Originally Posted by nils_
2650L is ~500$ more.
Which makes it 4,400$-5,300$ before discounts for a 20C/40T server.
Heck, throw 2,400$ more (6,800$) and you'll end up with the mother of all 2S servers (2 x E5-2695V2) with 24C/48T - again before discounts.
DEV: Intel S2600C0, 2xE52658V2, 32GB, 4x2TB + 2x3TB, GTX780, F21/x86_64, Dell U2711.
SRV: Intel S5520SC, 2xX5680, 36GB, 4x2TB, GTX550, F21/x86_64, Dell U2412..
BACK: Tyan Tempest i5400XT, 2xE5335, 8GB, 3x1.5TB, 9800GTX, F21/x86-64.
LAP: ASUS N56VJ, i7-3630QM, 16GB, 1TB, 635M, F21/x86_64.