I'm prepared to build a new server box for TESTING with following configuration;
AMD PHENOM II X4 940 HDZ940XCGI CPU
ASUS M3N78-EM/AM2+ GF8300,M.ATX M/B
DDR-2 1066 8G
The new box shall be used as 64bit Linux server. There will be about 10 servers, mail and web, built on the same box running Xen as virtualization software. No graphic editing nor gaming.
OCZ OCZ2G10664GK GOLD DDR2 1066 4G Kit (2Gx2)
OCZ OCZ2RPR10664GK DDR2 1066 4G Kit (2Gx2)
Kingston Hyper-X DDR-2 1066MHz 4G Kit (2Gx2)
G.Skill F28500CL5D4GBPK DDR2 1066 4G Kit (2Gx2)
A-DATA DDR-2 1066+ Mhz 4G Kit (2Gx2)
Could you please shed me some light on follows;
Does the motherboard match the CPU? Any other suggestion?
The motherboard has onboard video card. Would it exhaust CPU resource?
What will be your recommendation on RAM stick selection?