Built this for my small homelab,runs Lubuntu and samaba server with webmin for remote nas managment.
You may wonder how'd i get a lga 771 processor to run on a lga 775 board
There are these pin jumpers available for 1$ on ebay that jump the extra pins.
Cpu and Ram
Found the cpu on ebay for 5$ and one ram stick for another 5$ and the other stick was free which my uncle gave me from his old server when he upgraded his servers to x99
A local shop had this for around 20$
Got the 500 gb version from western digital as a rma replacement for a cheap 250gb drive
Bought the 1tb version for 50$
Its a cheap Chinese one.
I had it lying around ever since i shifted to a cooler master haf xb