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> From: Testbed Support for GridPP member institutes [mailto:TB-
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Ian Collier
> As previously mentioned LHC OPN sites (and the perfsonar developers) in
> the States have been ordering R310s and ordering separate 10G cards from
> Dell. This configuration is being successfully used for bandwidth tests.
> (I can get details of who is using them if people want.)
And indeed I've just check it's spec sheet, and it does
have a single x8 PCIe slot, so that should be fine.
For what we want I am finding it hard to see any concrete
reason to prefer the R610, but I do feel still slightly
squeamish about the R310.
> Dell don't directly offer a BTO option but I think that is just because
> they don't envisage people wanting this. We may be able to get them to add
> the option. I will ask them.
If we're agreed on the spec it would be very lovely if
we could get it added to the portal as one of these