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I want to build a powerful server.

How expensive is a motherboard in which I can have 40GB RAM?

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It will depend on where you are. Have you searched some online stores for this? –  ChrisF Jan 12 '10 at 11:57
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For more than 10 DDR3 slots, the main options are either 12 or 18. Of course a motherboard with this memory capacity won't come all that cheap, it also depends on where you live as prices will vary. For a general idea, here is newegg's list of boards with 12 memory slots, sorted from lowest price to highest (prices in USD).

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thanks for that . What sort of processor should i choose for that sort of motherboard –  Moorage Jan 12 '10 at 12:13
    
I'd go for a Xeon. Which one you choose is dependent on your budget. –  John T Jan 12 '10 at 13:08
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