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High Bruno welcome to the club. I hope you do take the time to follow trough and publish your modifications as weel so we can all learn from each other.

 

Just for all of you to know I just succeeded under Proxmox in passing trough a PCIE Slot with an LSI HBA Controller into a Freenas VM.

Yes I'm running Freenas virtualized and am happy with it.  You can find the topic here.

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Hi everyone, I'm new here and came across this thread while searching how to make the fans quieter on my G8 ML350p. I bought it second hand last December and have slowly been upgrading it. 

 

Originally came with 1x E5-2620 (6 core, 15MB cache), 24GB ram. Now has 128GB of ram (8x 16GB sticks), plus a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER. Upgraded the CPU to E5-2660 (8 core, 20MB cache). All 128GB of ram is allocated to CPU 1. I scored the 2260 CPUs as a pair, but only have one heatsink at the moment. 

 

Managed to install Win10 without any of the issues other seem to be having. Powering the GPU was a challenge. The 460W PSUs didn't have the juice to do it, so I've currently got a separate 1000W ATX supply powering just the GPU, with the motherboard sense on the PSU jumpered. 

 

To do, in no particular order:

 

1. The fan mods on this thread.

2. Install second 2660 CPU, and reallocate ram 64/64 even split. This will require getting the correct heatsink, or sourcing an aftermarket one, or modding something.

3. USB 3.0/3.1 PCI card and front panel.

4. Swap out the 460W PSUs for 1200W versions, so I can remove the ATX bodge-job.

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Hello everyone.

I'm thinking of completing the HD bays, completing the two bays that come empty. Does anyone know any place that sells cage (660351-001) at an affordable price?

Converting from USD to BRL would be cheaper if I buy another server here, or sell mine.

 

Ps: in time, did anyone make a mod to use the 18 discs?

 

thanks

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