Builds


[LGA1156] NAS Killer v1.0 [LGA1155] NAS Killer v4.0 JDM's Hardware Transcoding Builds [LGA1366] NAS Killer v2.0, 3.0, Lego, & More pfSense DAS Legacy Guides [LGA2011] Anniversary 1.0, 2.0, & More This category is for the Anniversary (NSFW) 2011 build.
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Advice on what processor/socket to base my quicksync box and NAS off of since I've got some free hardware handy 3 February 28, 2020
[Guide] Hardware Transcoding: The JDM way! QuickSync and NVENC

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…

149 February 28, 2020
[Guide] NAS Killer 4.0 - 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…

172 February 25, 2020
Dell T110ii help 6 February 25, 2020
NAS Killer 4.0 (first NAS build) 5 February 25, 2020
Nas Killer 4.0 in Australia (what I did) 12 February 19, 2020
NK 4.0 Prebuilt Help 8 February 18, 2020
Rate my 10/10 "going overboard" build plz! 1 February 16, 2020
NAS Killer 4.1 supplemental build guide + deals 59 February 14, 2020
HDD Initialization 2 February 13, 2020
[Guide] 8 Bay Mini-DAS!
DAS
20 February 11, 2020
SuperMicro X9DRL-IF, 2F error with more than 2 DIMMS 5 February 11, 2020
GA-7PESH2 Which memory sticks are bad? 5 February 8, 2020
Supermicro X9SCM or Pre-built Dell T Series? 3 February 6, 2020
CPU upgrade for NAS Killer 4, E3-1270v2 or E3-1280v2 or E3-1290v2? 3 February 5, 2020
NAS Killer Plex Transcoding Questions 4 February 4, 2020
What CPUs does the GA-7PESH2 support? 6 February 4, 2020
Getting windows 10 to work property on Gigabyte GA-7PESH2 39 February 3, 2020
[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…

135 February 2, 2020
First-time server build log - Advice and Feedback - NK 4.0 5 February 2, 2020
9211-8i & X9SCM-F help 1 February 1, 2020
First Build - Struggling to build pool of Disk 1 January 30, 2020
[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 …

104 January 24, 2020
[Guide] "Lego" 8-bay, dual Xeon, ultra-quiet build (2019 updated)

This is not a replacement for the Anniversary build. This is an option in between the NK 1.0 and Anniversary build, more like the NK 2.0 and NK 3.0. Objective: Build a sub-$300 ATX dual-CPU server with lots of room fo…

53 January 26, 2020
First build - SuperMicro X9DRL-EF Need help with RAM selection 3 January 25, 2020
JDMsol SFF DIY home NAS Plex 1st Build 1 January 2, 2020
Nsfw 1.0 won't boot 😭 2 January 23, 2020
Other mini-itx motherboards for PF Sense Build? 10 January 21, 2020
Feedback on the "6-bay Mini-ITX NAS" build before I start my own 7 January 21, 2020
First Time Build (Help Needed) 1 January 20, 2020