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Some Questions about building my Own Nas

Some Questions about building my Own Nas  

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  1. 1. CPU (Network is 1Gbps) Want to use one as low end as possible that can do gigabit speeds

    • Athlon II X4 640
      1
    • Phenom X4 9550
      1
    • Athlon 64 X2 4000+
      0
    • Sempron 3800+
      0
    • Athlon II X2 245
      1
  2. 2. OS (Only have 8GB of ram but I have 12TB of Storage for this box)

    • OpenMediaVault
      0
    • Rockstor
      0
    • Freenas (Possibly Not enough Ram)
      3
  3. 3. Power Supply

    • EVGA 450 B2 (80+ Bronze)
      3
    • 250w No name Unit from Scrapyard
      0
    • 460w Delta Unit from Ancient IBM server (Pentium 4 Era)
      0
    • EVGA 450 BV
      0
    • 450w Bronze Gigabyte Unit
      0


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Building My own Nas but can't decide what components to use
Already Decided:
2 6TB Nas Drives in RAID 1

8GB of DDR2-800 Non ECC

This box is for Purely Storing Files
Will Be accessed from Windows MacOS Linux iOS Android


Main Rig

Spoiler

OCP Tripped lol

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X @4.1Ghz 1.45V
  • 16GB Panram DDR4-2400 (8GBx2)
  • Asus ROG Strix B350-F Gaming
  • Kingston SSDNow KC400 256GB SSD
  • WD Black 1TB 7200RPM Drive
  • AMD RX Vega 64
  • XFX XTR 650 650W 80+ Gold Fully Modular PSU
  • Coolermaster Mastercase 5
  • LG 25UM58 25" Ultrawide Monitor
  • ASUS ROG Strix Impact Mouse
  • Logitech G610 Orion Spark CherryMX Blue Keyboard
  • Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam

 

Media Center

Spoiler

12TB included!!

  • Intel Core i3-7100 @3.9GHz 2C/4T
  • 8GB Crucial DDR4-2400 (4GBx2)
  • Asus Prime B250M-A Motherboard
  • Kingston SM2280S3G2/120G 120GB M.2 SSD
  • Hitachi 250GB 7200RPM Drive
  • HGST 6TB 7200RPM Nas drive *2
  • Sony Blu-ray 8X Drive
  • Galax GTX 1050 Graphics card
  • EVGA 450B 450w 80+ Bronze Non Modular PSU
  • Fractal Design Node 605 (Stock fans replaced)
  • Noctua NF-F12 iPPC-3000 3000RPM Fans
  • Panasonic Plasma TV
  • i-rocks wireless mouse and keyboard combo
  • Logitech Mousepad

 

Mobile Station

Spoiler

Dropped and Survived!!

  • Apple Macbook Pro 2013 15"
  • Intel Core i7-4750HQ @2GHz 4C/8T Boost 3GHz
  • 8GB Soldered DDR3-1600 Ram in Dual Channel
  • Apple 256GB Nvme SSD
  • Logitech G300s Mouse
  • Apple Magic Mouse
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None of those PSUs.

What motherboard are you using? Do you already have a motherboard or are you looking to buy?
 

11 minutes ago, felix920506 said:

OS (Only have 8GB of ram but I have 12TB of Storage for this box)


2 6TB Nas Drives in RAID 1

2x6TB drives in RAID1 will give you 6TB of storage, not 12TB.


CPU: Intel i7 6700k  | Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170x Gaming 5 | RAM: 2x8GB 3000MHz G.Skill Ripjaws 5 | GPU: Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1080ti | PSU: Corsair RM750x (2018) | Case: BeQuiet SilentBase 800 | Cooler: Corsair H100i AIO | SSD: Samsung 970 Evo 500GB + Samsung 840 500GB | HDD: Seagate Ironwolf 8TB + 2x Seagate Ironwolf 6TB | Monitor: Acer Predator XB271HU + Samsung BX2450

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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, Spotty said:

None of those PSUs.

