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5 reasons why your next PC should be a server

Servers

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Mention servers in a conversation and most people will draw a blank. To others who work in tech, that will bring back memories of massive black metal boxes that are expensive, heavy but also powerful and love to live in groups (called server farms or data centres).

Things are however changing as more and more people are considering stand-alone servers because they offer a number of advantages compared to other tech solutions around. Here are five of them, some of which are actually quite surprising.

Desire Athow

Managing Editor, TechRadar Pro

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology in a career spanning four decades. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global techfests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. He has an affinity for anything hardware and staunchly refuses to stop writing reviews of obscure products or cover niche B2B software-as-a-service providers.