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 Dell Optiplex 980 
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Dell Optiplex 980 tower
BIOS A04
ESXi 4.1 U1
Intel i7 2.80GHz with hyper threading
8GB RAM
Onboard Intel NIC works out of the box :)
2TB Sata2 drive connected to onboard SATA port. No RAID.

No issues found. Runs very well.


Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:17 pm
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Hi im new to this board hope someone can help.

Well relating to the previous comments on optiplex 980, I have an NIC issue that will not allow me to install EXSi 4.0.

These are the specs.

OPTIPLEX 980 DT : STANDARD BASE DESKTOP
CPU : INTEL CORE I5-650(3, 20GHZ
RAM : 8GB (2X4GB) 1333 MHZ DDR3
Grafics Card : 512 MB DDR2 NVIDIA QUAD
Onboard Intel NIC
BIOS A04
HD : 1 SATA 1.5 TB

Please help : do i need to buy a new NIC if so which one ?

Cheers


Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:17 am
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psanz wrote:
Hi im new to this board hope someone can help.

Well relating to the previous comments on optiplex 980, I have an NIC issue that will not allow me to install EXSi 4.0.

These are the specs.

OPTIPLEX 980 DT : STANDARD BASE DESKTOP
CPU : INTEL CORE I5-650(3, 20GHZ
RAM : 8GB (2X4GB) 1333 MHZ DDR3
Grafics Card : 512 MB DDR2 NVIDIA QUAD
Onboard Intel NIC
BIOS A04
HD : 1 SATA 1.5 TB

Please help : do i need to buy a new NIC if so which one ?

Cheers


Hi,

I had no issues with the nic on my 980. what version of ESXi are you trying to install and what error message are you getting?
At what point does the install fail?


Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:23 pm
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