The microserver arrived and there was a lot of excitement in the air:
Once unboxed a quick bootup to make sure everything is in tact before the surgery starts:
Front Cover removed and the search for a way to get to the DIMM slots begin
Static wrist strap in hand, the motherboard finally slides out:
Server startup after memory upgrade ( Unfortunately, disappointing, sales person was wrong about the memory working in this machine )
Task Manager View once the operating system install completed:
Fortunately my collegue purchased a Kingston variation of the RAM the day before, which he kindly tested and confirmed does in fact work.
This unfortunately did signal the end of the major excitement for the evening, leaving only the cleanup after the build.
“Rubber mounted” SSD – Cause we all know how much vibration comes out of an SSD -:-)
The top tray is a full 3.5″ which would normally take a CD/DVD Drive, the SATA Cable runs down the side and there is a spare available SATA port on the motherboard.