One of my goals at Acmebenchmarking is make sure I'm running on
hardware that is representative of real-world infrastructure,
while at the same time doing it as inexpensively as
To date I've been running on two custom built "desktops" (for lack of a better term). Both have an Intel Core i7 4790K processor (quad core plus hyperthreading, 4Ghz), 32GB RAM (dual channel), and a quality SSD. They are named acmebench01 and acmebench02.
Alas, it is time to expand. MUST...PURCHASE...MORE...HARDWARE!
In order to maintain the inexpensive theme I tend to buy used hardware, my goal on …