Forum discussion tagged with server.
  1. iamjudebot

    [SOLVED] Can you build a PC with all new components except for the hard drive

    We currently have this HP ProDesk pre-built as a server and it needs upgrading. Could i take the hard drive from it and put into a new system? i'm willing to buy a new windows key for it i just need the configuration and files to be exactly the same because i dont want to mess up the networking...
  2. AbnormalMatrix

    Question Installing Windows 10 on HP Proliant DL380 G5 Server?

    Hi, I am trying to install Windows 10 on my spare server (HP Proliant DL380 Gen 5). However I keep running into issues. I have heard that for motherboards with dual sockets I need Windows 10 Pro. I have tried making a bootable USB (Windows To Go) With Rufus to make sure that it will work before...
  3. Jay_dog

    [SOLVED] Best HDD for Plex Server?

    I am going to get a different HDD than I have right now for my Plex server. Which would be the best HDD in this situation? I run the Plex server off my main PC not a NAS. I am going for 3-4TB. NAS, Surveillance, or regular storage HDD?
  4. D

    Question Choosing cheap 2nd hand server for office with lots of SAS storage

    Hi all. Bit of a newbie. I'm looking to buy an oldish server on ebay to make a file server for my office. It will store a huge number of image files and a mysql database. It will need redundancy so was thinking raid1. Excluding drives budget is only about $400. My research suggests that the sas...
  5. S

    Question Which server has PCIe x16 slots under 300USD

    Hi I am looking for a used server like r410 or others which have 2-3 x16 slots to which I can connect a GPU. The power connector can probably be made custom but the PCIe slot needs to exist to connect a NVIDIA 1070 so tha I can use it. DOes anyone have suggestion?
  6. N

    Is there any superhero to start a GCP trial for me?

    hello everyone, i hope you are doing great I'm looking forward to start a gaming community of my own, fps games mostly. i want to host servers in old cod games, cs and maybe something else. To do all that i need to rent a sever, but i want a trial to see how things are going before i put my...
  7. S

    Question Buying a user server

    Hi I a looking to buy one of these I am wondering if I would be able to connect a GPU(1070) to it ...
  8. ainsleyclark

    Build Advice Build Review, Small & Quiet Linux Server

    Hi all, First linux server build I plan to use for web hosting and dabble with some Plex hosting, it will be sitting in my living room so I need it quiet and eco friendly. Can't break the bank, just wondering your thoughts were. Planning on using Debian 9. Will the mobo be compatible with the...
  9. T

    Question Can you help me build my own server?

    I want to build a home server which will run 24/7 and will store all my photos and videos of my trips and I can access it from any device connected to my wifi and retrieve the data from it for using and editing. Please guide me step by step guys. Thanks in advance
  10. M

    Question A motherboard which supports the Access Control Service for the desktop segment compatible with the cpu I9-9900k

    Hello. I would like to try to enable the passtrough of my graphic card (geforce rtx 2080 ti) on Windows server using the DDA. To do this,I need to buy another motherboard,because the one I have (gigabyte aorus pro) does not support the ACS. Problem is that I don't want to buy another CPU. I...
  11. ExtreamChaozZ

    Question Small Form Factor NAS/Server Hosting Case

    Hiya, Im on the hunt for a new case that will serve the purpose of acting as a NAS with high storage as well as hosting game servers to reduce the stress of my main computer. While looking around i cant seem to find the "perfect" case that will suit my needs, with that in mind i was hoping i...
  12. K

    Question KGPE-D16

    Hi, Is there a way to recover/update bios on this board without having t POST? I downgraded the BIOS to a version which is not compatible with already installed CPUs, now it wont POST. I need to get recover/update the BIOS without having to buy a processor which is compatible with the version...
  13. profezzional

    Question Intel S3200SH Boots to EFI Shell and Won't Accept Input

    My S3200SH board was working fine until a while ago when I think I was switching out a hard drive. I don't remember exactly what happened, since I'm only getting back to it a few months later, but the symptoms are that the board no longer shows the POST screen, flashes the "press <F2> to go to...
  14. M

    Question "Fake" SMB Signal

    Hi, I have a problem with my motherboard. I bought a used Intel S5520HC Motherboard and two Intel Xeon X5650. Everything is fine, if I only have one CPU installed but if install the second CPU the PC doesnt boot anymore. Beep Code 1-5-4-4 . After googling a little, I found out that you have to...
  15. matze

    Question the newest CPU with cTDP feature in latest AMD and Intel processors - to build a fanless server

    dear community i am very very glad to be here in this great commuity - i really like TomsHardware - is great and this communit is much much more than expected : i really like the ideas & knowldge-sharing in this forum here. all things regarding Hardware and many many other topics can be...
  16. AtotehZ

    Question New Home Server Inspiration(windows)

    Hello, I'm looking into getting a home server. It'll need to be able to run the following: Windows. A media server, I use Universal Media Server. Game servers of various types. Voice communication servers like Teamspeak. A Filezilla server for file sharing with friends. It needs to be as...
  17. T

    Question server cpu gaming pc

    I wanted to get the community's input and ideas. Hello friends, i have built a decent rig with a Xeon E5-2640 V4 , 256 GBs DDR4 ECC, Nvme ssd , asrock x99 extreme4 mobo and an Evga 1080ti. what's your take on the rig? It may be best to say that the cpu and some components were free for me so...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] Hardware recommendation for this scenario?

    Hi! I'm a bit lost when it comes to server hardware specifications. I'm planning on hiring some cloud servers to deploy Windows 10 client virtual machines (2 at least, meaby more on the future) and I need them to perform tasks such as video editing on Premiere, photo editing on Photoshop or...
  19. Shamgar7331

    Question Minecraft server Lag issues

    I built a server pc about a year ago that has an Intel Xeon CPU E5-2650 v2 clocked at 2.6 GHz with 32GB of RAM, and 500GB SSD. Its currently running windows 10 with only a minecraft server running on it. The server is being ran through the local client installation of multicraft for the purpose...
  20. Z

    Question NAS Software for Windows 10

    Are there any options for a NAS software that works with Windows 10? I know the NAS software NextCloud is popular, but it only works with Ubuntu Linux.