Useful as a Proxmox server?


I’m putting together a proxmox server as a homelab that will run some services and will have VMs used by a couple of people. Among other things, I’m planning on doing some lightweight AI model building (hence the GPU). I’d like something I can expand in the future such as upgrading RAM a larger hard drive. The system below is in my budget. Any thoughts/advice/suggestions on the parts list below? It isn’t clear to me if I need to purchase more cooling. If It were to upgrade on component to something better, what would you suggest? If I decided to save some money, what’s the one thing I could downgrade and not notice for my use case?

CPU: (1) Intel Core i9-14900K Raptor Lake 3.2GHz Twenty Four-Core LGA 1700 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included ($519.99 EACH)

Motherboard: (1) ASUS Z790-V Prime WiFi Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard ($219.99 EACH)

RAM: (1) G.Skill 64GB (2 x 32GB) DDR5-5600 PC5-44800 CL40 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit F5-5600J4040D32GX2-RS5K - Black ($189.99 EACH)

Video Card: (1) MSI NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ventus 2x Overclocked Dual Fan 12GB GDDR6 PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card ($299.99 EACH)

M.2 / NVMe SSD: (1) Samsung 980 Pro SSD 2TB M.2 NVMe Interface PCIe Gen 4x4 Internal Solid State Drive with V-NAND 3 bit MLC Technology (MZ-V8P2T0B/AM) ($159.99 EACH)

Case: (1) DeepCool CH780 Tempered Glass eATX Full Tower Computer Case - Black ($149.99 EACH)

Power Supply: (1) MSI MAG A850GL PCIE5 850 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply - ATX 3.0 Compatible ($109.99 EACH)

Heatsink: (1) DeepCool AK620 CPU Air Cooler ($52.99 EACH)


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