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    Question Will 450W PSU do the job?

    Hey guys, I'm building a home desktop that will be used as a server. I won't be really needing GPU at all, so I'll get something for 10$ just to boot and get it going. I'll be running Linux, possibly Proxmox in the future. WIll the following build do fine with 450W PSU Seasonic Focus Gold...
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    [SOLVED] Guidance needed about building home server

    We're looking to build a home server to be used for, steam web cache, file server (local and internet) and ripping and hosting Blu-ray's. The hardware we're thinking about at the moment is: CPU: athlon 3000g Ram: 24gb ddr4 Storage: 10600gb 15k sas + 120gb ssd Motherboard: Asus b450m micro...
  3. iabishop

    Build Advice 10w Idle Server Build CPU & Motherboard Advice

    Hi Everyone I’m currently exploring a home server build with a target idle power consumption of 10w (with basic hardware before adding additional storage drives, pci etc) and have been reading numerous blogs and posts in my attempt to obtain a balance between processing needs and efficiency...
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    [SOLVED] Setting up a home reliable network + home server

    Dear Community, I would like to ask a few questions on how to set up my home network in such a way to reduce latency and make it reliable. So far, I have a simple router that came from the ISP and all devices are connected directly to it (mostly wirelessly and I feel like it sometimes gets...
  5. khodex1997

    [SOLVED] Home Server or NAS advice needed

    Hello I have an old pc sitting around just missing HDD's and a PSU (Here's the rest: link) I wasn't sure which I should make, a home windows 10 server or a NAS. The idea of having a small box that acts as a NAS that I can hook up to my UPS sounds really nice but at the same time it would be...
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    [SOLVED] Trying to set up a home server for games

    One of my close friends who I LAN with often is moving away soon, and I thought that setting up a home server would be a good method for us to play long-distance on a game that doesn't support private online multiplayer. We usually play Unturned with a couple other friends, and we thought home...
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    [SOLVED] Home Server Build RAM/CPU Recommendation

    https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/XvMsJb I'm able to get the cooler, motherboard and case for $200AUD from a friend. With this opportunity I'm deciding to build a home server which is something I've been meaning to do for a while. I don't have a budget but I'd like the performance to be...
  8. metalhusky

    [SOLVED] FreeNAS with cheap old i5 PC or Synology DS218j ?

    Hi, so, yeah, thats the question, what do you think is better? Getting an old Fujitsu PC like that one for 70 Euro and using FreeNAS https://www.ebay.de/itm/Fujitsu-Esprimo-E900-Intel-Core-i5-2400-3-1GHz-4GB-RAM-500GB-HDD-Win7-Pro/333308837513?hash=item4d9ac13e89:g:MHUAAOSwQd5cZAoq or the...
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    Question Best Home Server Storage Solution ( with redundancy )

    Hi guys, I often receive error message from my raid controller ( IRST ) that say "Non-Member Disk" Error. Major issue are : third time receiving this error , running in raid 10 so i have to delete the entire raid and then recreate it , and finally as the amount of data increase it begin to...
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    Question Which file sharing protocol would be the best for remote access and supported by Windows 10?

    I have a little home server. I have set up an SFTP and SMB share. The problem is that SFTP is not supported by Windows 10's File Explorer, SMB is good locally but as I read feedback, it's pretty dangerous to open it on the router. The reason why I need it to be supported by Windows is because I...