NAS and Anniversary Builds Complete

Server Builds:

Plex Server
COMPNOR
Dell i7 8700 / 16GB / 256GB NVMe
Price: $350 from a friend

NAS Killer 4.x
Obroaskai
CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230V2 Processor @ 3.30GHz
Motherboard: TYAN S5512WG2NR
Memory: 16GB DDR3
Hard drives 1x 120GB SSD, 4x 12TB Shucked WDs
Thermaltake CPU Cooler
Case: Rosewill 4500
Arctic Case Fans
Total: Cost: $1,200 (with the bulk being hard drives)

Anniversary 2.0 Build
Coruscant
CPU: 2x Intel SR0KL E5-2650L 1.80GHz 20MB 8-Core
Mobo: X9DRD-7LN4F(-JBOD)
RAM: 512GB DDR3 ECC
CPU Coolers SUPERMICRO SNK-P0050AP4 / ARCTIC F9 PWM PST
Hard Drives: 2x 2TB SSD 2x 4TB WD Blacks (from old server)
Case: Rosewill 4100
Arctic Case Fans
Total Cost: $1,200 (the 512GB RAM was about $700)

*Note: These where in process pics, I did flip the fan wall around and put the fan wall in the ESXI box. I have a rack shelf on the way which is for the Plex server.

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Holy Ram Batman! what are you doing with each build?

  1. Plex QS box
  2. Gen File Server
  3. ESXi Host?
    awesome setup… will last you for years.

Probably a minecraft server :wink:

Top: Plex QS
Middle: Gen File Server
Bottom: ESXI host for testing and automation work

I’m still skeptical. Will it run Crysis?