Build configuration suggestions for a budget, in-home NAS system
I'm a single developer who would like to build an in-home NAS system that I can store my code repositories on. It doesn't need to be anything special since I would primarily just be using it for storing repositories so I can access them from multiple computers. I would like to stay under a budget of $150 if possible so if anyone had any suggestions on cheap mini-atx cases and things like that it would be very helpful. My thoughts are as follows:
CPU: some older single or dual-core CPU for processing Case: as stated a mini-atx case would be preferable to save room. Biggest issue would be finding one with a resonble drive bay setup to hold one 3.5 inch drive without much hassle. Power Supply: Not quite sure what I would need exactly considering this build shouldn't consume too much power. Though I would probably won't a gold-certified one Motherboard: I would imagine I wouldn't need anything too fancy here. Storage: given this project's purpose an enterprise style drive might be good but not sure what will fit into budget.
Thanks for any help!
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$150 for an entire system INCLUDING "enterprise" disk is expecting a lot. You might be able to buy a used PC on e-bay for $50 but you won't get much enterprise storage for $100.
Got a currently working system? Got a 16GB flash drive?
Try FreeNAS, works for me. Lots of documentation and user groups to help as well...