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NAS Killer v2.0 Anniversary (NSFW) This category is for the Anniversary (NSFW) 2011 build. NAS Killer v1.0 NAS Killer v3.0 JDM's Hardware Transcoding Builds Legacy Guides NAS Killer v4.0 mini pfSense DAS In the works
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[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…

43 September 17, 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…

115 September 17, 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…

116 September 16, 2019
Replacement case for ultra-quiet plus build? 2 September 16, 2019
Small case for 1st custom build - Feedback appreciated 6 September 13, 2019
SAS Controller Card help for NAS Killer 4.0 1 September 12, 2019
[Guide] Direct Attached Storage (DAS) - Add up to 16 3.5" drive bays to an existing server for less than $300 2 September 10, 2019
Xeon E3-1260L for Plex transcoding 3 September 8, 2019
NK4.0 Build Feedback - amac 1 September 6, 2019
NK 4.0 Prebuilt Help 1 September 5, 2019
When powering down, have to clear my CMOS to be able to boot 1 September 4, 2019
GA-7TESM SAS Question 1 September 4, 2019
Beginner Build Feedback/Help 1 September 4, 2019
NK 4.0 build feedback - giantrobot 7 September 3, 2019
Build Help- Re-purpose Gaming Rig or Sell it for NAS Killer 4.0? 3 August 31, 2019
Newbie to FreeNAS (Help is appreciated) 8 August 29, 2019
Dead Motherboard? 4 August 28, 2019
NK4.0 Build Feedback 3 August 25, 2019
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] $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] $350, 12 Core, 24 Thread, budget powerhouse 1 May 10, 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