Make sure you check our blog! We recently published an article full of helpful tips to help you navigate the second hand server hardware ma0rket on eBay! You can read our Buyer BeAware post here!
We have also recently published a post discussing the Base Clock, Max Turbo, and All Cores Turbo to help break through some of the confusion around CPU core performances. You can read about our All Cores Turbo post here.
For the past months we have been tracking Xeon Platinum 8160 CPU Prices, however this month the CPU was all -but- unavailable.
Alternatively, we will track the price for Xeon Platinum 8168 CPUs this month.
There is a shortage on availability for 1.6TB Intel P3605 NVMe (U.2) as well as the 32GB DDR4 RAM(e)
Other parts have seen a noticeable fluctuation in price and stock.
All Types of DDR3 RAM are more available than the prior month, resulting in a larger spread of prices and sellers
Similarly, CPUs of all types are readily available, many sellers are advertising listings at low prices.
Specifically for drives, we are seeing a resurgence in availability for Samsung PM863 1.92TB SATA, HGST Ultrastar SSD1600MM 1.6TB SSD SAS and the 3TB HGST SATA
If you’d like to see more parts added to the list, please don’t hesitate to let me know!
Price Low — The lowest price to buy this part from a reputable seller in a moderate quantity, price as shipped to the US
Price High — There is a reasonably large quantity of this part available from multiple reputable sellers for this price or lower, price as shipped to the US
Price for the lowest priced drive of this size, matching this model number or better in the same class. “Same class” would mean sata (S) or nvme (P), as applicable. “Better” means a higher model number than listed. Ranked from worst to best, Intel model numbers are 3500, 3510, 3600, 3610, 3700, 3710