Originally Posted by grendelrt
I ended up building one using a Celeron Ivy Bridge G540, 8GB RAM, 430W PSU and used my old P180 case. Runs awesome, maxes out my gigabit network. Runs super cool , I ended up getting 3 2TB WD Red drives, no issues so far with those.
Cheers for getting back to me dude.
Anyway, sounds good. I have an old Antec 1200 case laying around, though I feel its to large for what I want, I was looking at a used P280 actually. I was thinking of going 5 drives, all 2TB, and in RAID5.
Couple questions, how have you set up your 3 drives? I take it you don't run the OS on a separate drive? Also, now this may sound silly, but do you have a keyboard and mouse and monitor for your NAS or can you access it through your desktop? I ask because i'd just prefer the Box itself and no other peripherals to save space. I'll be using my Desktop to convert/rip or whatever it is I have to do to get my DVD/Blu Ray collection into the correct format for use and use the network to transfer the files over to the NAS.
I should probably do more research on how all this works first really lol