What motherboard are you using? Do you already have a motherboard or are you looking to buy?
 

2x6TB drives in RAID1 will give you 6TB of storage, not 12TB.

I have a ASUS M4A785D-M Pro and a Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P
If None of those PSUs what should I use?


Main Rig

Spoiler

OCP Tripped lol

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X @4.1Ghz 1.45V
  • 16GB Panram DDR4-2400 (8GBx2)
  • Asus ROG Strix B350-F Gaming
  • Kingston SSDNow KC400 256GB SSD
  • WD Black 1TB 7200RPM Drive
  • AMD RX Vega 64
  • XFX XTR 650 650W 80+ Gold Fully Modular PSU
  • Coolermaster Mastercase 5
  • LG 25UM58 25" Ultrawide Monitor
  • ASUS ROG Strix Impact Mouse
  • Logitech G610 Orion Spark CherryMX Blue Keyboard
  • Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam

 

Media Center

Spoiler

12TB included!!

  • Intel Core i3-7100 @3.9GHz 2C/4T
  • 8GB Crucial DDR4-2400 (4GBx2)
  • Asus Prime B250M-A Motherboard
  • Kingston SM2280S3G2/120G 120GB M.2 SSD
  • Hitachi 250GB 7200RPM Drive
  • HGST 6TB 7200RPM Nas drive *2
  • Sony Blu-ray 8X Drive
  • Galax GTX 1050 Graphics card
  • EVGA 450B 450w 80+ Bronze Non Modular PSU
  • Fractal Design Node 605 (Stock fans replaced)
  • Noctua NF-F12 iPPC-3000 3000RPM Fans
  • Panasonic Plasma TV
  • i-rocks wireless mouse and keyboard combo
  • Logitech Mousepad

 

Mobile Station

Spoiler

Dropped and Survived!!

  • Apple Macbook Pro 2013 15"
  • Intel Core i7-4750HQ @2GHz 4C/8T Boost 3GHz
  • 8GB Soldered DDR3-1600 Ram in Dual Channel
  • Apple 256GB Nvme SSD
  • Logitech G300s Mouse
  • Apple Magic Mouse
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2 minutes ago, felix920506 said:

I have a ASUS M4A785D-M Pro and a Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2P

GA-M61PME-S2P
2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors supporting up to 2 SATA 3Gb/s devices

M4A785D-M PRO
5 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports Support RAID 0,1,10,JBOD

 

Well, it's a clear winner for the M4A785D-M Pro in my books.
As for the CPU, whichever has the most cores and lowest power usage that is compatible with the motherboard (I really don't know any of the old, low end AMD CPUs, maybe someone else can help you out there)


CPU: Intel i7 6700k  | Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170x Gaming 5 | RAM: 2x8GB 3000MHz G.Skill Ripjaws 5 | GPU: Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1080ti | PSU: Corsair RM750x (2018) | Case: BeQuiet SilentBase 800 | Cooler: Corsair H100i AIO | SSD: Samsung 970 Evo 500GB + Samsung 840 500GB | HDD: Seagate Ironwolf 8TB + 2x Seagate Ironwolf 6TB | Monitor: Acer Predator XB271HU + Samsung BX2450

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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Trevor87 said:

Also what do you want to do with NAS ?

Because if you want to do video encoding on it. Eg plex

cpu is no going to cute it.

  

Purely Storing Files


Main Rig

Spoiler

OCP Tripped lol

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X @4.1Ghz 1.45V
  • 16GB Panram DDR4-2400 (8GBx2)
  • Asus ROG Strix B350-F Gaming
  • Kingston SSDNow KC400 256GB SSD
  • WD Black 1TB 7200RPM Drive
  • AMD RX Vega 64
  • XFX XTR 650 650W 80+ Gold Fully Modular PSU
  • Coolermaster Mastercase 5
  • LG 25UM58 25" Ultrawide Monitor
  • ASUS ROG Strix Impact Mouse
  • Logitech G610 Orion Spark CherryMX Blue Keyboard
  • Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam

 

Media Center

Spoiler

12TB included!!

