I've been looking for a small home server to use for fileserving when I came across this litttle beauty -
EDIT: Here's the full data sheet from Fujitsu Siemens -http://extranet.fujitsu-siemens.com/vil/pc/vil/primergy/model_line_100/economy_server/ds_prim_econel100.pdfhttp://www.fujitsu-siemens.co.uk/rl/products/industry_standard/econel/default.htm
PRIMERGY Econel servers are the best choice when funds are limited but server availability, performance, and uncomplicated operation are important. PRIMERGY Econel only uses server-certified components developed for round-the-clock operation, thus providing lower running costs than with a PC and all that at a price level rivaling that of a PC! In addition, a server must ensure that only the right data is delivered to your client network.
Latest Intel processor generation, onboard RAID for up to 4 SATA easy change hard disks, DDR2 SDRAM PC2-4200, PCI-Express I/O slots
High performance thru latest technology with low running cost in operation
The Intel® E7230 chipset is supporting EM64Technology.
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Dual-Core processor, provides two execution cores in one processor socket
Allowing the platform to do more in less time, IT departments can consolidate applications and get higher efficiency out of your IT.
mirror (RAID 1) for disks integrated with SATA, ECC (Error correction code), PRIMERGY ServerView Suite
Server proven components and data safety from memory to disk, easy to install and manage
Sound reduction by thought out ventilation concept
Absolutely quiet system, thus optimized for use in offices
It users server grade components, so it's pretty energy efficient as well as quiet.
Even if you aren't looking for a server, just add a cheap PCI-E graphics card and sound card and you have a decent PC for the price (also needs an O/S, but I'm sure everyone in the know happens to have a copy ;-)
I'll be getting one and sticking 4 x 500GB Samsung spinpoint drives in it, just what I needed =D
BTW, this is £299 from an Amazon marketplace seller -http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fujitsu-Siemens-PRIMERGY-Econel-100/dp/B000URCFDI/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1206748861&sr=8-3