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9.2* out of 10

SuperMicro SYS-5017C

Great Deal: $399.99

Reviews and Problems with SuperMicro SYS-5017C

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Overall 8

nice piece of hardware

meep "meep", Amazon
14 December 2014
  • Summary: I am very pleased with this bare server. the board has server grade features. Mine is running a xeon, needed for vt-d pci passthrough. It can generate a bit of heat, and I upgraded the fan that has best sight of the CPU. there is not alot of room for drives if you add a 2nd drive cage for more than 2 2.5" drives. you'll have to find short or properly angled SATA cables and modify power feeds to drives as well.
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Overall 10

Excellent FreeNAS Server

@ndy, Amazon
19 June 2014
  • Summary: Using one of these to run a FreeNAS 9 server in our office and so far its working out great.
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Overall 10

Excellent, quiet 1U

Stede Bonnett, Amazon
22 April 2013
  • Summary: This is a very well-built chassis and while not what a "normal" person would call quiet, it is the quietest 1U server I have used. There are P4-era servers in my rack that are louder in the power-off standby state than this is while running at full fan speed. It includes both power cords and all the screws you might need to install drives, plus a large assortment of other screws which must serve a purpose for someone.
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