Homegrown Ultra40?

Due to the responses that I got from the Sun Ultra40 entry, I've undertaken a side project to replicate the same system with commodity parts and see what happens. So far, AMD has kicked in two Opteron 285 CPUs, Tyan has supplied a Thunder K8WE mainboard, and Antec sent a Titan 550 case and 500w PS. I'm going to toss in a couple gigs of DDR400, a few SATA 3.0Gb disks, hopefully a comparable nVidia video card, and

Due to the responses that I got from the Sun Ultra40 entry, I've undertaken a side project to replicate the same system with commodity parts and see what happens. So far, AMD has kicked in two Opteron 285 CPUs, Tyan has supplied a Thunder K8WE mainboard, and Antec sent a Titan 550 case and 500w PS. I'm going to toss in a couple gigs of DDR400, a few SATA 3.0Gb disks, hopefully a comparable nVidia video card, and a DVD-RW drive and bring to a boil. Stay tuned.

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