Looking for people to chime in and give me their thoughts on sever upgrades:

Recommended Upgrade - this is the server we discussed that I recommend if your budget allows, it gives you much more resources to start with and much more scalability for future growth.
Proc: Core-i3 540 2x3.06GHz HT (hyperthreading) 4MB Cache
4 GB DDR3 RAM
500 GB SATA Drive (7200 RPM)
Enable Free R1Soft CDP Backup Agent (Billed $1.50 per GB Usage)
cPanel/WHM Standalone
64 Bit Cent OS 5.5 (recommended)
100 Mbps Uplink Port
10 TB Bandwidth
5 Static IP Addresses
Managed - General Services
Managed - Kernel & OS Updates
Managed - Event Notifications
Managed - Quick Reaction
Retail Price: $297.00 per month
Your Price: $267.30 per month

Minimum Upgrade - If the above server is out of your budget then I recommend we get started with at least the followign:
Proc: Intel Core2Duo E7400 2.80 ghz 1066 MHZ FSB 3 mb l2 cache
4 GB DDR2 RAM
250 GB SATA Drive (7200 RPM)
Enable Free R1Soft CDP Backup Agent (Billed $1.50 per GB Usage)
cPanel/WHM Standalone
64 Bit Cent OS 5.5 (recommended)
100 Mbps Uplink Port
10 TB Bandwidth
5 Static IP Addresses
Managed - General Services
Managed - Kernel & OS Updates
Managed - Event Notifications
Managed - Quick Reaction
Price: $208 per month









We're using the ATOM server. Yes, it's weak. These are managed servers, and I definitely don't have the time to do any maintenance on my own so we're faced with these higher costs.