User Tag List

Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Parts Recommendations For NAS

  1. #1
    Member
    • UzuShin's Gadgets
      • Motherboard:
      • GIGABYTE Z370XP SLI
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7 8700k
      • RAM:
      • Corsair Vengeance LED 2x8 GB @ 3200MHz
      • Hard Drive:
      • 1tb toshiba + 3tb WD + 128GB Transcend SSD
      • Graphics Card:
      • MSI GTX 1080TI GAMING X
      • Display:
      • Viewsonic 32inch 1440p IPS Monitor
      • Speakers/HPs:
      • Gamdias Hephaestus v2
      • Keyboard:
      • Thermaltake Meka G Unit
      • Mouse:
      • Bloody V3m
      • Controller:
      • Xbox One S controller, Dual Shock 4
      • Power Supply:
      • Bitfenix Whisper M 850w 80+ Gold PSU
      • Optical Drive:
      • This is 2018 bruv
      • USB Devices:
      • 1tb transend external HDD,16 GB transend flash drive
      • Operating System:
      • Win 10 (pirated) \ O /
      • Comment:
      • So far so good
      • ISP:
      • Amber IT
      • Download Speed:
      • 20mbps
      • Upload Speed:
      • 8mbps
      • Console:
      • 138
    UzuShin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Dhaka
    Posts
    461

    Default Parts Recommendations For NAS

    I am thinking of making my own NAS and moving all my media files to it.

    I am looking for very low power parts that will give adequate performance.

    The system will be running on openmediavault.

    Here are the specs I have set till now:

    CPU+MOBO: https://ryanscomputers.com/asus-prim...ssor-bulk.html

    Ram: https://ryanscomputers.com/component...sktop-ram.html

    PSU: https://ryanscomputers.com/corsair-v...020170-uk.html

    Casing: Something with 4x 3.5 HDD bays budget at most 4k (suggestions would be appreciated)

    This setup will cost me around 14k. Is it worth it or should I look for 2nd hand 4th gen parts?

    I am planning to attach two 3tb HDDs to it. The rest will be external usb HDDs.

  2. #2
    Member
    • Ahnaf_i7X's Gadgets
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z87-GD65
      • CPU:
      • i7-4770K cooled with CM Hyper 212 Turbo
      • RAM:
      • Corsair XMS 3 (4GBx4=16GB)
      • Hard Drive:
      • Samsung 860 Evo 500GB | Transcend 230S 256GB SSD | Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB
      • Graphics Card:
      • Sapphire RX 580 Nitro+ OC Edition 8GB
      • Display:
      • Viewsonic 27 Inch 1080p
      • Sound Card:
      • Realtek
      • Speakers/HPs:
      • Edifier G4 7.1 Surround Sound
      • Keyboard:
      • Logitech G413 Mechanical
      • Mouse:
      • Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury
      • Controller:
      • PlayStation DualShock 4 Gamepad
      • Power Supply:
      • Gigabyte Pulse 650W 80+ Bronze
      • Optical Drive:
      • Samsung 22x DVD Writer
      • USB Devices:
      • PS4 DualShock 4 Controller
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Comment:
      • I make ma own money so I spend it how I like
      • ISP:
      • Dot Internet
      • Download Speed:
      • 30 mbps
      • Upload Speed:
      • 30 mbps
    Ahnaf_i7X's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    [CLASSIFIED]
    Posts
    1,587

    Default

    I'd rather go with 8 gigs of ram, small price bump anyway
    Loved by few,
    Hated by many
    But respected by all!!

  3. #3
    Member
    • codename5302's Gadgets
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte X99-UD5 Wifi
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i7 5820K cooled by Custom Water Cooling
      • RAM:
      • 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 4 2400MHz
      • Hard Drive:
      • Samsung SM951 250GB, Samsung 840 Evo 250 GB, WD Red 6TB
      • Graphics Card:
      • Zotac 980Ti Amp Extreme
      • Display:
      • Iiyama Prolite XB2779QS, Acer GD245HQ 120Hz
      • Sound Card:
      • Fiio Andes E07K
      • Speakers/HPs:
      • Logitech Z 5500/ Creative Aurvana Live/ Sennheiser HD558
      • Keyboard:
      • Corsair Vengeance K70 (Cherry Brown)
      • Mouse:
      • Logitech G500S, Perixx MX2000B, Logitech G400S
      • Controller:
      • Microsoft XBox 360 Controller, Saitek P2600
      • Power Supply:
      • Corsair RM850
      • Optical Drive:
      • LG BluRay Drive, LG DVDRW Drive
      • UPS:
      • 2 * Prollink 1200VA
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 64Bit
      • Benchmark Scores:
      • ????
      • Comment:
      • It works!!
      • Console:
      • 154
    codename5302's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Dhaka
    Posts
    2,007

    Default

    dont go for celeron. my media server runs on pentium. even that struggles if i play 4k content. also your most problematic part is your casing. there is hardly any casing available with 4/6 drive bays in a small form factor. i found some value top slim cases with just 300w psu which have 1 5.25' bay and 2 internal 3.5 bays. i am planning to buy that one and convert the 5.25 one to 2 3.5 bays. hope it helps.

  4. #4
    Member
    • UzuShin's Gadgets
      • Motherboard:
      • GIGABYTE Z370XP SLI
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7 8700k
      • RAM:
      • Corsair Vengeance LED 2x8 GB @ 3200MHz
      • Hard Drive:
      • 1tb toshiba + 3tb WD + 128GB Transcend SSD
      • Graphics Card:
      • MSI GTX 1080TI GAMING X
      • Display:
      • Viewsonic 32inch 1440p IPS Monitor
      • Speakers/HPs:
      • Gamdias Hephaestus v2
      • Keyboard:
      • Thermaltake Meka G Unit
      • Mouse:
      • Bloody V3m
      • Controller:
      • Xbox One S controller, Dual Shock 4
      • Power Supply:
      • Bitfenix Whisper M 850w 80+ Gold PSU
      • Optical Drive:
      • This is 2018 bruv
      • USB Devices:
      • 1tb transend external HDD,16 GB transend flash drive
      • Operating System:
      • Win 10 (pirated) \ O /
      • Comment:
      • So far so good
      • ISP:
      • Amber IT
      • Download Speed:
      • 20mbps
      • Upload Speed:
      • 8mbps
      • Console:
      • 138
    UzuShin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Dhaka
    Posts
    461

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by codename5302 View Post
    dont go for celeron. my media server runs on pentium. even that struggles if i play 4k content. also your most problematic part is your casing. there is hardly any casing available with 4/6 drive bays in a small form factor. i found some value top slim cases with just 300w psu which have 1 5.25' bay and 2 internal 3.5 bays. i am planning to buy that one and convert the 5.25 one to 2 3.5 bays. hope it helps.
    Do you use plex? So the CPU does the transcoding? I would just host my files on the NAS. The videos would be processed on my other devices

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Page generated in 0.08834 seconds with 15 queries.