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S5000VSA Upgrade

RGrun
Beginner
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Hi All,

we want to upgrade our Server with S5000VSA-Board for Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials.

At the Moment we run Server 2003 R2, 2x Xeon 5140, and 4GB RAM.

In the different Shops they offer a lot of RAM-kits up to 32GB total.

A look in to the board-specifications says maximum RAM is limited to 16GB.

Which processor/RAM/BIOS combination offers the max. possible performance with this board?

Or better, which combination makes sence for our plans?

Thanks for your advices in advance

Roman

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Daniel_O_Intel
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You may run into issues finding drivers for 2012 - 2008 was the last supported OS for that board. See http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/server/s5000vsa/sb/CS-022698.htm Intel® Server Board S5000VSA — Tested operating systems

RGrun
Beginner
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Hello,

 

thanks for your answer.

 

I found the drivers there: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/SearchResult.aspx?lang=eng&ProdId=2487 Intel® Download Center

Roman

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