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Sanity check on hardware please. - selutha - 2012-04-24 04:26
Just a quick sanity check before ordering. I am using that case because in the end it will have 3tbx4 harddrives in it plus the boot ssd. If you have a better suggestion on the case I would love to hear it. I am making it an all in one unit; storage + xbmc + light gaming. I plan to run a few services on it, sql, web, and sabnbz. (I can think off the top of my head) Should I run windows 7 or linux on this? I am comfortable with ether os just wondering witch one will work better. Please comment on any failings you see here.
Will this space be over kill or sufficient? I have quite a few blueray disks and I do not know how to calc the size needed to be reasonable.
Thank you in adv.
ASUS F1A75-M PRO FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
FSP Group AURUM GOLD 400W (AU-400) ATX12V /EPS 12V 80PLUS GOLD Certified Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply
Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX
AMD A8-3870K Unlocked Llano 3.0GHz Socket FM1 100W Quad-Core Desktop APU (CPU + GPU) with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD ...
LIAN LI PC-V354B Black Aluminum MicroATX Mini Tower Computer Case
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F60GB3A-BK 2.5" 60GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
RE: Sanity check on hardware please. - eskro - 2012-04-24 04:52
never cheap out on power supplies...
RE: Sanity check on hardware please. - selutha - 2012-04-24 13:34
Do you not like the brand chosen or do you think it is too small for the job. Would this do better?
SeaSonic S12II 430B 430W ATX12V V2.3/EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
This is pulled from your own thread: here : SeaSonic SS-400ET 80+ Bronze 400W ATX12V ($43 + $9)
Cheaping on on the power supply can mean quite a few things, please elaborate. Though I have been thinking of using an zalman ps as I have always had a good experience with that.
Thank you for the comment on the build, but what about the proc/mb will they carry my use or do you think i should look at an intel?
SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
This one seems to have reviewed very well. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151095
RE: Sanity check on hardware please. - eskro - 2012-04-24 21:12
your build is ok, its only the PSU i dont recommend.
and yes, the SeaSonic SS-400ET is perfect!