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    Our Cheapest Hex Core Workstation...

    Want that little extra power for your desk? Need to give the D&T department a little more kick?

    I've got just the thing....


    Our T5500 Workstations from Dell with Hex Core Xeon processor for just £350!!

    What do you get for that? Well I'll tell you!

    1 x Intel Xeon L5640 Hex Core 2.26GHz CPU
    6GB - PC3-10600R DDR3 Registered DIMMs
    250GB SATA HDD
    DVD R/RW
    Dual Display GFX
    Win 7 Pro COA
    2 Years RTB
    New Keyboard & Optical Mouse



    There's plenty of configurable options on our webpage, take a look and see

    http://www.ict-direct.co.uk/dell-pre...tion-5810.html

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    That's actually not bad.

    What brand of RAM goes into the machines?

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    It is good isn't it?

    RAM-wise you would be looking at Samsung, Hynix, Nanya etc. Straight from the chip makers, though occasionally it'll be Kngston with Hynix chips.

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    I feel an attempt to get some new support desktops coming on...

    Do you know how it handles second graphics cards... I'm going to need at least 3 outputs, it would be handy if I could use the 2 on board and then 2 extra off a second card.

    We've had issues with some of our Stone machines not being able to use both cards at the same time so i'm a bit wary.

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    Dell machines are ok at handling 3 outputs. If you have a graphics card with 2 outputs and use the onboard it can be a hassle to get it going, but its fine once it is. If you have a graphics card with 2 outputs, then you are sound.

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    hmmmmm precision workstations
    makes my little i3 seem rather limp lol
    Last edited by SHimmer45; 4th March 2014 at 10:33 AM.

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    Random question... How tall is it? There is a shelf over our desks that it would need to fit underneath.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    Random question... How tall is it? There is a shelf over our desks that it would need to fit underneath.
    I used to use one, they are pretty heavy, I would be more worried if the self can hold it.

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    It's not going on the shelf, it needs to fit on the desk, underneath the shelf... I've got 470mm.

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    sorry

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    sorry
    No bother... The shelf is already full and creaking a bit, site put it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    Dell machines are ok at handling 3 outputs. If you have a graphics card with 2 outputs and use the onboard it can be a hassle to get it going, but its fine once it is. If you have a graphics card with 2 outputs, then you are sound.
    These don't have an onboard graphics out unfortunately

    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    I feel an attempt to get some new support desktops coming on...

    Do you know how it handles second graphics cards... I'm going to need at least 3 outputs, it would be handy if I could use the 2 on board and then 2 extra off a second card.

    We've had issues with some of our Stone machines not being able to use both cards at the same time so i'm a bit wary.
    It's got a beefy psu so we could pop a second card in with no problems, however for just £30 you can have it with the NVS 440 card which has four discrete outputs

    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    Random question... How tall is it? There is a shelf over our desks that it would need to fit underneath.
    It's officially 471mm tall

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICTDirect_Dave View Post
    These don't have an onboard graphics out unfortunately



    It's got a beefy psu so we could pop a second card in with no problems, however for just £30 you can have it with the NVS 440 card which has four discrete outputs



    It's officially 471mm tall
    Marvellous, we have just enough space!

    We have our own send graphics card that we will reuse.

    I'm giving the order in now, lets see how it goes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    Marvellous, we have just enough space!

    We have our own send graphics card that we will reuse.

    I'm giving the order in now, lets see how it goes!

    Marvellous stuff! That's the kind of response I was hoping for

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