Building a Home NAS

Hi, I'm looking for a bit of advise on what hardware to use to build a home nas, i've not built a pc from scratch for ages so i'm not sure what hardware is best.

I'd like the system to be fairly low powered, have space for 3 disks, ideally not be to large and be a reasonable price. I'm going to install FreeNAS on it as that looks like it contains all the features i want

Cheers
Luke
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  1. beakersoft said:
    Hi, I'm looking for a bit of advise on what hardware to use to build a home nas, i've not built a pc from scratch for ages so i'm not sure what hardware is best.

    I'd like the system to be fairly low powered, have space for 3 disks, ideally not be to large and be a reasonable price. I'm going to install FreeNAS on it as that looks like it contains all the features i want

    Cheers
    Luke


    http://www.tomshardware.com/news/qnap-nas-storage,7350.html

    Also, have you looked here?
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/

    And here: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?p=3873703

    One tip: Space your drives and make sure that the air flow is sufficient to keep things cools.
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