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by yzh
Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Recommended PSU for Mini-ITX NAS?
Replies: 8
Views: 2998

tutu wrote:I've just picked up a GA-D525TUD for my NAS (pictures coming soon in my thread).. runs Linux just fine (running SAMBA and UPNP!!!)

It has 4 SATA ports, 1 IDE and I brought a PCI SATA card (3 SATA)
Keep us posted! which power supply did you get?
by yzh
Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:15 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Recommended PSU for Mini-ITX NAS?
Replies: 8
Views: 2998

ilovejedd wrote:Well, each manufacturer has only one model:
Intel DH57JG
Gigabyte GA-H55N-USB3

However, I think both only have 4 SATA ports each.
Hmm nice, I think I can live with 4 SATA ports though.. thanks!
by yzh
Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:43 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Recommended PSU for Mini-ITX NAS?
Replies: 8
Views: 2998

Re: Recommended PSU for Mini-ITX NAS?

Hi all, think I go for the Zotac H55ITX mainboard Can't recommend a PSU - but the mobo I would got for the Intel or Gigabyte - both have lower power consumption than the Zotac. Do you have any specific models you can recommend? I like the Zotac because it has 6 SATA ports, so plenty of room to expa...
by yzh
Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:11 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Recommended PSU for Mini-ITX NAS?
Replies: 8
Views: 2998

Recommended PSU for Mini-ITX NAS?

Hi all, I plan to create a mini-itx server that will be mainly used for storage / NAS and serving media. It will probably run 24/7, so low energy usage is a plus. I think I go for the Zotac H55ITX mainboard + Intel Core i3 530 cpu. I will probably start with 2 harddisk, but plan to expand later. The...
by yzh
Sun Aug 29, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Building a NAS box and using ZFS, question about PSU
Replies: 7
Views: 5998

BlackWhizz wrote:250w is enough to handle the peaks (at bootup).
Will it be enough to handle at least 4 harddisks?
by yzh
Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Building a NAS box and using ZFS, question about PSU
Replies: 7
Views: 5998

Building a NAS box and using ZFS, question about PSU

Hi, first time post on these boards here :) I'm planning to build a DIY NAS box for some time now and did some research on what I actually want. Things required for my NAS box are: * I will go for software raid, ZFS. * 64bit cpu (required for ZFS to operate efficiently) * ZFS also depends on process...