Looking for Advice on NK4 Variation

Here is what I have so far. I want to make sure all this looks like it will work well together I kind of had to piece things together with what I could find. Especially worried about the processor being right and whether or not I should add a GPU to help ease the load. Any advice or thoughts would be much appreciated. Thanks! I’m going to be using this as a Plex server I own about 2,000 movies I’m looking to have digital streamable versions of. Mostly just me streaming from home/mobile. My budget spread across quite a few months if possible would be $400 with some room for HDD/SSD upgrades in the future.

Type Brand Part Notes Price (link)
CPU Intel 3.1 GHz Processor SR0T9 i5-3570S From NKV4 Build $34.98
CPU Cooler Thermaltake Gravity i2 31.34 From NKV4 Build $11.99
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H V1.1 From NKV4 Build, $60.50
Memory HyperX Fury 16GB DDR3 PC3-12800U can make an offer and get cheaper $58.90
HDD Seagate 2 TB 3.5" 5900RPM Not Married to this $79.99
Case Cooler Master Elite 350 From Build $83.79

Updated: 11.26

The motherboard you picked is the wrong socket, you need LGA1155.

The HDD is overpriced… I’m sure you can get something larger for the same price.

The CPU is a third generation Ivy Bridge and will not work on a B365 mainboard - that’s intended for 8th/9th generation CPUs. The B365 mainboard also does use DDR4 memory, but the CPU is only compatible with DDR3 memory. If you’re looking for an NK4 build, stick with the CPU and you’ll need to find a compatible mainboard and RAM.

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Would something like this work? https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dell-Optiplex-3020-Intel-Desktop-Motherboard-LGA-1155-Socket-H2-DDR3-040DDP-/174436075163?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292

No, Dell motherboards are proprietary…

Have you looked at the main NAS Killer 4.0 guide? There are lots of motherboard suggestions there.

Alright I think I have solved the mobo and ram issues thoughts?

Looks like it should be okay.

Awesome thank you for your help! Happy Thanksgiving!!

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