  • Intel Core i3-7100 @3.9GHz 2C/4T
  • 8GB Crucial DDR4-2400 (4GBx2)
  • Asus Prime B250M-A Motherboard
  • Kingston SM2280S3G2/120G 120GB M.2 SSD
  • Hitachi 250GB 7200RPM Drive
  • HGST 6TB 7200RPM Nas drive *2
  • Sony Blu-ray 8X Drive
  • Galax GTX 1050 Graphics card
  • EVGA 450B 450w 80+ Bronze Non Modular PSU
  • Fractal Design Node 605 (Stock fans replaced)
  • Noctua NF-F12 iPPC-3000 3000RPM Fans
  • Panasonic Plasma TV
  • i-rocks wireless mouse and keyboard combo
  • Logitech Mousepad

 

Mobile Station

Spoiler

Dropped and Survived!!

  • Apple Macbook Pro 2013 15"
  • Intel Core i7-4750HQ @2GHz 4C/8T Boost 3GHz
  • 8GB Soldered DDR3-1600 Ram in Dual Channel
  • Apple 256GB Nvme SSD
  • Logitech G300s Mouse
  • Apple Magic Mouse
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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Spotty said:

GA-M61PME-S2P
2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors supporting up to 2 SATA 3Gb/s devices

M4A785D-M PRO
5 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports Support RAID 0,1,10,JBOD

 

Well, it's a clear winner for the M4A785D-M Pro in my books.
As for the CPU, whichever has the most cores and lowest power usage that is compatible with the motherboard (I really don't know any of the old, low end AMD CPUs, maybe someone else can help you out there) 

All CPUs are compatible with my Motherboards
Both the Athlon II X4 640 and the Phenom X4 9550 are Quad core CPUs with a 95w TDP


Main Rig

Spoiler

OCP Tripped lol

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X @4.1Ghz 1.45V
  • 16GB Panram DDR4-2400 (8GBx2)
  • Asus ROG Strix B350-F Gaming
  • Kingston SSDNow KC400 256GB SSD
  • WD Black 1TB 7200RPM Drive
  • AMD RX Vega 64
  • XFX XTR 650 650W 80+ Gold Fully Modular PSU
  • Coolermaster Mastercase 5
  • LG 25UM58 25" Ultrawide Monitor
  • ASUS ROG Strix Impact Mouse
  • Logitech G610 Orion Spark CherryMX Blue Keyboard
  • Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam

 

Media Center

Spoiler

12TB included!!

  • Intel Core i3-7100 @3.9GHz 2C/4T
  • 8GB Crucial DDR4-2400 (4GBx2)
  • Asus Prime B250M-A Motherboard
  • Kingston SM2280S3G2/120G 120GB M.2 SSD
  • Hitachi 250GB 7200RPM Drive
  • HGST 6TB 7200RPM Nas drive *2
  • Sony Blu-ray 8X Drive
  • Galax GTX 1050 Graphics card
  • EVGA 450B 450w 80+ Bronze Non Modular PSU
  • Fractal Design Node 605 (Stock fans replaced)
  • Noctua NF-F12 iPPC-3000 3000RPM Fans
  • Panasonic Plasma TV
  • i-rocks wireless mouse and keyboard combo
  • Logitech Mousepad

 

Mobile Station

Spoiler

Dropped and Survived!!

  • Apple Macbook Pro 2013 15"
  • Intel Core i7-4750HQ @2GHz 4C/8T Boost 3GHz
  • 8GB Soldered DDR3-1600 Ram in Dual Channel
  • Apple 256GB Nvme SSD
  • Logitech G300s Mouse
  • Apple Magic Mouse
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