Builds


NAS Killer v1.0 NAS Killer v2.0 JDM's Hardware Transcoding Builds NAS Killer v3.0 Anniversary (NSFW) This category is for the Anniversary (NSFW) 2011 build. DAS Legacy Guides mini pfSense In the works NAS Killer v4.0
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NAS Killer 4.5 Learning Build 2 August 18, 2019
"Lego" 8-bay, dual Xeon, ultra-quiet build (2019 updated) 48 August 17, 2019
[Guide] Hardware Transcoding: The JDM way!

Introduction The purpose of this guide is to give an overview of hardware transcoding with Plex. The guide will also provide recommendations for adding hardware transcoding to your existing setup. Ultimately, the recomm…

32 August 16, 2019
[Guide] $500, 8 Core, 16 Thread, quad-channel, dedicated transcoding monster 1 May 10, 2019
[Guide] NAS Killer v2.0 - The $145 TERMINATOR - dual socket, 18 DIMMS, LSI SAS2 integrated, 8+bays, FreeNAS/Unraid ready 1 May 10, 2019
[Guide] Entry-level $375 Unraid server with 15 drive bays, Dual Xeon 12C/24T, 24GB RAM, GPU passthrough, and more! 1 May 10, 2019
[Guide] 3U 16bay & 4U 24 bay rackmount server chassis options explained - jump start your homelab! 1 May 10, 2019
[Guide] $750, 20 Core, 40 Thread, AMD Ryzen Threadripper-KILLER - AKA "Thread-Runner" (lower cost configs starting at $385) 1 May 10, 2019
[Guide] UPDATED $350, 12 Core, 24 Thread, budget powerhouse 1 May 10, 2019
[Guide] Direct Attached Storage (DAS) - Add up to 16 3.5" drive bays to an existing server for less than $300 1 May 10, 2019
[Guide] $350, 12 Core, 24 Thread, budget powerhouse 1 May 10, 2019
NAS Killer 4.0 build guide - fast, quiet, power efficient, and flexible - starting at $125

[NAS KILLER 4.0 BUILD GUIDE] [JOIN THE DISCORD] Objective Update the NAS Killer line of builds to iteration 4.0. Moving on to socket 1155, we should be able to see much better performance and power usage, while maintain…

109 August 13, 2019
[Guide] JDM's Mini-ITX pfSense builds

Type Item Price Motherboard Intel DQ77KB - Socket 1155, DDR3 SODIMM, Dual-NIC, PCI-E X4 $45.00 CPU i5-3470T $26.00 RAM 2 x 2GB DDR3 SODIMM $6.00 CPU Cooler Titan DC 115X Low Profile $15.00 CPU Cool…

102 August 13, 2019
NK 4.0 build feedback - giantrobot 4 August 9, 2019
NAS Killer 1.0 v2019 Read/Write in Action vs. Synology 1515+ 3 August 8, 2019
Experience with the Inventec B400GA0 motherboard? 12 August 7, 2019
NAS 4.0 Build - Build Feedback - RAM Compatibility 6 August 6, 2019
Feedback for new build 6 August 4, 2019
NK 4.0 build feedback - fornstar124 5 August 2, 2019
Nas Build Help- Hardware reuse if possible 3 August 1, 2019
[Guide] $297, 6 core, 12 thread, 8 bay ultimate budget all-in-one 2 August 1, 2019
NAS 4.0 Feedback/Help 5 July 29, 2019
Questions about building a NK4 10 July 29, 2019
NAS Killer 4.0 parts are in! 6 July 29, 2019
Passive cooling with the Xeon 1260L? 4 July 27, 2019
Issues with ebay parts? 2 July 27, 2019
NAS 4.0 Build - Plex Server Feedback 7 July 23, 2019
NAS Killer 4.0 Feedback 1 July 22, 2019
NAS Killer v1.0 vs v2.0 vs v3.0, some questions 3 July 23, 2019
NK4.0 Planning - Need Feedback 9 July 22, 2019