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Guys,

 

Going to build an NFS storage server with the following specs

 

Motherboard ASUS P8H61-m

CPU Intel I3 2120 3.4Mhz

Controller Adaptec 51245

 

Config

12x Seagate 4TB Raid 5

 

Shoud i consider something or expect some issue's

 

Thanks!

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I think this board should work ok with the 5.2 loader without any issues, the 6.0 loader is still being refined but either way will make a good nfs box

 

If you want to setup 12 drives, why not get a couple of cheap 4 port pci x1 add on cards (plus the 4 on board) and save on an expensive controller that you won't be using the features of?

 

Also why not add an extra NIC?

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Thanks for your reply

 

Decided to install DSM6 into a VM and test with spotweb, sonarr, couchpotato and a torrent client.

I already have the adaptec controller and yes there will be extra nic's available

 

Cheers!

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