Build a high performance 1U production server for under $2000 USD.

Build a high performance 1U production server for under $2000 USD.

  
Parts List:
1 x SUPERMICRO MBD-X9SCM-F-O LGA 1155 Intel C204 Micro ATX Intel Xeon E3 Server Motherboard (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813182253)
1 x Intel Xeon E3-1280 V2 Ivy Bridge 3.6GHz (4.0GHz Turbo) 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 69W Quad-Core Server Processor BX80637E31280V2 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117281)
1 x SUPERMICRO SNK-P0046P CPU Heatsink for Xeon Processor X3400 / L3400 Series (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816101298)
1 x StarTech Model FAN4EXT12 12" 4 Pin Fan Power Extension Cable - M/F M-F (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200961)
1 x Kingston 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM ECC Unbuffered DDR3 1600 Server Memory w/TS Model KVR16E11K4/32 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820239371)
1 x SUPERMICRO CSE-111LT-330CB Black 1U Rackmount Server Chassis 330W AC power supply w/ PFC (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811152153)
2 x SSD or HDD (the choice is yours)

Instructions
1) Put the parts together
2) Configure the SSD/HDD in RAID 1.
3) Install required software
Done.
 
Brand new server for under $2000


Note: You should know what you are doing! If you do not know what you are doing, it might be a better idea to buy a preconfigured server from DELL or HP! (Expect to pay 2-4 times more for the same specs, but you get onsite support, - good if you need it!)