I have a set of Xeon 2800DP (SL6VN) processor and was thinking about reusing them as home server for media sharing and dvr. Is it worth it to get a board that can utilize the Xeons or just buy a Dell single Core2Duo machine for $400?
Would the performance of the Core2Duo be much faster at everything?
A dual-Xeon board will run desktop OS's and applications just fine ... and has the advantage that you can use buffered RAM. However, these Xeons are Netburst architecture CPU's, and are easily outperformed
Memory (not to be confused with Hard Drive Space) can greatly increase the performance of a computer. Each version of Window has greater demands on memory. My personal recommendation to get decent performance out of a machine is as follows:
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Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro:
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This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online.
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