Xserve question

Posted by: iraszl

Xserve question - 09/04/03 03:04 PM

Why is Xserve twice as expensive for the same hardware as a tower?<br><br>
Posted by: nutty

Re: Xserve question - 09/04/03 03:25 PM

size. It's in a 1 u rackmoung and has different innards than a desktop. Redundant fans, and licensing for OSX server.<br><br>It is not a Desktop<br><br>
Posted by: TheGreatDivide

Re: Xserve question - 09/04/03 03:44 PM

It's a hot commodity in the military.<br>Subs actually.<br> <br>Linux.<br><br>I'm the odd man out in the ULEV.
Posted by: hayesk

Re: Xserve question - 09/04/03 03:56 PM

Doesn't it also have a fibre-channel interface too?.<br><br>And those cool status LEDs are worth something. <br><br>
Posted by: greenme1

Re: Xserve question - 09/04/03 11:06 PM

<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Doesn't it also have a fibre-channel interface too?<p><hr></blockquote><p>I *think* you have to pay an extra $400 to get that via a PCI card. But your right, the LEDs make it all worth it. <br><br>