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Building Dual E5520 Folder

Discussion in 'bit-tech Folding Team' started by ThunderBob, 23 Sep 2009.

  1. ThunderBob

    ThunderBob New Member

    19 Sep 2005
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    Ok. im looking at costing up a dual E5520 folding machine.

    Anyone had any experience with ASUS Z8NA-D6C?

    It seems to be a good price for what it is and its standard ATX sized.....
  2. JackOfAll

    JackOfAll New Member

    23 Apr 2009
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    Yes, it's the cheapest 55xx board out there. When I did a little research on dual Xeon boards I didn't find much being said about it, good or bad. Advantages - it's cheaper (relatively speaking, compared to the Supermicro and Tyan boards) and you don't need to use ECC RAM with it, so you can save a few more $$$'s there as well, and as you pointed out the 'standard' ATX form factor could be considered an advantage depending on the case that will house it.

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