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Cheap NAS/Server build - Recommendations

Discussion in 'PC Build Logs' started by unwritt3n, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. jumpy

    jumpy Member

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    If you want cheap, go 2nd hand gear that's a couple of generations old from the FS section. You don't need a modern core i3 for file serving. My NAS cost me $50 + hard drives. 2nd hand s775 gear off forums + old case and psu I had lying around.
     
  2. VirtualNinja

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    I'll 2nd this I picked up the following

    IntelĀ® Desktop Board DX48BT2 & Xeon E3110 for $90
    MSI 6450 $25
    silverstone LC-17 HTPC case $25
    Seasonic 650w PSU $30

    had all the other bits needed

    Runs BR and 1080p rips just fine also can handle PVR recording fine while watching BR or the rips.
     

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