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TheProfosist

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About TheProfosist

  • Title
    Yaho! ~ I'm Twittering Away!

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Sorted Photos: http://goo.gl/37zfAe
  • Interests
    PC and Console Video Gaming 15+ years
    Anime Watching and Collecting 12+ years
    Computer Building and Modification 10+ years
    Otaku like tendencies 9+ years
    Anime and Video Encoding 7+ years
    Videophile like tendencies 6+ years
    Audiophile like tendencies 5+ years
    Mechanical Keyboard Collecting and Modification 4+ years
    Gaming and Enthusiast Mouse Collecting 3+ years
    Photography Enthusiast Trainee 3+ years
    Member of LTT Forums 2~ years

    dates updated as of 2015.05.30
    list updated as of 2015.08.12
  • Biography
    First 1000 posts 2013.08.11
    Second 1000 posts 2013.10.04
    Third 1000 posts 2013.11.24
    Fourth 1000 posts 2014.01.06
    Fifth 1000 posts 2014.02.06
    Sixth 1000 posts 2014.03.10
    Seventh 1000 posts 2014.04.28
    Eighth 1000 posts 2014.06.26
    Ninth 1000 posts 2014.09.13
    Tenth 1000 posts 2014.10.06
    Eleventh 1000 posts 2014.12.20
    Twelfth 1000 posts 2015.08.08
    Thirteenth 1000 posts 2016.01.09
  • Occupation
    An everything enthusiast.

System

  • CPU
    Intel i7-5930K
  • Motherboard
    ASUS Sabertooth X99
  • RAM
    Crucial Ballistix Elite 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2666mhz
  • GPU
    2x EVGA Nvidia Geforce GTX 980 Superclocked
  • Case
    Nanoxia Deep Silence 6
  • Storage
    Samsung SM951 256GB PCI-E 3.0 x4 M.2 SSD + 4x Hitachi 1TB Single Platter HDDs + 4x 3TB Seagate SV35.6 (RAID 10) cached by a Samsung 850 Pro 128GB
  • PSU
    Antec High Current Pro Platinum 1000watt "The Corsair Dominator of Power Supplies" (Sleeved by Riptide Custom Sleeving)
  • Display(s)
    Left: ASUS PA249Q, Middle: ASUS PA279Q, Right: ASUS PA248Q, Top: ASUS PB278Q
  • Cooling
    Swiftech H320 + Swiftech H220 + 10x Noctua NF-F12 PWM + Noctua 5x NF-A14 PWM + 5x Noctua NF-A6x25 PWM
  • Keyboard
    ! - changes quite frequently so ask if your trully interested - !
  • Mouse
    Logitech MX Master + Razer Mamba Tournament Edition
  • Sound
    ASUS Xonar Essence One + Adam A5X + Adam Sub7 + Beyerdynamic MMX300 Kustom + AiAiAi TMA-1 Studio Youn Guru Edition + Blue Yeti Pro (on stilts)
  • Operating System
    Win10x64 Pro UEFI - Version 1511
  • PCPartPicker URL

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  1. More to come in the morning / once I'm awake.
  2. There has already been some progress over on L1Tech but I thought I'd bring this project over here as well since all of my major builds in the past have been here. Some of you may in fact already know about my existing HTPC / Server build #ThePylon. Side note, how's everyone doing? https://forum.level1techs.com/t/looking-for-help-with-a-freenas-build-for-file-storage/136371 Initial post: I am switching away from using my HTPC as a file server and am looking to leave it as an HTPC and building another PC to be be a File Server. I was thinking about using FreeNAS and ZFS. It may also host a VM or torrent client but this is not a primary concern. Right now my current storage is 4x 8TB drives in RAID5 giving me ~24TB of storage. The plan was to build the new system and buy 4 more 8TB drives and get it setup. Transfer all the data from the one computer to the other, then pop the other 4 drives into the system and expand its storage to all 8 drives. What im wondering is what is suitable hardware for this. Something low power is probably preferred. Is it possible to use something like one of the Ryzen APU’s for this task? Would 32GB of RAM be enough. I know I have heard 1GB of RAM per 1TB of storage but I dont know how much wiggle room there is. For the 8 drives I know I would need a expansion card of some sort and that RAID cards are not preferred. I already have 2 of the red ASUS Aquantia 10G NIC’s available to link directly to other systems (one to the HTPC and one to my workstation). Lastly I know SSD caching is an option would NVMe be best for this? I ask since I could have something small like a 128GB otherwise I have a number of 256GB SATA drives kicking around and could chuck a number of them in there on the chipset’s SATA controller. Would it be wise to have some sort of redundancy for the boot drive? Just wanted to say thanks in advance for the help. I know its a bombardment of questions. Its been a while since I have looked into a separate system for my server since I tried to only have one system on 24-7. I should be able to have the HTPC off when I dont need it now due to not needing to record TV. If there is more info I can provide that you think would be helpful let me know. Oh for reference the HTPC is a Sabertooth X79, i7-4820K, 32GB DDR3 (could upgrade to 64GB), GTX1060 FTW2 ICX
  3. TheProfosist

    Mechanical Keyboard Club!

    Should be GMK Sky Dolch I have a set on my TGR Jane
  4. its still good info could be retitled though
  5. TheProfosist

    Mechanical Keyboard Club!

    finally finished up a GH60 https://twitter.com/TheProfosist/status/948861971188867072
  6. TheProfosist

    Mechanical Keyboard Club!

    I picked up on of those myself wish it didnt have G keys or the wrist rest
  7. TheProfosist

    Stinky Footboard - where to buy

    seems its dead. look for them used.
  8. TheProfosist

    Linus's cost overhead?

    Generally around 10,000 sub's is when your considered successful on YouTube and may actually want to start considering perusing it farther.
  9. TheProfosist

    Media Button on Keyboard opens WMP instead of VLC

    choose launch application instead of open media player
  10. how does that apply to this thread?
  11. what are you trying to say im rather confused...
  12. TheProfosist

    Media Button on Keyboard opens WMP instead of VLC

    You should be able to remap this to launch application and then it will launch whatever you want. Either way you shouldnt be using VLC but MPC-HC and I just happened to have updated the files for my thread on that
  13. TheProfosist

    An enthusiasts guide to MPC-HC + madVR

    Alright so MPC-HC finally updated to a new version so I updated both it and madVR. https://goo.gl/OZJY6N
  14. TheProfosist

    Calibrateing monitor colour

    yep buying this little guy http://www.xrite.com/categories/calibration-profiling/i1display-pro
  15. an i5 and a top end GPU and your good for gaming so lanes dont even come into question.
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