Breathing some life into my R710
Sep04

Breathing some life into my R710

I recently picked up a (a few months ago) Dell R710 in order to leverage its higher memory and CPU capacity compared to the 2950 III’s I run from time to time in my lab.  I bought it with dual Xeon E5530 CPUs which are 4-core CPUs clocked at 2.4 GHz.  It only came with 12GB of DDR3 RAM, however, which is a bit limiting for an ESXi host. My plan is to swap the E5530’s with E5649 (6-core, 2.53 GHz) or X5670’s (6-core,...

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