Micro ATX Backup Unraid Server

I currently have a Lenovo TS140 as my primary Unraid server running lots of goodies. Looking to build a backup box that will run Unraid. Primary functions will be backup server and Shinobi security camera storage.

Micro ATX Build

Type Part Price
Case Corsair Carbide Series 100R $65.00
Motherboard Supermicro X9SCL-F $55.00
CPU Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2 $30.00
RAM 16GB ECC total ~$50.00
CPU Cooler Stock Cooler $0
Power Supply MasterWatt 550 semi-fanless $65.00
Assorted SATA power and data cables $45.00
SSD Cache Drive 512 GB TBD $50.00
HDD 4x 6TB (probably WD Reds) TBD
Total minus HDDs ----- $360.00

Currently leaning towards this Micro ATX build to allow for more expansion at a later time.

Feedback or thoughts?

Unless you’re getting a great deal on WD Reds, look at WD My Book, WD Elements, or EasyStore external drives 8TB or larger and shuck the drive out. These are enterprise drives in the WDC HGST Ultrastar He10 family of drives.

Yup I just bought some 14 TB elements that went on sale the other day to go into the primary Unraid server. I’ll be moving some of the 4 TB reds there into the new backup server.

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So here’s my final build BOM:

Case Corsair Carbide Series 200R $53.00
Motherboard SM X9SCL-F $60.00
CPU Xeon E3-1230 v2 $45.00
RAM 16 GB ECC (4x 4GB) $50.00
CPU Cooler Stock Cooler $-
Power Supply ROSEWILL Gaming 80 Plus Gold 550W Power Supply $51.00
SATA Power & Data Cables $22.00
SSD ADATA SU800 512GB $58.00
HDD 2x 8 TB Elements @$99 each $200.00
USB Drive Kingston 16 GB DataTraveler SE9 G2 USB 3.0 Flash Drive $8.00
OS Unraid Basic $59.00
Total $598.00

Parts are ordered and will be arriving over the coming week.