Home Lab

by meowmooish Posted on: 12/25/2021

Build Description

This is my home lab server running VMWare ESXi Hypervisor. I host a NAS, Minecraft server, and course-specific VMs on it.

Favorite Feature

I love the networking on the motherboard!

Parts contained in build

 Intel Core i9-7960X Skylake 2.8GHz Sixteen-Core LGA 2066 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included
Intel Core i9-7960X Skylake 2.8GHz Sixteen-Core LGA 2066 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included
Qty: 1 $449.00
ASUS X299-E ROG Strix Gaming II Intel LGA 2066 ATX Motherboard
ASUS X299-E ROG Strix Gaming II Intel LGA 2066 ATX Motherboard
Qty: 1 $424.96
 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 - Founder's Edition
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 - Founder's Edition
Qty: 1 $549.00
 VENGEANCE® LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 DRAM 2133MHz C13 Memory Kit CMK16GX4M2A2133C13 - Black
VENGEANCE® LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 DRAM 2133MHz C13 Memory Kit CMK16GX4M2A2133C13 - Black
Qty: 2 $69.99
Lian Li LANCOOL 205 Mid-Tower Chassis ATX Computer Case PC Gaming Case  with Tempered Glass Side Panel, Magnetic Dust Filter, Water-Cooling Ready, Side Ventilation, 2 x 120mm Fan Pre-Installed - White
Lian Li LANCOOL 205 Mid-Tower Chassis ATX Computer Case PC Gaming Case with Tempered Glass Side Panel, Magnetic Dust Filter, Water-Cooling Ready, Side Ventilation, 2 x 120mm Fan Pre-Installed - White
Qty: 1 $69.99
EVGA SuperNOVA 750 GT 750 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply
EVGA SuperNOVA 750 GT 750 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply
Qty: 1 $104.99
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Universal CPU Cooler
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Universal CPU Cooler
Qty: 1 $49.99
Samsung 980 SSD 1TB M.2 NVMe Interface PCIe 3.0 x4 Internal Solid State Drive with V-NAND 3 bit MLC Technology (MZ-V8V1T0B/AM)
Samsung 980 SSD 1TB M.2 NVMe Interface PCIe 3.0 x4 Internal Solid State Drive with V-NAND 3 bit MLC Technology (MZ-V8V1T0B/AM)
Qty: 2 $119.99