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Mr. Stuky
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Sup Guys, Posted a while back about building a server for hosting game servers.

I purchased http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16816152097

this beastie barebone and bought 6GB of Ram. My question is which CPU should I get? It has 2 Sockets for dual quad xeon but Im only going to buy one for now until later on ill buy its twin. Can I buy any LGA 1366? or does it have to be Nehalem? I was thinking of buying a Intel Xeon W3530 Bloomfield 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Server Processor but the server says its Nehalem ready, so I need a Intel Xeon X5550 Nehalem 2.66GHz LGA 1366? Thanks.

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How many servers are you going to be hosting? Ideally each server thread should have it's own processing core, but you can probably get away with a bit more than this.

As many as I can add without actually lagging. Games would be TF:2 CS:S etc. Later on I'm thinking of buying another machine if I get enough people to buy from me.

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