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My lab is pretty low-key: a whitebox AMD in a gifted case.
The SSD is totally worth it - Server 2012 setup went from almost an hour to about 15 minutes!
ESXi 5.5 runs Server 2012 R2, Kali, and any other flavors of Linux I happen to hear about and try out.
My build notes are in my (hardly ever updated) blog here: http://jirikiha.blogspot.com/2013/06/home-server-build-part-1-hardware.html
Thanks for sharing @SamuelSmith nice setup!
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