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HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 G1610T

2 x 4GB ram

2 x Seagate Ironwolf ST4000VN008 3.5in 4TB NAS HDD

3 x Intel X25-E SSDSA2SH064G101 2.5" 64GB SATA II SLC Enterprise Solid State Disk

Windows Server 2016 Datacenter


 

 


 

I have no idea if this card will work but it looks promising with 2gb ram of GDDR5 Memory and half height bracket included.

Recommended PSU is 300W so will have to keep an eye on that.

 

Power consumption is 49W.

Will confirm when it arrives  :)

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MSI GT 730 2GB GDDR5.jpg

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The Asus Nvidia GeForce GT 730 Silent GDDR3 is even better because has no fan, so no extra noise. The only downside is that you need to bend the aluminium of the card a bit if you want to use the internal USB, but I can confirm it can be done :)

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How to passtrhu NVIDIA graphic cards (like GT 730) to VMs with ESXi?

It´s possible? If not, is the ATI better option?

 

ps:Im a newbie in virtualization

 

thanks

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Its a pain to use Nvidia cards you need to make some changes and then it might not even work. I picked up a i5 2390t from Cex £30 and a hd 6450 gpu I am using Hp Esxi 6.5 November and have pass through the gpu from my gen8 in the loft to my bedroom tv it was plug in use sphere console not web to passthrough add card and audio to vm configuration set the 2nd monitor in Windows as the default and pass through both usb controllers don't forget when you add the card to a vm to reserve all the memory. Works a treat nearly sold the gen8 because I couldn't get pass through working but just needed the right card

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Did you manage the video card working properly ?

Does it interfere with the cooling of the system, or does it make the fan spin faster/louder?


I have the same configuration as you do:
HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 G1610T
2 x 4 GB ram
1 x 256 Intel 540 series SSD
1 x WD40EZRZ Hdd
2 x WD60EZRZ Hdd
Window Server Datacenter
Since I installed Windows 2016 Datacenter I notice times where my screen freezes + mouse and windows become unresponsive for just a second. This is one of the reasons I want to pick up a GIGABYTE GeForce GT 730 2GB GDDR5.

 

P.S. I see you have 2 x Seagate Ironwolf. Are you running them in Raid 0 or all in AHCI ?

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