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Dell R720 server spec ?

I have planned to order Dell R720 server wit a following spec, we plan to use this for Vmware with 3 Virtual host.
Can someone explain to me with the spec attached

1: How many disks and the size of the disk in this spec's ?
2: +C12-RAID1 + RAID 5 for H710p/H710/H310 ( 2 + 3-14 HDDs - what is this means with this RAID configuration ?
3: It described here two unit of processor, is this enough foserver_spec_R720r three virtual host ?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

8/22/2022 - Mon
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uescomp

I would ask for an upgrade to the processors for the E5-2609 does not support Hyper-Threading Technology.
andyalder

I wouldn't buy two CPUs for just 3 VMs, one should be plenty since there are only 4 DIMMs on the BOM.
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what is the advantages of hyper threading compare to curent cpu ?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Most CPUs are now Hyperthreading.