Build Your Own Home Server: Introduction Page 2

By M.A. Dockter of PCMechanic

To stay under $750, you might want to consider the following components:

  • Low-end plain Jane Pentium CPU (133MHz to 200MHz)
  • 64-128MB of EDO RAM (the more memory the better)
  • ATX Form motherboard with 430TX Chipset
  • ATX Case
  • Generic 100/TX network cards
  • 2 MB ATI Mach64V PCI Video Card
  • 6.4 GB Maxtor or IBM hard drive
  • Generic floppy drive
  • 12x - 24x CD-ROM

This article was originally published on Oct 11, 2000

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