Builds


JDM's Hardware Transcoding Builds NAS Killer v1.0 NAS Killer v2.0 NAS Killer v3.0 Anniversary (NSFW) This category is for the Anniversary (NSFW) 2011 build. DAS Legacy Guides mini pfSense NAS Killer v4.0 In the works
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New guy first build 4 October 15, 2019
NK 4.0 build feedback - giantrobot 8 October 14, 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…

49 October 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…

129 October 9, 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…

117 October 8, 2019
Build with USB 3? 13 October 8, 2019
Link PSUs for easy on/off
DAS
3 October 3, 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
Mini ITX Build Problems (DQ77KB) 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
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
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
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