get about 5k a day. Running Xenforo and there is a wordpress.
    Would 16GB ram be sufficient?

    Also important, is this a decent price for the specs?

    thanks
    david
     
  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Price for specs is very good. Just need to decided if it's what you require for now and in the future. That you're budget ? Probably be better with 2x 512GB SSD raid 1 if you can afford it.
     
  3. dcg

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    Yea storage is my big thing. Having an SSD vs SATA to server the attachments is better for file access?

    Is 16GB of ram decent for just hosting a couple sites. Does extra ram do me any good. The current server I have has 32GB but there is so much free.
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                  total        used        free      shared  buff/cache   available
    Mem:       32902536     8481912     1221808      297788    23198816    23756916
    Swap:       1046520       26164     1020356
    
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    You'd have to make that decision yourself. But SSD is better than SATA
     
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    Look for OVH for almost the same price and better specs.
     
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  6. Andy

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    If you want a US-based server, they are not a good choice.
     
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