Project: Building a cheap NAS, part 4

Filed Under (Windows Networking) by Just An Admin on 02-05-2011

Part 4: The final parts

Almost there! We are still in need of some parts that are required to get our cheap NAS running; The power supply, cabling for the SATA connections and a little, extra ‘gadget’.

The power supply

We need a good solid power supply that can handle the power required to spin up our disks, and also be able to support future expansions. So at least 20 disks and three controller cards on a I3 processor motherboard. We kind of went solely on borrowed knowledge here. We were advices to look at the Seasonic OEM 750W ATX EPS SS-750HT 80Plus Silver DC-DC. Read the rest of this entry »

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