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*Suggestions are welcomed, this is my first server*

Purpose: Home server that holds my files, can be remotely accessed (SSH), can stream media through the house and remotely, Windows backups.

Parts:
FreeNAS USB Drive: Got it
CPU:
Intel G630: Got it
Motherboard:
ASRock H77M-ITX LGA 1155 Intel H77 Got it
Ram:
Kingston Hyper-X 1600 2x 2GB Got it
PSU:
Corsair 650W Bronze *overkill but it's what I have Got it
Hard Drives:
2x 1tb drive Got it
2x 1tb drive Got it
1x 500GB drive Got it
RAID Card:
PERC 5/i +cables Got it
Case: Building in Progress smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
Cooling:
2x 200mm fans for case Got it
1x 120mm fan for RAID card Got it
3 Channel fan controller (classy looking) Got it

Total left:

And so it begins:
2012-08-25_17-52-24_980.jpg
Edited by dklic6 - 11/3/12 at 7:10pm
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post #2 of 28
Enjoy FreeNAS! Its really nice software and it is extremely powerful if you do some research on their forums. I'll be keeping an eye on this log to check out your progress, good luck!
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so you are going with a matx and the g620/630 biggrin.gif

now mo pix please
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post #4 of 28
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Here's a nighty shot for ya, Bob. You can take my firewall from my cold, dead...feet.
2012-08-14_23-52-34_290.jpg

That's really all the server stuff I have at the moment. So here's some skin pictures of some KB pron. From the left going down KBC Pokers w/ Reds, Browns, then Blues. On the right Data911 w/ Blacks. I hate mx-black keys.
keyboards.jpg

kdon: FreeNAS is looking like the most user friendly OS right now. I'll venture out into the xmxsxswhatever when I get time to play around more.
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post #5 of 28
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They (microcenter) ran out of 620s so I grabbed a 630 instead. Oh well. I got the PERC 5/i and I realized I know absolutely nothing about this piece of hardware. My passthrough cables are the right kind, but which (white/or black) connector do I put them on? Pics to follow.




The metal tray on the 5/i does not allow for it to be mounted on the motherboard so I guess I will have to remove it.
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post #6 of 28
white is port 0 and black is port 1. so technically white is first. now u also need a pci bracket that will fit the perc card and new cables that are scsi to sata.

oo and i forgot you may also need more cooling for the card. like some enzotech bmr-c1 heatsinks and their slf-1 cooler for the cpu. thats what i got on my card and its been awesome.
Edited by bobfig - 9/3/12 at 2:52pm
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post #7 of 28
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I assume you are talking about these cables?


I've got some generic plates left over from a video card experiment that might work. I was planning on having a 120mm run on the perc 5/i.

NM, it fits.

Edited by dklic6 - 9/3/12 at 3:19pm
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post #8 of 28
yes those cables and a 120 may work just fine but i would watch and see how well it dose just in case so it doesn't shutdown from overheating. also dont forget to put nail polish on the 5 and 6 pin on the card so it disables them. they have been known to cause errors on intel boards.
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post #9 of 28
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I would have never figured nail polish in the budget of this build. Waiting on the two 1 TB hard drives and we should be in business.
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post #10 of 28
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The case has come along nicely. I spent about 5 hours drinking and building this case. I didn't get the job I was shooting for today, so the case got the brunt of it.

Here is the baseboard for the mobo and PSU:

I had a lot of trouble deciding how and where I wanted the PSU. I came to the conclusion to have it draw air from the bottom. The problem is there is a 1/2 inch gap (12.7mm to you people across the pond and elsewhere) where the exhaust comes out and the air comes in.

Hmmm, there needs to be a higher level of thinking? Ice down the beer.

Problem solved, problem staying solved. Cut some screws with the same thread and beast on variables. I make contingency plans for a living son.

Too big screws are too big. When ever I use a dremel tool I make sure that I have the proper safety measures rolling:
-Eye Pro
-Ear Pro (loud Texas Country music loud enough to drown out harmful decibel levels)
-Steady buzzed hands
-A hammer in case things get to rough and I have to take my own life

Alright, time for some brass stand-offs. I know wood doesn't like electricity, but I'm a cautious fellow.

Power and computing; like ants and aphids. It's gorgeous.

Another view to see the PERC 5/i raid card.

As I drink more I realize that circles become so much easier to cut. I didn't have a compass so I nail/string/penciled it. Thanks Jesuit High School Geometry teacher for not letting me fail my test when I forgot a compass. Cheers Mr. Perry.

I not only did it once, but twice. I guess it's a good idea to have intake AND exhaust.

Sobriety is slipping. Right angles and straight lines are becoming harder.

8 beers in and I prevailed with a file and some sand paper.


That's the update. I might work a bit more on it tonight. We'll see.

Alright, I did a little more work. Front panel being helped along the way by Mr. DeWalt.

Screw it.....lol

Look at this guy trying to look cool cutting metal.

Stay thirsty my friends.
Edited by dklic6 - 9/6/12 at 5:42pm
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