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    Asrock X570D4U-2L2T Build

    I could never get it to work in either m.2 slot; tried a couple different brands of adapter and switched the bios settings for the m.2 from nvme to sata but made no difference; these adapters aren't passing sata through or there's some special board setting that's missing. I've never seen the...
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Can anyone assist with a simple config? Apologies if this is pretty simple: My 6450-24p is working fine and I've swapped the fans for KDE1204PKVX's so it runs quieter. Now I want to get proper VLAN routing set up. My setup is straightforward for a home: I currently run everything on one...
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    I am running 3 of these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M5LIUK5/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and they work fine, though they've gone up in price by a few bucks from the looks of it. Still cheaper than they used to be. As Zombielinux says you are better off with the...
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    Asrock X570D4U-2L2T Build

    By that math I don't know why you think the 8 core/16 thread 5800x would work for you either :) You expect all those cores to be hitting high utilization at the same time, all the time? Still seems extreme to me.
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    Asrock X570D4U-2L2T Build

    Your use case is a little light on details but the 5800x is most likely complete overkill for what you are trying to do. You'd probably do well long term with even the 3600.
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    Asrock X570D4U-2L2T Build

    The confusing part is, usually those adapters are marked as working with U2 drives only (like the Intel SSD 750). Some Amazon reviewers/users state they didn't work with SATA breakout. However I don't know if that is simply because they tried it in an M.2 slot that was for nvme only (no SATA)...
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    Asrock X570D4U-2L2T Build

    Thanks. I had seen that before; in looking it's not available in any channels yet (or at least ones I can find) but I reached out to Asrock. This one...
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    Asrock X570D4U-2L2T Build

    I'm upgrading my Ubuntu NAS/Docker server to this board and a 3700x. I'm using OpenZFS for 8 10TB Red drives as my NAS storage and 2x Red SSDs for Dockers/OS. I also have an Intel PCIe 4x 3700p nvme that I have partitioned for caching and a SLOG for the ZFS array and finally a Quadro P2200 for...
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    Who is the fraud, Unifi or Citron research?

    It's not about them going under. It's about short-sellers wanting to knock double digit percentages off the stock so they make a buck. Everything else is just noise, whether valid or not.
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    Proof is in the pudding, as the saying goes: Here's my two file servers built around Node 804s, stacked on top of my gun safe in my (ventilated) closet: The 3.5 hdds (8) are on the other side of the motherboard. Here's what that looks like, from my build thread: The 2.5 ssds (2) are behind...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    If you are going up to that size, we're back to the Node 804 :) I won't repeat my earlier post in this thread other than to say I've gone through this exercise a few times now and it always wins. Once you get past the whole "but it doesn't look like a NAS case" thing you'll quickly find that...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    Again, that form-factor only works because they are using custom PCBs for their mainboard and built the power supply in to the chassis, among other design decisions. Most of the AIO NAS manufacters (Synology, et all) do this - you can't compare apples to apples here, because it's apples to...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    That box is not meant to run Unraid. I'm not saying there might not be a way to do it, but it would certainly be a workaround and, not incidentally, defeat most of the purpose of the thing in the first place. You do that, even assuming you could (and good luck) then you just spent $2k+ on a...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    That thing is a real 180 from what you were looking at building. It is very expensive, even considering what you get with it You'll be lucky to find one for sale (they appear sold out/unavailable in many places) It runs QuTS, QNaps proprietary OS. There are apps and such for it like Plex, of...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    For cooling, the biggest issue on the 810a is the weird-size 70mm fan on the side. You need good air intake and it's in a non-optimal spot. You should be fine with that CPU and a NH-L9i but if you start trying to stuff PCI cards in there too you may run in to heat problems. You don't need to...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    The Shield has a number of emulator options, there's also the tried and true Raspberry Pi solution - the 4 is cheap and quite powerful, will even run Dolphin well. You are way better off with a simple client/server model here - let the Unraid box handle NAS & docker duties as an application...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    If you pass a hardware device through to a VM or container it's usually exclusive, particularly with video cards. Technically the iGPU (P630) on that Xeon isn't a "video card" but from a hardware point of view it is. If for example you pass through Intel Quicksync to Plex (or Emby, or whatever)...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    Also - you mentioned leveraging Quicksync, I assume for transcoding (Plex, etc.)? If you do that via the P630 onboard the Xeon you won't be able to also use it for display purposes (at least not if you are passing it through to a container via Unraid/etc.) You asked about adding PCI expansion...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    Remote access when all else fails is certainly one of the things IPMI can do for you, though it depends on why the server crashed - if it's a hung Windows or other OS problem than yes, assuming you had IPMI set up correctly you could log in and see it what's going on, reset power, possibly even...
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    Zeus V2 : U-NAS NSC-810A | X10SL7-F | E3-1265 V3

    You'll never get the angled edge sata connectors to work with the 810a, there's no clearance there. I'd rule out the Gigabyte MB anyway as it is a "creator" model (I guess that is what they call workstation boards nowadays) and lacks IPMI/remote. I'll never do a server without it, personally...