I am looking to put together a VM Lab in a box and I am not sure what the minimum ideal CPU to use.
I am looking at building this on a HP Proliant ML series of some comparable.
Here is a list of CPU's to choice from
Here are the Specs
-Configurable-HP ProLiant ML150 G6 Non-Hot Plug Server
HP ProLiant ML150 G6 Non-Hot Plug Server
Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor E5504 (2.00GHz, 4M Cache, 80 Watts, 800MHz)
HP 24GB PC3-10600E 6x4GB 2Rank Memory
HP Embedded 4 Port SATA Controller
HP 2TB 3G SATA Non-Hot Plug 7,200rpm 3.5-inch MDL Hard Drive - 1-year warranty)
HP 16X Half-Height SATA DVD-ROM Optical Drive
Embedded HP NC107i PCI-Express Gigabit Server Adapter
HP 460W Factory Integrated Power Supply
Limited warranty includes 1 year parts, 1 year labor, 1-year on-site support