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[Xen-users] Re: cheap mobo/cpu combo with hardware virtualization suppor

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Subject: [Xen-users] Re: cheap mobo/cpu combo with hardware virtualization support?
From: Robin Bowes <robin-lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2007 10:31:28 +0100
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Chris Brookes wrote:
> I've currently got a Xen 2 system running on a CL10000 VIA system. I'd
> like to upgrade to Xen 3 and make use of the hardware virtualization
> support in Xen (sometimes). My requirements then:
> 1) Cheap CPU. AMD or Intel. Must have Xen3 hardware VM support. Any speed.
> 2) Lower power consumption from the CPU
> 3) Cheap mobo to support the chip.
> 4) Decent raid-1 SATA support on the mobo, supported under Linux
> Any recommendations, experiences etc?

I just ordered an Asus barebones system (V2-P5965G), a quad Core2Duo
(Q6600 G0), and 4GB of RAM (Corsair XMS2).

I'll let you know how I get on.


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