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Good day TE members!

I'm trying to figure out if building a white box or buying a used server IBM3650 M3 on ebay will be more beneficial in terms of studying for VCP 5.5 and eventually for CCIE R&S v5?

Here is the specs of the white box:

mb lga2011: MSI X99A SLI Plus
cpu lga2011: Intel Core i7 5820K 3.3-3.6Ghz 6-Core
psu: Seasonic X750 750watts 80+ Gold, Full Modular
hsf, Cooler Master Seidon 240M
ram ddr4: Corsair Vengeance LPX (Quad) 4x4gb 2133 CL13 (CMK16GX4M4A2133C13) X 2 = 32GB
atx, Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Windowed
vga nVidia: Asus GT 730 2gb
Ssd samsung 750 evo 250GB

And here is the IBM 3650:

7945-AC1 IBM System x3650 M3 SERVER 2x SIX CORE L5640 2.26GHz 64GB 8x 146GB SAS 7945 AC1 IBM System x3650 M3 Server 2X Six Core L5640 2 26GHz 64GB 8x 146GB SAS | eBay

I'm located in PH right now so I'm a little bit hesitant on buying the server via ebay in terms of custom & tax plus not sure if the server has some defect or not, could you share your experience please when buying server from ebay and kindly recommend your reliable seller..

For those who have achieved the VCP, please let me know if which one will be more beneficial if I decide to go up VCAP then CCIE R&S? Any suggestions will be much appreciated!

Thank you in advance to all!

-rbaul :)
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