How to build a home server for cheap (under $300) and it's better than a NAS!

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Servers vs Desktop PCs as Fast As Possible

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Home Server Build - Choosing Hardware and Benchmarks

Here it is, my home server build! The goal of this server was to run multiple virtual machines without having any resource issues. This is why I went with a dual socket motherboard, allowing me to run 16 CPU cores and 128GB of RAM. I’ll discuss why I picked all the different hardware and hypervisor, as well as run some performance benchmarks to see how well everything performs. The information should help you when selecting the hardware to use in your next server build. Samsung 1TB SSD Review: Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Case Review: Noctua CPU Coolers: Corsair 850W Power Supply Overview: I got the motherboard, CPUs and RAM used from Natex: All other parts were purchased new, you can buy them on Amazon: Samsung SSD: Phanteks Enthoo Luxe: Corsair PSU: --- Follow me here --- Twitter - Google+ - We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Sunshinekitty's 2018 NAS Build

Lots of storage in this here video. Check out my 2018 NAS build. PARTS LIST -------------------- Case Fans Mobo Ram SSD CPU Cooler PSU PCI-E SATA Card SATA Cables Storage Drives -------------------- SOCIAL -------------------- --------------------

NAS: Should you build or buy?

Ever since we posted our NAS series, I've been asked whether it's better to build or buy your own NAS. In this video, I answer that question. For the Synology review, see: For the Drobo review, see: To compare all seven NAS products, see:

Home Networking: Silencing the 2U AMD Ryzen server (Noctua PWM mod)

In a previous video ( I built a 2U AMD Ryzen server. In this video I briefly talk about some blog articles I wrote on how to configure the ZFS Storage and how to configure the GPU passthrough. The rest of the video is about silencing the server to be used in a home environment! ░▒▓[Shopping links]▓▒░ Noctua NF-A8 PWM: For all other hardware, see blog links below ░▒▓[Associated blog post]▓▒░ Hardware info and ZFS configuration how-to: Proxmox GPU Passthrough how-to: Silencing the 2U AMD Ryzen server: ░▒▓[Music]▓▒░ Intro&Outro TheFatRat - Xenogenesis (

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