Builds


JDM's Hardware Transcoding Builds [LGA1156] NAS Killer v1.0 [LGA2011] Anniversary 1.0, 2.0, & More This category is for the Anniversary (NSFW) 2011 build. Legacy Guides DAS Mini-ITX pfSense [LGA1366] NAS Killer v2.0, 3.0, Lego, & More [LGA1155] NAS Killer v4.0
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Gigabyte GA-7PESH2 onboard NICs not showing as PCI devices if no link on cold boot 3 November 17, 2019
NAS Killer 4.1 supplemental build guide + deals 29 November 15, 2019
NAS Killer 4.0 build guide - fast, quiet, power efficient, and flexible - starting at $125 144 November 15, 2019
GA-7PESH2 stuck on boot logo when hard drives are connected 6 November 13, 2019
[Guide] Anniversary 2.0 "SNAFU" - Server Needs a Friggin' Upgrade

[JOIN THE DISCORD] Special thank-you to all of the moderators, trustworthy, and Patreon supporters who provide valuable feedback and put up with me on a daily basis. Objective & Overview Create the end-all guide for …

51 November 15, 2019
NSFW revisit build (NR40700 rehome) 7 November 12, 2019
[Guide] 8 Bay Mini-DAS!
DAS
10 November 10, 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…

71 November 8, 2019
A little bit of Everything Bang for the Buck build 1 November 7, 2019
Do Xeon X34xx need an external GPU to run? 4 November 5, 2019
SATA or SAS controller card for SATA drives? 5 November 5, 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…

124 November 4, 2019
DQ77KB NAS Killer v4.0 Help 5 November 3, 2019
Link PSUs for easy on/off
DAS
5 October 31, 2019
Staggered spinup in 16-bay DAS required?
DAS
6 October 31, 2019
Newb NK 4.0 build 1 October 29, 2019
[Build Help] small form-factor beginners build 1 October 25, 2019
Inventec 1155 builds 1 May 13, 2019
[Build Help] NAS Killer v4.0 - 2U Rack Mount + Power Saver Build 1 October 21, 2019
NK 4.0 build help 6 October 19, 2019
My experience with building NASKiller 4.0 4 October 19, 2019
NK 4.0 build feedback - giantrobot 8 October 14, 2019
Build with USB 3? 13 October 8, 2019
NASKiller Mini-ITX Troubleshooting (No video, no USB) 13 October 1, 2019
NK 4.0 based build advice vs existing Dell T20 1 September 30, 2019
NK 4.0 Spin-Off Complete 2 September 29, 2019
SATA power cable for DQ77KB in UK 6 September 27, 2019
DS4243/DS4246 PSU Teardown
DAS
5 September 25, 2019
NK 4.0 Prebuilt Help 6 September 24, 2019
Replacement case for ultra-quiet plus build? 2 September 16, 2019