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    Simplest Mac OS X Installation Guide

    Bit of background: I recently got my hands on a SuperMicro X9SCL Mobo and Xeon E3 1220 (power supply, case and 500GB) hard drive for cheap I originally intended to put freeNas on it and realized (through both thinking and discussion with a server admin) that it'd be better to put macOS on it and...
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    Help for building a Storage Server

    - I'd love to have server that last for decades (part of this versus of the shelf NAS)....but I need it to be quiet and preferably not a power hog. Currently I have a place I could store it that the noise won't bother me (not my preferred place but still a spot), but I move every 5-7years or...
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    Help for building a Storage Server

    Thanks got tunnel vision on the price. Thanks for reality check on power. Yah I realized that pretty quickly in my research. Though I did see at canada Computers a Sata expansion card that would (at probably cost in performance) expand my capability to add drives. Do you know how they affect...
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    Help for building a Storage Server

    So far with my searching I came up with this: Motherboard: SuperMicro Motherboard X8DTI-F System Board CPU: Intel E5620 2.4GHz (2x because I found it for cheapest with two already installed) http://www.ebay.ca/itm/152173893503 Case: Rosewill RSV-L4500 - 4U Rackmount Server Case or Chassis...
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    Help for building a Storage Server

    No but that is perfect idea. I have a similar styled table like that that holds my router and I have the skills to mount it. Which Xeon are you using. Currently looking at the E5540 which has the same socket and range you suggested.....I just realized you e-bay link was to whole setup and not...
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    Help for building a Storage Server

    It's two parts: I don't like the limitation to number of bays. I have had my new computer for a year and a half and filled 3TB total, I accept that you can upgrade with bigger drives, however my rate of file size expansion and accumulation is increasing, especially as I dedicate more time to...
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    Help for building a Storage Server

    I used word storage server because I want to avoid being suggested NAS products. I have yet to see a NAS that is extensible and cost effective enough for my current and future needs. Problem/Situation/Plea for help I want to build a extensible storage solution that I can easily upload and...
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