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HP DL120
5.5 out of 10

HP DL120

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Unreliable server plagued with system board problems and substandard support

Orin M., Newegg
11 June 2012
  • Summary: Interestingly enough, a ~$300 eMachines box running the same workload in a development environment at a colleagues shop is running perfectly (similarly specced i3 v Xeon though) for over eight months, yet a device seemingly designed to 24x7 operation has a system board which has a usable life of...
  • Pros: overall, a solidly priced server. exceptional performance (when running) and of course, HP's lights out management would make this server seem like a home run.
  • Cons: One word. Reliability. Or rather, the lack thereof. The system board in these servers is quite simply awful. Circa late 90s to early 2000s' Dell Dimension awful. I have four of these servers, and the second one of which requires a motherboard replacement. These systems are less than four months o...
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