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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16859115020

Just ordered that with a bundle of wibdows home server 2011 for a total.of 323 (plus rush shipping). Plane on adding in a GPU (550 ti) and a WD caviar green 2tb hdd.

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file and media server would be nice with another HDD smile.gif
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post #3 of 13
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That's what I plan on doing. Gonna be pretty epic.

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I also need a choice of OS that would double for an HTPC and NAS.
 
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i would look at freeNAS
http://www.freenas.org/

have alook at the NAS thread in my sig for more links, you can stream HD over the network to you TV or home theater IIRC smile.gif
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post #6 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stubass View Post

i would look at freeNAS
http://www.freenas.org/
have alook at the NAS thread in my sig for more links, you can stream HD over the network to you TV or home theater IIRC smile.gif

I was looking into it. I set up a VM of it this morning (2am :3) and I couldn't understand how to make it work. Although I realized that I installed it on the same boot drive so that is most likely what the error was. I'll have to use an 8Gb flashdrive for install and use correct?
 
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moovin View Post

I was looking into it. I set up a VM of it this morning (2am :3) and I couldn't understand how to make it work. Although I realized that I installed it on the same boot drive so that is most likely what the error was. I'll have to use an 8Gb flashdrive for install and use correct?

yes run it from your USB flash drive (Create a bootable USB) and use FreeNAS as a separate OS.. so change your boot order to USB drive and try it out.. it is recomended that you run it of a USB or a small SSD and keep it seperate from the storage drives if you choose it as your OS. probably a quick and easy way to test it as well.. smile.gif
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Plextor M5p 128GB 2 x WD 500GB Blues LG Prolimatech Megahalems Rev C 
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Coolermaster HAF 912 advanced (Asia version) 
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post #8 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stubass View Post

yes run it from your USB flash drive (Create a bootable USB) and use FreeNAS as a separate OS.. so change your boot order to USB drive and try it out.. it is recomended that you run it of a USB or a small SSD and keep it seperate from the storage drives if you choose it as your OS. probably a quick and easy way to test it as well.. smile.gif

I have a 2.5 inch HDD laying around. Ill prob just let it sit in the case.
 
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Corsair XMS 16 (8x2) WD Caviar Green  Generic Brand CoolerMaster Evo 212 plus 
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NZXT 140mm case fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Acer 24" Asus 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech 510 OCZ MoDXStream Pro NZXT Switch 810 Razer DeathAdder/ Razer Tron edition 
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Razer Ironclad Realtek audio Logitech Headset Turtle Beach headset 
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JBL speakers 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i3 2100 Intel C200 ATI ES1000 4GB (2 x 2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
250GB HD SATA 3Gb/s 3.5" 7200RPM Generic Brand CoolerMaster FreeNAS 
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None. 250 watt Fujitsu 
MotherboardGraphicsHard DriveHard Drive
Asrock 915GL PNY GTX 8400 SCSI WD Caviar Blue 
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Asus QuietTrack Plex Writer Standard CPU cooler Element OS 
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Corsair XMS 16 (8x2) WD Caviar Green  Generic Brand CoolerMaster Evo 212 plus 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
NZXT 140mm case fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Acer 24" Asus 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech 510 OCZ MoDXStream Pro NZXT Switch 810 Razer DeathAdder/ Razer Tron edition 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Razer Ironclad Realtek audio Logitech Headset Turtle Beach headset 
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JBL speakers 
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Intel i3 2100 Intel C200 ATI ES1000 4GB (2 x 2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
250GB HD SATA 3Gb/s 3.5" 7200RPM Generic Brand CoolerMaster FreeNAS 
MonitorPowerCase
None. 250 watt Fujitsu 
MotherboardGraphicsHard DriveHard Drive
Asrock 915GL PNY GTX 8400 SCSI WD Caviar Blue 
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Asus QuietTrack Plex Writer Standard CPU cooler Element OS 
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moovin View Post

I have a 2.5 inch HDD laying around. Ill prob just let it sit in the case.

that will work fine as the OS will be seperate from the storage drives protecting your data more if the OS drive crashes.. what freeNAS tends to do is render the OS drive unusable for data so thats why it should be on a seperate drive..
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Win 7 ultimate Samsung Syncmaster 932gwe+ OCZ ZT series 550W Coolermaster 410 
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Plextor M5p 128GB 2 x WD 500GB Blues LG Prolimatech Megahalems Rev C 
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Arctic F12 CO PWM x 2 Push/Pull Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate LG IPS235V Corsair AX850 
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Coolermaster HAF 912 advanced (Asia version) 
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I5-3570K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Inno3D Ichill GTX660 8GB G.Skill RipjawsX 1600 
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Samsung 830 128GB WD black 500GB Liteon Coolermaster Hyper 212+ EVO 
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Win 7 ultimate Samsung Syncmaster 932gwe+ OCZ ZT series 550W Coolermaster 410 
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1.67Ghz Atom stock 1GB DDR2 2 x 500GB Western Digital Cavier Blacks [RAID 1] 
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Synology DX510 Expansion unit 5 x 1TB WD Cavier Blacks in a RAID 6 
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that will work fine as the OS will be seperate from the storage drives protecting your data more if the OS drive crashes.. what freeNAS tends to do is render the OS drive unusable for data so thats why it should be on a seperate drive..
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Perfect! Hpoefully it will be in Monday seeing Newegg's shipping center is like an hour away.
 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k  ASRock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 EVGA GeForce 560 448 core CORSAIR Vengeance (4x2( 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair XMS 16 (8x2) WD Caviar Green  Generic Brand CoolerMaster Evo 212 plus 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
NZXT 140mm case fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Acer 24" Asus 24" 
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Logitech 510 OCZ MoDXStream Pro NZXT Switch 810 Razer DeathAdder/ Razer Tron edition 
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Razer Ironclad Realtek audio Logitech Headset Turtle Beach headset 
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JBL speakers 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i3 2100 Intel C200 ATI ES1000 4GB (2 x 2GB) 
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250GB HD SATA 3Gb/s 3.5" 7200RPM Generic Brand CoolerMaster FreeNAS 
MonitorPowerCase
None. 250 watt Fujitsu 
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Asrock 915GL PNY GTX 8400 SCSI WD Caviar Blue 
Optical DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Asus QuietTrack Plex Writer Standard CPU cooler Element OS 
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NAS/HTPC
(11 items)
 
HTPC
(16 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k  ASRock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 EVGA GeForce 560 448 core CORSAIR Vengeance (4x2( 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair XMS 16 (8x2) WD Caviar Green  Generic Brand CoolerMaster Evo 212 plus 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
NZXT 140mm case fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Acer 24" Asus 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech 510 OCZ MoDXStream Pro NZXT Switch 810 Razer DeathAdder/ Razer Tron edition 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Razer Ironclad Realtek audio Logitech Headset Turtle Beach headset 
Other
JBL speakers 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i3 2100 Intel C200 ATI ES1000 4GB (2 x 2GB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
250GB HD SATA 3Gb/s 3.5" 7200RPM Generic Brand CoolerMaster FreeNAS 
MonitorPowerCase
None. 250 watt Fujitsu 
MotherboardGraphicsHard DriveHard Drive
Asrock 915GL PNY GTX 8400 SCSI WD Caviar Blue 
Optical DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Asus QuietTrack Plex Writer Standard CPU cooler Element OS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
TBD Razer Lycosa Antec 500 watt server spec Lian Li PC60 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logictech G400 Desk Onboard SCSI Controller 
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