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DIY simple NAS on budget

December 24th, 2012 2 comments

User mzepan wrote in with a DIY NAS running FreeNAS and sporting a custom case. Check it out here.

Hacked together NAS in a box

December 23rd, 2012 No comments

Hack a Day brings us a low powered OpenWRT NAS in a tin box.

Categories: Custom Builds, Guides, Showcase

DIY: Home UBUNTU NAS Server

September 5th, 2011 No comments

A detailed blog post which covers hardware and software choices.

For the hardware, I ended up with a fanless MiniITX motherboard Intel D510MO, which has a Atom processor, Gigabit ethernet (all my home network is Gigabit, so it does make a difference). I am also using a 2GB 800Mhz Kingston RAM memory, and both two SATA connectors. The MOBO has up to seven 2.0 USB and one mini PCI Express, in case I want to add more SATA drives in the future.

via DanielAndrade.net

Awesome Custom Built 16 TB Atom Powered NAS

June 26th, 2010 No comments

Will Urbina has posted full build pics of a low power NAS using an Atom processor, HighPoint 8-port RAID card, and eight 2 TB SATA drives.

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DIY RAID 5 NAS Server Worklog

February 24th, 2007 1 comment

This blog contains full instructions, including links and  pictures of all hardware needed, to build a 1+ TB NAS. Windows XP is used as the software, while a Highpoint RocketRAID hardware RAID card takes care of the drives.

I did some research into building a network attached storage (NAS) server, and bought the appropriate hardware online. I’ll cover the steps I took to build a homebrew NAS server capable of offering 1Tb of redundant RAID 5 storage.