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Old 04-27-2013, 11:59 AM   #1
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Default Is this a good board to build a NAS system with?


I have a Gigabyte board at home, model number GA-EP45-DS5.

I am thinking of putting this into a case with some hard drives and using it as a NAS system using Freenas.

I know the board has 10 sata ports, of which 8 are use able (2 are probably going to be unusable due to Gigabytes design of RAID only sata ports).

Is this a sensible choice for a NAS system board or should I look to pick something new up?

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Old 04-27-2013, 12:10 PM   #2
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Default Re: Is this a good board to build a NAS system with?

For a FreeNAS box, that board will do nicely.
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