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Nothing fancy here. The ASUS DRW-24B1ST is a basic drive capable of reading and writing data on CD-R/RW, DVD R/RW, DVD-RAM formats. This is a power saving drive that offers a feature to allow you to permanently delete the data on rewritable discs.
Of course, this machine has to run something. We can slap on an OEM version of Microsoft's Windows 7 Professional 64-bit that will take full advantage of the vast amount of memory.
Single-processor, quad-core modifications:
Substitute the 6-core Intel Xeon E5-2430 for a quad-core 3.3GHz Xeon E3-1245 part if you'd rather build a more modest single-processor quad-core system.
Based on 32nm Intel microarchitecture, the Intel Xeon processor E3-12xx series processors are designed with innovative features that allow you to enjoy faster application response time with reduced energy consumption.