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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-10-2012, 02:55 PM - Thread Starter
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Storage Essentials Thread



Ok, here are all the guides and info to the Hard Drives & Storage section. Feel free to add any suggestions to the list. thumb.gif


Before anything, the most important thread to see is here: (link)

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Main Section:



SSD Section:



RAID Controllers and Software Section:


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1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-10-2012, 03:14 PM
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NAS section
different NAS servers such as Thecrus, Synology Qnaps for example
http://www.thecus.com/
http://www.synology.com/index.php?lang=default
http://www.qnap.com/index.asp

Different RAID types such as unRAID and RAID-Z and the ZFS (Zettabyte File System) file system (as seen in freeBSD for example)
http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/filesystems-zfs.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZFS
http://zfsonlinux.org/

unRAID servers
http://lime-technology.com/
http://lime-technology.com/wiki/index.php?title=UnRAID_Wiki

How to turn an older PC into a NAS using freeNAS (built on freeBSD and support for the ZFS file system)
http://www.freenas.org/

some sugestions for you smile.gif


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Damn you Stuart. You beat me. I wanted to be first to say THANKS, Sean! You really do a lot of good stuff around here! thumb.gif
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post #4 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-10-2012, 05:12 PM - Thread Starter
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NAS section
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some sugestions for you smile.gif
I'll be waiting for that NAS Essentials thread smile.gif
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Damn you Stuart. You beat me. I wanted to be first to say THANKS, Sean! You really do a lot of good stuff around here! thumb.gif
Thank you for the complement. biggrin.gif

I have a bunch of stuff to add still.



Need help still, feel free to link me some OCN threads to add or look into. thumb.gif

I AM THE SSD BENCHMARK GURU
Storage Essentials | My Build Logs | My Server Build Log | flickr | Steam | Depression and I
Some say he once took a backup of the entire NSA database. Others say he lays SSDs like chickens lay eggs. All we know is, it's Sean Webster!
Le Main Rig
(15 items)
Terrorbyte V2
(16 items)
Test Bench
(8 items)
CPU
i7-6700K
Motherboard
ASRock Z170 OC Formula
GPU
Gigabyte GTX 960 WindForce 2X OC
RAM
G.SKILL Ripjaws V
Hard Drive
480GB ADATA SX8200
Hard Drive
1TB Samsung 960 EVO
Hard Drive
2TB HP EX950
Power Supply
Corsair RM650
Cooling
Noctua NH-U12S
Case
Fractal Design R5
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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BenQ GW2765HT
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BenQ GW2765HT
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Patriot Viper V760
Mouse
Patriot Viper V560
CPU
Intel i7 4790K
Motherboard
ASUS Maximux IV Extreme
RAM
Corsair Vengeance Pro
Hard Drive
128GB Samsung 830
Hard Drive
480GB SanDisk Extreme II
Hard Drive
2TB WD Red
Hard Drive
2TB Samung Spinpoint F4
Hard Drive
2TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000
Hard Drive
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3
Hard Drive
3TB Toshiba DT01ACA300
Hard Drive
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14
Power Supply
Corsair 650TX
Case
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Operating System
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LSI 9261-8i
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RAM
32GB Kingston HyperX Beast 2400MHz
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128GB Samsung 850 Pro
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I think Sean deserves his cookie.

 

 

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Good job


Only fools do not BACKUP their DATA!.
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I think Sean deserves his cookie.


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Good job

My bro saw this when I was on here and the first thing he started shouting was it's a poo! it's a poo!
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Keep up the good work Sean!

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post #8 of 23 (permalink) Old 04-08-2012, 01:01 AM - Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone, I want that cookie biggrin.gif lol

Any suggestions on things to add or guides for me to make?

I AM THE SSD BENCHMARK GURU
Storage Essentials | My Build Logs | My Server Build Log | flickr | Steam | Depression and I
Some say he once took a backup of the entire NSA database. Others say he lays SSDs like chickens lay eggs. All we know is, it's Sean Webster!
Le Main Rig
(15 items)
Terrorbyte V2
(16 items)
Test Bench
(8 items)
CPU
i7-6700K
Motherboard
ASRock Z170 OC Formula
GPU
Gigabyte GTX 960 WindForce 2X OC
RAM
G.SKILL Ripjaws V
Hard Drive
480GB ADATA SX8200
Hard Drive
1TB Samsung 960 EVO
Hard Drive
2TB HP EX950
Power Supply
Corsair RM650
Cooling
Noctua NH-U12S
Case
Fractal Design R5
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Monitor
BenQ GW2765HT
Monitor
BenQ GW2765HT
Keyboard
Patriot Viper V760
Mouse
Patriot Viper V560
CPU
Intel i7 4790K
Motherboard
ASUS Maximux IV Extreme
RAM
Corsair Vengeance Pro
Hard Drive
128GB Samsung 830
Hard Drive
480GB SanDisk Extreme II
Hard Drive
2TB WD Red
Hard Drive
2TB Samung Spinpoint F4
Hard Drive
2TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000
Hard Drive
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3
Hard Drive
3TB Toshiba DT01ACA300
Hard Drive
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14
Power Supply
Corsair 650TX
Case
Norco RPC 4224
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Other
LSI 9261-8i
Other
Intel RES2CV240
CPU
i5-4670k
Motherboard
Asrock Z97 Extreme6
RAM
32GB Kingston HyperX Beast 2400MHz
Hard Drive
128GB Samsung 850 Pro
Power Supply
850W Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 10
Cooling
Thermaltake Water 3.0 Ultimate
Case
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2 Week bump smile.gif

Anyone else want to give me a nice big cookie or at least a recommendation to add to this thread or any other sticky? lol


I AM THE SSD BENCHMARK GURU
Storage Essentials | My Build Logs | My Server Build Log | flickr | Steam | Depression and I
Some say he once took a backup of the entire NSA database. Others say he lays SSDs like chickens lay eggs. All we know is, it's Sean Webster!
Le Main Rig
(15 items)
Terrorbyte V2
(16 items)
Test Bench
(8 items)
CPU
i7-6700K
Motherboard
ASRock Z170 OC Formula
GPU
Gigabyte GTX 960 WindForce 2X OC
RAM
G.SKILL Ripjaws V
Hard Drive
480GB ADATA SX8200
Hard Drive
1TB Samsung 960 EVO
Hard Drive
2TB HP EX950
Power Supply
Corsair RM650
Cooling
Noctua NH-U12S
Case
Fractal Design R5
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Monitor
BenQ GW2765HT
Monitor
BenQ GW2765HT
Keyboard
Patriot Viper V760
Mouse
Patriot Viper V560
CPU
Intel i7 4790K
Motherboard
ASUS Maximux IV Extreme
RAM
Corsair Vengeance Pro
Hard Drive
128GB Samsung 830
Hard Drive
480GB SanDisk Extreme II
Hard Drive
2TB WD Red
Hard Drive
2TB Samung Spinpoint F4
Hard Drive
2TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000
Hard Drive
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3
Hard Drive
3TB Toshiba DT01ACA300
Hard Drive
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14
Power Supply
Corsair 650TX
Case
Norco RPC 4224
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Other
LSI 9261-8i
Other
Intel RES2CV240
CPU
i5-4670k
Motherboard
Asrock Z97 Extreme6
RAM
32GB Kingston HyperX Beast 2400MHz
Hard Drive
128GB Samsung 850 Pro
Power Supply
850W Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 10
Cooling
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Case
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Anyone else want to give me a nice big cookie or at least a recommendation to add to this thread or any other sticky? lol

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