FreeNAS Project – Hardware

FreeNAS, like any other bit of software, needs a computer to run on! Here is the chosen hardware specification for SaltiNAS.

Case

  • Fractal Design Node 804 Black PC Case : £77.28 (Ebuyer.com)

Power

  • Corsair CSM 450W Semi Modular 80+ Gold Power Supply : £46.99 (Amazon.co.uk)

Platform

  • Supermicro MBD-X10SLH-F-O Motherboard (Intel C226 Express PCH, Single SKT, SATA, IPMI) : £226.80 (Amazon.co.uk)
  • Intel Core i3 4130T 2.90GHz Socket 1150 3MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor : £91.98 (Ebuyer.com)
  • Nofan CR-80EH IcePipe Fanless CPU Coolers : £44.99 (Amazon.co.uk)
  • Crucial 8GB DDR3L 1600MT/s (PC3-12800) DR x8 ECC UDIMM 240p : £70.30 (Ebuyer.com)
  • Crucial 8GB DDR3L 1600MT/s (PC3-12800) DR x8 ECC UDIMM 240p : £70.30 (Ebuyer.com)

OS

  • Startech USB A Female to USB Motherboard 4 Pin Header cable 15cm : £2 (Ebuyer.com)
  • Kingston 8GB DataTraveler SE9 USB Flash Drive : £3.69 (Ebuyer.com)

Storage

  • WD RED 3TB 3.5″ SATA 6GB/s 64MB Hard Drive: £94.31 (Ebuyer.com)
  • WD RED 3TB 3.5″ SATA 6GB/s 64MB Hard Drive: £94.31 (Ebuyer.com)

Total cost: £822.95

(All prices include VAT)

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