I just finished building my new fileserver/NAS. I had a synology 207+ before but i wanted a real server and space for more than 2 harddrives.
Here's what i ended up with
Housing: Fractal Designs Array (rev 1)
Motherboard: Zotac NM10 DTX
Memory: 2x2GB Corsair DDR800
Harddrives: 4 x 2TB WD EARS + 1 x 80GB intel SSD (X-25M g2) -
4 of the seagates in raid10
I started out with Intel's D510MO-motherboard and a promise TX4310 raidcontroller, but the performance was really bad. So i went with the Zotac instead.
The server is running Windows 2008 R2, and a virtual linux-server in vmware workstation.
I am getting ~75-80 Mbyte/sec over network from the raid10.