Originally Posted by hostmything
Eh, Enough ram to start, upgrades can come later. Maybe start with 32 GB?
If you buy a server that supports 32 GB RAM (i.e. the standard these days - a Xeon E3 series server) - you can't upgrade it later. It doesn't support more than 32GB. Besides with 32GB RAM and only 4 HDDs your disk access will become sloooooow long before you run out of memory.