Alright... maybe we should go a bit more into detail... he'll be hosting his own website which consists of a fairly complex search engine program and a forum. The search engine is the 'tricky' part. The program basically crawls other websites, downloads information, etc...(and is multi-threaded)...
A friend of mine needs to build a server to host a few websites. He has only a few wishes:
A tower... not a rackmount
Dual CPU with quad core processors
At least 8 Gb of RAM
1Tb of FAST storage... hot swappable in RAID 1 on a Hardware RAID controller. Which drives...
I love the night as well.... but ever since we had our little boy... that kinda went down the drain.... before it used to be 4 or 5am before I finally hit the sack, nowadays it is maximum 2am. Also I think I have a sleeping disorder.... I can not get enough sleep ever... :(
If my wife lets me...
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