I built a personal NAS solution back in November of 2015 and it is a “budget solution” mostly based on hardware I already had lying around here at home. It consists of the following hardware: CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz Motherboard: ASUS P8B75-MLE Memory: 8GB Kingston HyperX Disks: 1 WD Red 2TB for
[divider]Video Description[/divider] Combobulated is the keyword (is that even a word?) At any rate, this is a system I pulled together from bits and pieces and a CPU which was sent to me from Hong Kong. The CPU is a E8400, socket 775. Motherboard? Asus Maximus Extreme, see: http://k0nsl.org/bag/hardware/Asus_Maximus_Extreme/ Cooling? It’s passively cooled by a
I am almost 100% decided on the next upgrade for the box, which will be used mainly for gaming and a bit of development work, decided to keep the current case instead of spending extra bucks on some fancy pantsy solution, for no real purpose. The case which I currently got is sufficient for what
I’m going to order this board for one of my personal projects, it’s a mid-range board with nearly all the features of a fully-fledged motherboard except not so glamorous and most of all – not nearly as expensive. This one costs roughly 140 USD where I reside. Not bad at all!
My new, planned system-upgrade, will consist of these items: CPU: Intel i7-3820 (4 cores is enough for what I do) Motherboard:Asus Rampage IV Extreme ASUS RAMPAGE IV EXTREME Memory: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 24GB CL9 The exact product may change but I will definitively get these from Corsair as they have been great for me in